Dorval candidates for council seats
Get up to date on your choices for the coming municipal election – here is a brief overview of your candidates. Robert Longtin, Independent. Since 2008, his wife and him have lived and raised their three children in Dorval. He feels that, as an independent councilor, he can have a positive impact. He ensures that mutual goals and priorities are up for discussion and that he will maintain and even increase green spaces, harmonize new housing development and communicate to Council all concerns.
Mike Nizzola, Independent. He is a married father of three who owns and operates two small businesses. He is a fixture at all city council meetings, participating actively during question period. His priorities will be to maintain and improve the quality of life for citizens by making urban planning, the environment, the Dorval Village and appropriate spending the foundation of all decision making. He wants to make citizens’ rights a priority over those of developers, contractors and special interest groups. Paul Trudeau, Independent. A resident of Dorval since 1980, he worked 40 years as a civil servant in the finance department until he retired to run for office. The father of two
and recent grandfather wants to see more public parks and better management. If elected as Councilor, he will offer one third of his salary to organizations that serve the Dorval population. He would choose among a list that Jane Rajca, Director of Dorval Community Aid, would recommend.
Claude Valiquet, Action Dorval . Dorval homeowner since 1989 and councilor since 2005, he has a thirty year experience in sales/ marketing/ business development. As Councilor, he was Chair of Dorval Traffic Committee, VP of the Museum, Board Member at Golf Dorval, member on Committees and non-profits. If elected, one of his upcoming mandates will be to work on the revitalization of Dorval Main streets in order to attract new businesses and increase customer appeal. Pascal Brault, Independent. Family man, he is a father of three boys, a teacher at College Sainte-anne and is involved in his community. Through direct contact and active listening to concerns and needs, he has drafted a 5
goal platform. Increased neighborhood safety, better planning of parks and green spaces, adapt recreational activities to the needs of the citizen, implement an active mobility plan and sound management of public finances ensuring a low tax rate and high quality of services.
Michel Hebert, Action Dorval . He has spent his entire life in Dorval. Retired from an international construction material distributor after 36 years, he has been an Action Dorval councillor for the last 12 years. He has also been president of Dorval Historical Society, vice-president of Golf Dorval and treasurer of the Dorval Museum, vice-president of Maison Donalda-boyer and member of the City employees advisory pension plan Committee. He wants to reduce municipal tax bill of average house by 2.5% in 2018 and maintain sound management of financial situation. Daniel Da Chao, Independant. He has worked diligently as a volunteer for 20 years and Councilor for 12. He qualifies himself as a person of integrity. He believes in accountability and fairness in his dealings with all citizens. Dorval should create job and business opportunities according to him, and subsidize major dwelling improvements, modernize the commercial sector, protect green spaces, and invest in making the community a better place to live, love and shop in.
Claudio Dilorenzo, Independant. A 25 year resident, he is an investment broker and banker who graduated from Concordia University. His priorities include revitalizing