What can a municipality do to stimulate affordable housing?

In the nine weeks that Nicole has been doorknocking and speaking at events, a recurring theme comes up in conversations with residents: housing. In particular, affordable housing. In this short video, Nicole talks about what the Town of Cobourg has done to stimulate affordable housing in the community and some of the commitments she proposesContinue reading “What can a municipality do to stimulate affordable housing?”

Do you need a ride to go vote?

Election Day is on October 24th. Voting stations will be open until 8pm. Since voting opened on October 14th, Nicole has been offering rides and taking people who wish to vote in-person at either Victoria Hall or the Cobourg Public Library. It’s important to Nicole that as many people get out to vote as possible.Continue reading “Do you need a ride to go vote?”

Sustainable Cobourg All Candidates Forum

Nicole would like to thank Sustainable Cobourg for hosting an All Candidates Forum on Friday, October 14th at Venture 13. Sustainability and the environment is important to Nicole, which is reflected in her campaign statements and vision for Cobourg’s future. Nicole’s opening remarks are below. Good Evening! Thank you to Sustainable Cobourg for organizing tonight.Continue reading “Sustainable Cobourg All Candidates Forum”

Northumberland Affordable Housing Committee Questions to Candidates

The Northumberland Affordable Housing Committee (NAHC) hosted a Mayoral Candidates Debate in September. The elected Mayors of the seven-member municipalities make up County Council and decide on affordable housing in the region.The NAHC invited municipal candidates to submit written responses to the same questions asked at the live debate. Nicole Beatty’s responses to these questionsContinue reading “Northumberland Affordable Housing Committee Questions to Candidates”

NCCofC “Speed Campaigning” Remarks

The Northumberland Central Chamber of Commerce hosted an all candidates “speed campaigning” event on Thursday, September 29th, at the Cobourg Lions Community Centre. Each candidate had two minutes to address voters. Here are Nicole’s remarks. Good evening.  Thank you for being here—gratitude to the Chamber for organizing this event. My name is Nicole Beatty, andContinue reading “NCCofC “Speed Campaigning” Remarks”

Northumberland News Candidate Profile

Thank you to Northumberland News for introducing candidates to voters. I always enjoy a conversation and exchange with Sarah Hyatt, a local reporter who tells great stories. From Northumberland News: Meet your candidates: Nicole Beatty is running for deputy mayor in Cobourg in the 2022 municipal election We asked candidates some quick questions to introduceContinue reading “Northumberland News Candidate Profile”

Northumberland 89.7FM Candidate Profiles

Thank you to Northumberland 89.7FM Truly Local Radio for asking Municipal Election candidates to answer important questions about why they are running for office and why they are the right person for the job. Nicole’s responses are shared below. Click here to read the responses from all candidates. Identify one hobby or guilty pleasure youContinue reading “Northumberland 89.7FM Candidate Profiles”

Northumberland Central Chamber of Commerce to host Meet the Candidates event

Speed Campaigning – Cobourg Date: Thursday, September 29th Time: 630pm to 9pm Location: Cobourg Lions Community Centre, 157 Elgin Street East, Cobourg About the Event (from NCCofC web page) “Speed Campaigning” is a format that was created by The Northumberland Central Chamber of Commerce to facilitate efficient and effective interaction between the voting public and candidatesContinue reading “Northumberland Central Chamber of Commerce to host Meet the Candidates event”

Nicole Beatty elected to Cobourg Council

October 22nd was Election Day in Ontario.  After three months of engaging and insightful campaigning, Nicole Beatty was elected to Cobourg Council.  Nicole shared the following message on her campaign’s Facebook page after receiving the good news:– Congratulations to my colleagues. I’m looking forward to serving and collaborating with you. There’s some incredible talent coming toContinue reading “Nicole Beatty elected to Cobourg Council”