Healthcare, safety top priorities for council hopeful
She also wants greater transit accessibility and improved social housing
(Written July 23 for Town Crier.)
Safety is a matter close to the heart of ward 13 candidate Jackelyn Van Altenberg.
She’s been a paramedic with the city for nine years and stresses the need for improvements in everything from Toronto’s roads, housing to nursing homes.
“I would have a strong focus on the city’s health services and emergency services. As a paramedic, that is where I could be most effective,” she wrote in an email. “My goals would be to create opportunity for and preservation of healthy lifestyle and safe living in our neighborhoods.” Continue reading