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  • Fauzia Mazhar, Waterloo Regional Council Candidate

    Waterloo Regional Council Candidate Fauzia Mazhar’s passion brings people and groups together to build a welcoming, inclusive and safe community. Fauzia is a community builder, engaged citizen and tireless social innovator, and is known as a keen civic strategist.

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  • answered 2018-09-09 20:12:07 -0400
    Q: Why do you want to run for office? (150 words or less)
    A: I am running because I believe that we need to elect a regional council that is more reflective of the community. Female councillors make up 37.5 per cent of our current council. Our region is one of the most racially and culturally diverse regions in Ontario, and in Canada. However, our current regional council is completely missing out on the wealth of racial and cultural diversity that our community is rightly so proud of.
    I am passionate about the challenges facing our community and the opportunities that arise when we work together to address these challenges. I am running because, like you, I want:
    • A vibrant, diversified and innovative economy;
    • Housing that is accessible and affordable for all income levels;
    • A public transit system that can keep vehicles off the roads;
    • A community where everyone feels welcomed and belonged, and
    • Decision-making that is fiscally responsible, socially compassionate, and environmentally sustainable.

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