New Town Council sworn in, ready to work Featured

Published on Wednesday, 16 November 2022 08:41

The newly elected members of Town of the Pas Council were sworn in last week and held their first meeting. Lisa Nordick presented the first delegation to the new council and talked about how during the public candidates forum during election brought forward the lack of understanding and inclusiveness for people who may be experience homelessness or addictions. Nordick suggested that the new members of council take the time to undergo some training and development in this area and invited them to participate in a session.
“Under the calls for action for municipalities, Action 57 requires us to educate public servants on the history of Indigenous people and the trauma of residential schools,” said The Town of the Pas Mayor Andre Murphy. “We are going to do that training and right now as well our council will be signing up for the Inclusify workshop. That workshop is a two-part one for anti-racism and council leadership training designed for municipal council to taking a personal and system approach to understanding Indigenous racism, gender discrimination and other forms of oppression.

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