The Voice has invited each of the six candidates running in the coming Ward 1 by-election to submit a weekly campaign photo. Click through the slides below for all photos submitted during the campaign. Election Day is on Tuesday, September 15.


  • Dr. Andrew Reynolds, left, reviews a map of a major development underway which threatens the old-growth forest across from his home on Memorial Drive, according to candidate Wally Braun. While within this pristine forest, Wally Braun indicates just two of the multiple developer intrusions into this sanctuary. SUPPLIED
  • James Federico took his campaign to Centennial Park in Fenwick last week to take in a baseball game, saying that parents and children were excited to have sports back. Election discussions centered around growth and development in Fenwick, and how the town’s character may be preserved in the future. SUPPLIED
  • Wayne Olson, left, and Bill Malaschenko, one of Wayne’s campaign volunteers, meet for a shady lunch in the middle of a busy campaign last Saturday. Olson says he fully supports enforcement of the Interim Control Bylaw and so do citizens he meets at the doorstep. SUPPLIED
  • Brock University political science student Tristan Griffiths, out in the ward lending a hand to Steven Soos last week. Griffiths says he would like to see more young people taking an interest in municipal politics. SUPPLIED
  • Bi-pedal and by pedal, from left, Myranda Hartley, Sydney Doussept, Parker Triano, Calum MacMaster and Bryan Hysert help distribute candidate flyers in Fenwick for Colleen Kenyon. SUPPLIED
  • Steven Soos and Karen Fraser out on the move in Ward 1. The two stopped to share a photo of Soos' mobile campaign headquarters. SUPPLIED
  • Steven Soos and campaign volunteer Tristan Griffiths pick up some produce at Hollo Maple Farm. Soos says he supports increasing awareness of and new markets for local food. “This is more important than ever given the impacts of COVID-19.” SUPPLIED
  • Colleen Kenyon pedals the rural roads of the ward, distributing campaign literature. SUPPLIED
  • James Federico meets with Mark Young, who is launching a new business, Metler Metals, in the former North Pelham Avondale.  The two discussed how specialty retail and services tuned to the needs of the community can bring jobs to Ward 1. SUPPLIED
  • Wayne Olson and Ward 1 supporter Gary Chambers, at an Olson Meet and Greet. The candidate says he will host one more Meet and Greet on Saturday to listen to citizens’ concerns and ideas for Ward 1. SUPPLIED


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