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Media archives

Click on the links below to read, in her own words, what Debbie has said about some of the pressing issues facing the city and the citizens of Ward 9.

 
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August 2022

To consider housing as a human right requires us also to think about encampments as a form of housing. 

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May 2022

...housing is a human right where ‘government is accountable to the people’.

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October 2021

Housing is a human right! Evicting people to generate greater profit should be prohited!

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May 2021

...the only way to achieve social justice is to achieve equity.

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July 2022

We have an obligation
to inform residents and
give them an opportunity
to provide feedback on
developments

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March 2022

It’s not that I am against development; it is that many proposals far exceed the official plan and/or zoning bylaws...

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September 2021

We have an obligation to do more. This health crisis requires systemic changes from all levels of government.

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February 2021

What makes this site different from many like development projects is that it is plunk in the middle of an established neighbourhood.

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June 2022

Planning is a central part of what municipalities do. It is very important to get it right from the beginning.

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November 2021

Vancouver and
St. Albert have a complete ban on conversion therapy.

Let’s add Kitchener to that list.

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July 2021

Public policy designed for the for-profit private sector does not produce affordable housing.

Period.

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January 2021

The basic underlying principle of Housing First is that people are better able to move forward with their lives if they are first housed.