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Vote JULIA McCREA, Ward 2, Regional & City Councillor, Oshawa, Durham Region. Vote October 22, 2018 !

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Meet Julia McCrea

JULIA @ LIVING ROOM COMMUNITY ART STUDIO fund raising sale with friends. GOAL: INCLUSIVE ART

EXPERIENCE SERVING OSHAWA & DURHAM REGION

Julia McCrea is an occasional teacher with the Durham District School Board, member of Oshawa's Accessibility Advisory Committee, Durham Region's Council on Aging and a dedicated community volunteer. Julia works to make Oshawa and Durham Region a better place to live, work and go to school. Julia has:

  • Award Winning Record of Public Service
  • Demonstrated Service to Oshawa as a Citizen Volunteer
  • Organized Airport Neighbours in the Glens and Sunset Heights Neighbourhoods

That's why Julia's running for Ward 2 Regional and City Councillor, City of Oshawa in the Region of Durham. Vote JULIA McCREA to help unite progressive people, neighbourhoods and communities in action. 


Julia supports volunteers @ Habitat for Humanity fund raising car wash. GOAL: AFFORDABLE HOUSING

ENGAGED IN BUILDING RESILIENT CITIZENS, ORGANIZATIONS, OSHAWA & DURHAM REGION

Julia McCrea builds community resiliency and counters discrimination by promoting inclusion. Julia works with neighbours and serves in community organizations @:

  • Access Durham - Board - 2017 to present - ACCESSIBILITY, INCLUSION
  • Autism Ontario Durham - Board - 2017 to present - PROMOTING INCLUSION
  • CAREA Community Health Centre/Bawaajigewin Aboriginal Community Circle Indigenous Family and Youth Program, - Volunteer - 2014 to present - CHILDCARE, INCLUSION, HEALTH, NUTRITION
  • City of Oshawa - Oshawa Accessibility Advisory Committee - Member - 2014 to present - REDUCING BARRIERS
  • City of Oshawa - Oshawa Environmental Advisory Committee - Member - 2013 to 2014 - ENHANCING ENVIRONMENT
  • Durham Migrant Agricultural Workers Network - Planner, Organizer - 2016 to present - INCLUSION, HEALTH, TRANSIT
  • Friends of the Library, Oshawa - 2013 to present -LITERACY & RECYCLING
  • Ontario Health Coalition, Durham - 2016 to present - HEALTH, LONG TERM CARE
  • Oshawa and Durham Region Métis Council, All Our Relations Métis Hand Drumming Circle  - INCLUSION, ARTS
  • Region of Durham - Council on Aging - Community Member - 2017 to present - INCLUSION, AGE-FRIENDLY COMMUNITIES
  • Science Teachers Association of Ontario - Summer Curriculum Writing Team - 2018 - EDUCATION, INCLUSION, ENVIRONMENT
  • Special Olympics - School Team Coach and Volunteer Provincial School Championships - 2012-2015, 2016 - INCLUSION, RECREATION
  • World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education - Volunteer - 2017 - EDUCATION, INCLUSION
  • Writer of Successful Nominations - Oshawa Community Legends Awards (Vi Pilkey, Jacquie Finn), Oshawa Sports Hall of Fame (Gaylord Powless), Canada Sports Hall of Fame (Gaylord Powless),  Oshawa Culture Counts Awards Innovation and Creation Champion Award (Mary Krohnert and The LivingRoom Community Art Studio) 2014 to 2017 - CELEBRATION SERVICE, SPORTS
  • University of Ontario Institute of Technology Turtle Island Camp - Volunteer 2016, 2017 - CHILDCARE, INCLUSION, EDUCATION


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438 Rossmount Avenue,

Oshawa, Ontario, L1J 3K6

JULIA MCCREA:People & Community First in ward 2

RECOGNIZED IN AWARD WINNING HerSTORY

  • 2018 Accessibility Improvement Award, City of Oshawa
  • 2015 James “Jim” Albery Award, Milliken Mills High School, Special Education Department
  • 2009 James Albery Award, Thornlea Secondary School, Special Education Department
  • 2009 Race Relations Award, York Region School Board, Chair, OSSTF Human Rights Ctte.
  • 2007 Council for Exceptional Children York Region, Teacher of the Year Award
  • 1999 Toronto Region Conservation Authority, Black Creek Project, Kingfisher Award,  Environmental Education and Leadership
  • 1997 Canadian Plastics Recycling Council, Rap for the Environment Award, Team Coach
  • 1977 External Affairs Canada/YMCA - International Exchange Delegate to Belgium
  • 1973 Ostrander Trophy, Leadership, North Toronto Collegiate Institute
  • Moore Award, Athletic Leadership, North Toronto Collegiate Institute

ADVANCE POLLS, October 5 to October 14, 2018

Friday, October 5

Campus Ice Centre, 

Second floor meeting room

2200 Simcoe Street North

12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.


