Justin Alexander A Smith

Independent for Port Coquitlam Council
Keeping families together when the kids leave the nest with new affordable housing, protecting our parks and rivers with sustainable development, and giving you a seat at the table through simple & straightforward outreach.

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Climate Change

Active Transportation

Work with (or pressure) translink to expand bus routes & bring the SkyTrain to Port Coquitlam

Electric Bikes & Scooters

Expand bike lines & ensure they're built with rider safety as top priority

Energy-Efficient Buildings & Retrofits

Ensure new housing projects are climate concious
Learn from other municipalities (New Westminster) to develop a successful retrofit program

Flooding

Invest in modern flood-prevention technology such as floodwater filtration systems & permeable pavements

Green Space

Protect Port Coquitlam's beautiful parks & rivers, ensure new developments do not destroy public greenspaces.

Private Vehicles

Expand EV charging access at public spaces to assist with a transition to electric vehicles

Public Spaces & Services

Green Space

Protect Port Coquitlam's beautiful parks & rivers, ensure new developments do not destroy public greenspaces.

Transit & Getting Around

Active Transportation

Work with (or pressure) translink to expand bus routes & bring the SkyTrain to Port Coquitlam

Electric Bikes & Scooters

Expand bike lines & ensure they're built with rider safety as top priority

Private Vehicles

Expand EV charging access at public spaces to assist with a transition to electric vehicles

Misc. topics

Biography

submitted by the candidate or their team
I'm a (nearly) lifelong resident of Port Coquitlam looking to create an affordable, sustainable & engaged city!

I work alongside amazing advocacy organizations as a campaign strategist with New/Mode and have a passion for research and problem solving (inspired by my Political Science Degree from SFU).

Beyond politics, I love playing in bands, going on long walks, and talking about movies!

Reason for running

submitted by the candidate or their team
I'm running to give you a seat at the table & find collaborative solutions to Port Coquitlam's toughest problems.

Throughout my life in Poco, I've been inspired at what people can accomplish when we work together. We have incredible people with amazing ideas - I want to use my position as councillor to give you a platform and a voice.

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