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Lynda Lukasik announces bid for Hamilton’s Ward Five

Lynda Lukasik announces bid for Hamilton’s Ward Five

The long-time leader of the Hamilton Environmental movement. Lynda Lukasik has announced her entry in to crowded Ward Five race for Hamilton City Council. Noting that she lives in the ward in the Eastgate area, she said that with LRT coning through the ward, there are a lot of transit oriented development opportunities in the area.”It’s a really exciting time,” she said. Flanked by council candidates Cameron Kroetsch and Kojo Damptey Lukasik said they represent a desire to create a climate-friendly community. In August of 2001, Lynda helped to create Environment Hamilton.  Lynda also advocates for improvements to local air quality through Stack Watching, by serving on the community liaison committees for ArcelorMittal Dofasco, Stelco and RAIN Carbon (Ruetgers).  Lynda also serves as the watchdog of the provincial Environmental Bill of Rights registry. Lynda has a PhD in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Waterloo, a masters of Environmental Studies from Dalhousie University and a B.Sc (Honours) in Biochemistry from McMaster University.  

Other candidates in Ward five include Matt Francis, Bob Hurst, Kevin Geenen and Sebastian Aldea.

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