Ward 2 has a new city councillor. Candidate Hilary Gough defeated incumbent Pat Lorje in the Saskatoon civic election on Wednesday. Lorje had served as councillor for the past decade.
Four other candidates ran in Ward 2.
Occupation: Courier driver
Quick hit: Robert Godfrey is a long-time volunteer broadcaster who is looking to engage all residents of Ward 2.
Occupation: Saskatoon operations manager for national non-profit
Quick hit: Hilary Gough believes her ability to forge strong relationships with colleagues and community members will help her serve as a councillor.
On the web: www.hilaryyxe.com
Vernon J. Linklater
Quick hit: Vernon J. Linklater is a former president of the Riversdale Community who wants to see positive change in the ward that will allow it to prosper.
Pat Lorje (i)
Occupation: City councillor
Quit hit: Quick hit: Pat Lorje, who has been Ward 2 councillor for 10 years, says she will work for stronger neighbourhoods, safer streets and effective community involvement.
Occupation: Business owner
Quick hit: Kelly Parker believes in better dialogue and communication between cultures and says that the truest democracy is one where the freedom of minorities is allowed to flourish.
On the web: www.turtleislandmusic.com
Occupation: Small business owner
Quick hit: Mark Zielke says a positive business climate while helping those who need it most will allow Saskatoon to grow and prosper.
On the web: www.markzward2.com