Q&A with the Area A Candidates

What do you plan to do to enhance services and infrastructure for Area A residents?

  • Oct. 27, 2011 2:00 p.m.

What do you plan to do to enhance services and infrastructure

for Area A residents?


Oscar Nielsen

Directorial Candidate Area A

I am for progression and understand the need to have effective and up to date infrastructure in order to support growth and chances within a community. However, any new infrastructure must benefit the community as a whole and be supported by the majority of the area residents.  I am running for RDEK Area A because I do not have an agenda. I am aware that many individuals seek government appointments because they have a vested interest in projects and work.  That is not the case for myself.  I grew up in Fernie, married a Fernie girl and left for a career in the Canadian Armed Forces and now that I have settled back in the Valley I would like to serve my community.



Mike Sosnowski

Directorial Candidate Area A

Complete the West Fernie dike project. Support West Fernie residents with the infrastructure option they choose. Extend Fire Services to residents outside of Elkford and south of the Ski Hill. Work with the 3 Municipalities and Provincial Government to enhance Public Transit in Rural areas and Municipalities. Enhance recreational opportunities by helping to build ballfields for Hosmer and the Upper Elk Valley. Continue improvements to the Elk Valley Regional Park. Partner with the City and RCR to complete the Millennium Trail between the Ski Hill and Fernie.


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