an account from one Whistler Councillor

Month: September 2011

Meet the Candidate

Meet the Candidate

As most of you know, I’ve embarked on a new adventure. On September 19th, I sent a letter to the Pique and the Whistler Question asking them to tell my friends and neighbours that I intend to run for Whistler Municipal Council. Since then, friends […]

press release: Jen Ford to run for Council

press release: Jen Ford to run for Council

I am pleased to announce my bid for a seat at the Council table on November 19th, 2011. I believe that I represent a large, yet currently under represented demographic among Whistler voters. I work a regular job at Whistler Blackcomb, I’ve lived in 6 different rental places […]

Thoughts on this week in Whistler

Thoughts on this week in Whistler

A few things got me riled up while reading the Pique Newsmagazine this week… in no particular order: The RMOW’s decision to close Day Lot # 4 on September 9th and 10th. When I drove in and saw the sign on Tuesday, I thought to […]

RMOW Council Meeting, September 6, 2011

RMOW Council Meeting, September 6, 2011

I observed the bi-weekly council meeting last night. It was a good one, as they covered a few different angles of local governance. A concerned citizen wanted to clarify his understanding of the new Official Community Plan. He thought that they were going to devalue […]

Heading to competition again

Heading to competition again

Next Saturday, September 10th, I’m registered in the Crossfit BC Summer Challenge. Should be interesting! There are 25 men and 25 women going for glory in a series of workouts over the course of the day. We will be not only challenged to lift heavy, […]