Rowena
Santos

Candidate for

City Councillor
Ward 1 & 5

Rowena is a proud Bramptonian inspired by community and driven by a passion to change the culture of politics so we can make our city a place where we can live, learn, work and play. Together, let’s build a brighter future for Brampton!

Platform Summary

https://www.rowenasantos.com/ourplan

Connecting With You
  • Host regular town hall meetings
  • Engage with residents to make better decisions
Getting the Basics Right
  • Ensure timely winter road maintenance
  • Keep our parks and neighbourhoods clean
  • Develop higher standards for all City operations
  • Prioritize the needs of the residents by working as a team on Council
  • Push for a second full-service hospital at Peel Memorial and begin planning for a third hospital
  • Fight to lower auto insurance rates and end postal code discrimination
  • Invest in better road infrastructure, realistic transit solutions, bike lanes, and alternative methods of commuting to reduce congestion and gridlock
Tackling Crime to Make Brampton Safe
  • Hire more police officers to match the City’s growing population
  • Bring back funding for community safety and youth programs
  • Address and enforce speeding in our neighbourhoods
  • Develop community safety zones with increased police presence to prevent crime in our community
Creating More Jobs
  • Eliminate red tape to encourage businesses to open in Brampton
  • Increase commercial zoning for small, medium, and start-up companies to invest and flourish in Brampton
  • Work with the business community to encourage local hiring
 Making Life More Affordable 
  • Reduce the burden of residential property tax by encouraging businesses to establish in Brampton
  • Cap residential property tax increases
  • Advocate for more affordable housing solutions
Fostering a Vibrant and Innovative Downtown
  • Increase support and investment to help arts and culture thrive in our downtown core and across the city
  • Continue to push and work in partnership with Ryerson University and Sheridan College for a university campus in Brampton
  • Unlock development potential in the downtown area by eliminating all flooding risks
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