Answer: I have always looked at our Regional as a great example of diversity inclusion in our community. Regardless of your ethnic background, religion, gender or sexual orentiation, mental or physical disability, you should be included and made to feel welcome and included. As we identify any shortcomings in that effort we should engage in a public campaign to deal with that. That may take many different forums but is worthy of our best efforts.
Answer: We need to find ways, in collaboration with all levels of government to provide stimulus for business owners to help them build back their lost revenue they endured during the pandemic. This is especially true in the small retain, restaurant and hospitality industries. Any flexibility we can extend in terms of enlarging patios, expedited approvals for expansion are examples of things that should be done.