Stephen has dedicated much of his professional life to public service representing Orléans first as Catholic School Trustee and now as City Councillor for Cumberland Ward.
A lifelong resident of Orléans, Stephen was raised in Queenswood Heights and Fallingbrook. Stephen, his wife Marta, and their son Stephen Jr., are proud residents of the wonderfully bilingual and diverse community of Chaperal.
AS SCHOOL TRUSTEE STEPHEN:
✓ Replaced aging portables with school additions at St. Matthew & Lester B Pearson High Schools.
✓ Delivered four straight balanced budgets.
✓ Brought environmental issues to the forefront, greening schools and saving money.
✓ Invested in our most vulnerable students and in classrooms.
✓ Donated $20,000 trustee raise to charitable groups.
✓ Spearheaded back to school safety initiatives, including proactive speed deterrent measures.
AS CITY COUNCILLOR STEPHEN:
✓ Built the François Dupuis Rec Centre – the first new pool since amalgamation here in Orléans.
✓ Expanded Millennium Park with artificial turf and massive splash pad.
✓ Fought to bring LRT to Orléans – construction began in 2019.
✓ Secured Jobs for Orléans: Amazon, CIP Grant for businesses and new offices on Innes.
✓ Built 12 new parks, new fire station & recreation centre.
✓ Protected hundreds of acres of forest and planted thousands of new trees.
AS YOUR MPP STEPHEN WILL:
✓ Re-upload HWY 174 to ensure necessary investments & HOV lanes.
✓ Plan the next phase of the Montfort Health Hub in order for Orléans to have its own hospital.
✓ Enact strong consumer protection laws for new home buyers.
✓ Implement smart growth & business centres around LRT stations in Orléans.
✓ Continue investing in community programming for youth in Orléans.
✓ Grow the green economy to help create jobs today and for future generations.