Erika Lougheed

Erika Lougheed works across the North - advocating, fundraising, and creating community connections to support the most vulnerable people in her area. She mobilizes positive community collaboration for a living. Although herfocus is in Nipissing and Parry Sound, and her office is in North Bay, her work takes her all across the North. She hasa long history in non-profit management as well as experiences as a wilderness canoe guide, yoga teacher, business owner, farmer, and community builder. Erika is running for councillor of East Ferris, ON.

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Sharon Scott

Sharon Scott was born in the Donovan. She is the fourth youngest of 14 children and her parents, and most of her family, still live in the Donovan. She has four children and a grand-daughter; her two youngest will be entering post secondary school in the fall. She spent some time in B.C. where she was an assistant manager and a book keeper at a grocery store. She is currently a driver for handi-transit but, in the past, she drove a school bus for special needs children. She volunteered for Our Children Our Future for 10 years, organizing activities for preschool children and prenatal nutritional information for expectant mothers. In her spare time, Sharon is an author and published a childrens story book in 2012. She is running for Ward 4 in Sudbury, ON.

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Elizabeth De Luisa

Born and raised in Sudbury, Elizabeth earned her Urban Planning Degree at Ryerson University in Toronto. She began her career as a Market and Housing Analyst with CMHC. While with CMHC, she moved to Halifax to assume the position of Senior Market and Housing Analyst and then to Saint John as Regional Strategic Planner. Later in her career she worked as a Planning Consultant, Her clients ranged from government, developers, non-profits, and private industry. She's worked on a broad range of projects, some of which include, land use plans, municipal strategic plans, housing affordability, recreation plans, ice allocations, and cycling infrastructure. She's written a number of FCM (Federation of Canadian Municipalities) grant and loan applications and helped secure over $15million for the City of Saint John for their energy efficiency initiative. Elizabeth is the Executive Officer for the Sudbury Home Builders' Association, a non-profit that advocates for housing affordability. She lives in Ward 11, where she was raised, garden, creates art and cycle as a mean of transportation. Elizabeth is a mother of two boys. She is running to be the councilor for Ward 11 in Sudbury, ON.

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Stephanie Bernier

Stephanie Bernier is a 36 year old mother of two beautiful kids (18 and 15). She grew up in Timmins, but then moved to Cochrane by choice. She graduated grade 12 after having a baby at 17. She volunteers pretty much every chance she gets. From being on the carnival committee to a girl guide leader to even helping the army cadet corp, you can find Stephanie dedicating her time to a variety of local groups. She has wanted to join the town council for years and finally found the courage to make the leap this year. Stephanie is running for council in Cochrane, Ontario.

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