A Vision for Milton. A Plan for our Downtown Core.

  • Better jobs. Less commuting.

    Better jobs. Less commuting. It’s what we all want. But how can we make it happen? Milton has an excellent business development team that has attracted hundreds of jobs to town. Unfortunately, most of those jobs have not been a good match for our highly educated, professional workforce. The result? Over half of our town’s…

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  • My Platform

    A Vision for Milton. A Plan for our Downtown Core. I am running to become your Local Councillor because I believe that, together, we can make Ward 2 and all of Milton a better place to live. A place where we can go to work without spending three hours on the highway every day. A…

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  • My Plan for Revitalizing Downtown

    We’ve heard a lot of talk from candidates about “revitalizing the downtown core” and “making sure intensification is done right”. But without a solid plan, it’s all just talk. Here’s my plan: 1) Identify the Problem Milton is a town of well over 100,000 with a downtown designed for 20,000.  That traditional core cannot be…

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  • Working For You

    It was wonderful to see so many people taking time out of their busy long weekend to attend my Campaign Launch on Saturday. From friends and colleagues offering their support to folks from the neighbourhood who just dropped by to see what it was all about, it looked like everyone had a great time. We…

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  • Breaking Down the Fourth Wall

    The 2010 municipal election in Milton brought some much needed fresh air to our Town Hall. There were new faces, new ideas, and a new sense of civic engagement and empowerment that I have never experienced in this town before. In just a few months we saw the implementation of online streaming and video archives…

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Your candidate in Ward 2

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I am running as a candidate for Town Council in Ward 2. I believe that our town’s central core deserves a representative willing and able to move Milton forward while protecting our heritage and helping our downtown core thrive and prosper.

Accomplishing this will require more than talk and empty promises. It will require an understanding of how local government can shape development as our town grows and changes, and a willingness to take action.

With your support, I can be your voice as we move Milton forward. This is our town too. It’s time we were heard.

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  • About Jennifer

    Jennifer Smith is a graphic designer, small business owner, community volunteer, and long time Milton resident.

    Since making the move to Milton in 1994 with her husband Adam and son Iain, Smith has been strongly involved in the local community through various cultural, environmental, and political activities. Jennifer has spoken out on many crucial issues over the years such as traffic and parking on Commercial Street and the closure of the Bruce Street Library.

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  • Issues

    From downtown development and intensification to the parking around the Commercial Street toboggan hill, I have written and continue to write about issues that affect central Milton and the Town at large. Please take a moment to browse through some of my posts, and let me know what your thoughts are about these important issues, including:

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  • Volunteer

    Want to get involved? There are many ways you can help out with the campaign. From canvassing and distributing literature to hosting a meet-and-greet, volunteering is a great way to contribute and to get involved with your community.

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