Candidate: Gilbert Cantin


Running for: St. Albert City Council
Years resident in community: 3 years
Neighbourhood: Grandin
Age: 47
Family status: Common law, 3 children
Education: Bachelor degree in civil engineering
Current Occupation: Business owner

Q: What was your primary motivation to seek elected office?
I am an engineer with a lot of experience in construction and I want to get involved in the community so St. Albert can benefit from my experience for the numerous projects coming up.

Q: What skills and experiences have prepared you for this office?
I am a civil engineer in Alberta with a lot of experience on mega projects from $600 million to $12 billion. I think I am well prepared as I managed quality departments on projects which had up to 1,200 workers. I am a fast decision maker who is able to see the big picture.

Q: What do you think are the most important issues to the community?
1.  Traffic. St. Albert Trail lights synchronization and twinning of Ray Gibbon Drive.
2.  High Taxes.
3.  Affordable Housing.

Q: What specific goals will you work to achieve if elected?
The three listed in previous question.

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