Election 2014: Council candidate Gordon MacKinnon

City of Victoria: MacKinnon, Gordon - council candidate

  • Nov. 6, 2014 11:00 a.m.
Gordon MacKinnon - council candidate

Gordon MacKinnon - council candidate

Bio

Gordon has studied and worked in engineering and computing. At the University of Alberta, he was on the board of directors of CJSR-FM. He has lived in Greater Victoria for over two decades, founding DataSure Services, presented a tutorial at the 1996 NASA/IEEE conference on Mass Storage Systems and Technology, made two appearances at 2001 legislative assembly standing committees and the House of Commons Finance Committee budget consultations in 2007. He has painted two hydro poles in the Fernwood pole painting, and is also a recorded singer/songwriter with performances spanning over 30 years, including the 2013 Sasquatch Gathering festival in Alberta. He currently works in production for Black Press, is a member of VEMA’s Cyclist Response Team, and completed the 2014 Tour Disaster bike rally.

 

Why should I vote for you?

I have a broad range of experience, continuing to learn and ask difficult questions. We can achieve the best outcomes by leveraging the community ethic. It is more effective to educate rather than legislate. I favour governance by sound judgement, not sound bites. There aren’t easy answers to challenges we face.

 

Your main goal if elected?

To provide strategic vision to help Victoria to provide the leadership the world needs in evolving a sustainable and inclusive community, and leverage and enhance our most valuable assets, human resources and quality of life to foster economic growth and self-actualization.

 

Website: www.gmackinnon.ca