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Sandra Nixon

Sandra Nixon

NDP candidate for Richmond Centre
Care for people and the planet. Communities thrive when we're all supported to be well, connected in our community, and to have opportunities for building a good life.

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An experienced community leader and advocate for social justice and the climate. United Church minister, School Trustee, housing co-op & electric vehicle advocate. I've lived in Richmond for 20 years. I believe we're all connected - people and planet.

An experienced community leader, Sandra is the Chair of the Richmond Board of Education, serving as an elected trustee since 2014. She and her husband have lived and raised their family in Richmond for the past twenty years.

She’s an active community advocate on issues such as poverty, housing, climate justice, mental health, anti-racism, indigenous justice, and LGBT+ rights.

Sandra is also a minister in the United Church of Canada, with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in finance and accounting. She’s a housing co-op member/advocate, EV owner/advocate, and former Girl Guide leader.

She has a proven track record advocating for:

a school district SOGI (Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity) policy

an anti-racism working group to address systemic racism in the school system

seismic upgrading for schools

supporting student climate action and district/city sustainability initiatives

temporary modular housing and other affordable & supportive housing

more electric vehicle infrastructure

Reason for running

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People & planet (not profit) need to be our priorities as a society. Our government needs to do better for both.

I commit to being an engaged and determined voice for Richmond - for meaningful action on housing and affordability, the climate emergency, inequity and racism.