Gord's platform can be found here: www.gordbaird.ca
Care homes & assisted living
Restauraunts & hospitality
Tech & Innovation
Rent and evictions
Schools and COVID
Mental health and schools
Racism and reconciliation
Policing of drugs
Mental health support
Gender pay gap
Early childhood development
Youth in care
Indigenous child welfare
Government support for workers
• Vice Chair of the CRD Regional Water Supply Commission
• Commissioner for Juan de Fuca Water Distribution Commission
• Co-owner and founder of Eco-Sense Living
Gord presently sits as a second-term councillor in the District of Highlands, Vice Chair of the CRD Regional Water Supply Commission, and Commissioner for the Juan de Fuca Water Distribution Commission. He helps people and communities have access to clean water both in his role as a councillor and his professional work.
For the last 15 years Gord has been the co-owner of Eco-Sense Living; a resilient and diversified business that focuses on integrated, regenerative design systems for water, energy, food, and buildings. His home was called the “World’s Greenest House” for over a decade with the award of “Living Building Challenge Petal Recognition.”
Gord is the President of the BC Fruit Testers Association, a non-profit that supports BC farmers, hobby orchardists, and horticultural students. He is also the co-author of a book on compost toilets.
His experience in policy creation is informed by broad-ranging technical, design, and hands-on skills including integrated water and waste systems, construction and codes, sustainable energy, horticulture, and regenerative agriculture.
He thrives on inspiring and teaching a broad range of people. He has given classes, workshops, presentations, and tours to 1000s, including elementary to university students, bankers and engineers, policy makers and politicians . . . including John Horgan on many occasions.
He holds a BA from SFU, and have spent most my years in business, beginning as co-owner of Advance Collision.
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