Saturday, October 6

Legends Centre, Gymnasium,

1661 Harmony Road North

10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

 

Saturday, October 6

South Oshawa Community Centre, Rooms 1 and 2

1455 Cedar Street

10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

 

Sunday, October 7

Civic Recreation Complex,

Rooms 4 and 5

99 Thornton Road South

10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

 

Sunday, October 7

Donevan Recreation Complex,

Dance aerobic studio

171 Harmony Road South

10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

 

Friday, October 12

Donevan Recreation Complex, 

Dance aerobic studio

171 Harmony Road   South

12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

 

Saturday, October 13

Civic Recreation Complex,

Rooms 4 and 5

99 Thornton Road South

10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

 

Saturday, October 13

City Hall,

Committee meeting room

50 Centre Street   South

10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

 

Sunday, October 14

South Oshawa Community Centre, Rooms 1 and 2

1455 Cedar Street

10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

 

Sunday, October 14

Legends Centre,   

Gymnasium

1661 Harmony Road North

10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m

VALUES IN ACTION

BOOSTING ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

  • Ensure Clean Water, Air, Land and Food through Public Health Monitoring 
  • Clean up & Enhance Parks, Gardens, Trails and Green Space
  • Support the Conservation Authority CLOCA to Protect our Creeks and Watersheds and Lake Ontario Waterfront Wetlands & Parks
  • Plant Trees and Gardens
  • Support the Greenbelt Foundation to Resist Destruction of Green Space around cities & to Protect the Oak Ridges Moraine & local Farmland
  • Address Climate Change by promoting development with energy alternatives (solar, wind, geothermal) that reduce use of fossil fuels and carbon footprint


ADVOCATING FOR CHILDREN: CHILDREN ARE OUR FUTURE

  • Build safe accessible playgrounds, parks, trails & splash pads 
  • Make recreation centres affordable
  • Address wait lists for childcare subsidies & advocate for affordable childcare
  • Increase inclusive and culturally respectful child care spaces
  • Increase social inclusion and respite care services for families living with challenges

PROMOTING ACCESSIBILITY & AGE-FRIENDLY COMMUNITIES

  • Plan to address changing demographic needs: aging population, immigration, post-secondary students
  • Long term care wait lists need to be addressed & care hours increased
  • Seniors' apartments wait lists need to be addressed
  • Planning departments need to coordinate with Local Health Integration Networks to support aging in place
  • Durham Region Transit needs to increase respect and responsiveness to seniors, disabled and specialized transit users
  • Address affordability crisis for people on fixed or minimum incomes: pensions, ODSP, Ontario Works, minimum wage and part-time workers


GOOD JOBS FOR ALL

  • Advocate for inclusion and equity when hiring
  • Maintain positive labour relations 
  • Support a living wage for municipal and contract workers 
  • Resist privatization of public services e.g. OPUC
  • Develop EMS paramedic, fire fighting and police services to meet growing population 
  • Support buy local, buy Canadian purchasing program  
  • Join with other municipalities (A.M.O.) & citizen lobby groups to stop the cuts to provincial and federal transfer payments e.g. gas tax & downloading of service programs without adequate funding


CREATING ACCESSIBILITY & SAFE AFFORDABLE HOUSING

  • Increase accessible, affordable units in all proposed housing developments
  • Planning departments need to address increasing affordable apartments, 1 floor accessible houses & tiny houses with developers
  • Increase non-profit and co-operative housing - e.g. Durham Region Non-profit Housing Corporation
  • Enforce housing bylaws and property standards
  • Support increased fire prevention inspections
  • Advocate for rent controls & support development of tenant organizations
  • Support affordable housing registries & housing support services e.g. Community Development Council Durham
  • Support renovations and conversion programs to increase accessibility 
  • Increase shelter supports for women and children who are survivors of violence



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VOTE JULIA MCCREA Ward 2 Regional/City Councillor

North Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

TEL: 905-576-8068 CELL: 289-356-6979
EMAIL: 2018Ward2ElectJuliaMcCrea@gmail.com
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