Babchuk to seek city council seat

Michelle Babchuk - Photo submitted
Michelle Babchuk
— image credit: Photo submitted

After three consecutive terms serving School District 72, Michele Babchuk has decided to throw her hat in the ring for a seat on city council.

“I am very excited about this opportunity,” said Babchuk. “My intention now is to use my leadership, team building skills and work ethic to bring respectful communication and public accountability to council chambers.

“After almost a decade on Campbell River’s school board I feel I have contributed greatly to the students, parents and community of Campbell River,” continued Babchuk. “I am honoured to have been able to serve as board chair for the past three years and vice-chair for the four years prior. I am proud to be leaving the board of education in a good position, a position that the future board can build on.”

Babchuk plans to work within council and with community stakeholders to explore responsible transparent taxation, community-oriented economic development so families can thrive, and remain in Campbell River, and practice educated and informed decision making that is in the best interest of the city as a whole.

See next week’s Mirror for more on Babchuk’s decision to run for a seat on city council.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Creston RCMP issue Canada-wide warrant for Jason Neil Beaudry
B.C. teachers endorse six-year deal, 86 per cent in favour (with VIDEO)
BCTF executive recommends six-year teacher deal (VIDEO)
Decorate for charity: Festival of Trees
Tempo of Life
Young Cowichan filmmaker already winner of multiple awards
Love is never over the hill
Robson reduced to rubble
Still no answers for mom mourning loss of baby daughter

Community Events, September 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Sep 17 edition online now. Browse the archives.