Affordable Housing

As the City inevitably welcomes new residents, housing must be built for everyone. We can....Read More
Marianne Alto
2018-05-23T18:49:30+00:00
As the City inevitably welcomes new residents, housing must be built for everyone. We can....Read More

Transportation

As the city and region grow, we must act now to blend and enhance balanced options for transit riders, motorists, cyclists, pedestrians, electric and conventional modes, and allow for new and sustainable transportation solutions. We can... Read More
Marianne Alto
2018-05-23T18:52:47+00:00
As the city and region grow, we must act now to blend and enhance balanced options for transit riders, motorists, cyclists, pedestrians, electric and conventional modes, and allow for new and sustainable transportation solutions. We can... Read More

Business Prosperity

Strong business supports strong community, city and social services. We can enable and support business to grow
in a measured way that fits the city and region. Business success contributes to the resources Victoria needs to fund
community/additional services. We can...Read More
Marianne Alto
2018-08-20T23:52:17+00:00
Strong business supports strong community, city and social services. We can enable and support business to grow in a measured way that fits the city and region. Business success contributes to the resources Victoria needs to fund community/additional services. We can...Read More

Social Justice

People in our city who need greater help with mental health and substance use require our compassion and action.
Economic disparity, inclusion, public safety, and social service delivery are threads on which I will focus to keep
our city working together. We can...Read More
Marianne Alto
2018-08-20T23:52:50+00:00
People in our city who need greater help with mental health and substance use require our compassion and action. Economic disparity, inclusion, public safety, and social service delivery are threads on which I will focus to keep our city working together. We can...Read More

Indigenous Relations

Strengthening the cultural, economic and social relationships with local Lkwungen Peoples, notable the Songhees
and Esquimalt First Nations will benefit and enrich all Victoria/CRD residents. We will...Read More
Marianne Alto
2018-08-20T23:53:32+00:00
Strengthening the cultural, economic and social relationships with local Lkwungen Peoples, notable the Songhees and Esquimalt First Nations will benefit and enrich all Victoria/CRD residents. We will...Read More
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Endorsements

For 14 years I’ve been witness to Marianne Alto’s honesty and dedication to our community. She has a fine legal mind, history of human rights work, and long experience crafting policy and legislation. She follows through on her promises and gets stuff done. I’ve watched Marianne handle difficult public consultations and chair impossible meetings with warmth and a steady hand. People feel heard and grounded in her presence. Marianne does her homework. She thinks hard and in detail about tough issues. Her kindness, humour and obvious enjoyment of the challenges of governing are the icing on the cake. I sincerely hope Victoria will support her campaign and be lucky enough to have her on Council for another term.


Jessica Van der Veen

Marianne Alto
2018-11-10T09:00:18+00:00

Jessica Van der Veen

For 14 years I’ve been witness to Marianne Alto’s honesty and dedication to our community. She has a fine legal mind, history of human rights work, and long experience crafting policy and legislation. She follows through on her promises and gets stuff done. I’ve watched Marianne handle difficult public consultations and chair impossible meetings with warmth and a steady hand. People feel heard and grounded in her presence. Marianne does her homework. She thinks hard and in detail about tough issues. Her kindness, humour and obvious enjoyment of the challenges of governing are the icing on the cake. I sincerely hope Victoria will support her campaign and be lucky enough to have her on Council for another term.
I endorse Marianne Alto for city councillor in the October municipal election. I’ve lived in Victoria for about 11 years now. I love it here and this city has been very good to me. As a councillor, Marianne has engaged with many groups in the community, from First Nations folks to those in the arts. Much of her work is behind the scenes where she nurtures careful conversations and the dreams of new possibilities. She is always cheerful and pragmatic – a balance few achieve. A few can do it with the homeless and unsheltered on our streets and some can do it with business people. She does it with both and all the rest of us. It makes it possible to be take her seriously and to trust that she is listening and thinking ahead. We are lucky to have her working for our good.

Evelyn Battell, Fairfield

Marianne Alto
2018-09-07T17:54:07+00:00

Evelyn Battell, Fairfield

I endorse Marianne Alto for city councillor in the October municipal election. I’ve lived in Victoria for about 11 years now. I love it here and this city has been very good to me. As a councillor, Marianne has engaged with many groups in the community, from First Nations folks to those in the arts. Much of her work is behind the scenes where she nurtures careful conversations and the dreams of new possibilities. She is always cheerful and pragmatic – a balance few achieve. A few can do it with the homeless and unsheltered on our streets and some can do it with business people. She does it with both and all the rest of us. It makes it possible to be take her seriously and to trust that she is listening and thinking ahead. We are lucky to have her working for our good.
It’s my pleasure to endorse Marianne Alto! I’ve observed Marianne’s work as a Victoria City Councillor and member of the community. I’ve observed that she is a community focused leader that you can count on. Marianne is a balanced and strategic decision-maker and a huge asset to our community.

Lucia Heffelfinger-Orser

Marianne Alto
2018-11-10T07:10:49+00:00

Lucia Heffelfinger-Orser

It’s my pleasure to endorse Marianne Alto! I’ve observed Marianne’s work as a Victoria City Councillor and member of the community. I’ve observed that she is a community focused leader that you can count on. Marianne is a balanced and strategic decision-maker and a huge asset to our community.
Victoria needs balanced representation on Council, so we can continue to grow and change with the times, while keeping our social obligations and the needs of civil society in view. Marianne has provided that representation over the past 7 years and I’m proud to support her for another term on Council.

Paul Ramsey, Entrepreneur and Homeowner in Fairfield

Marianne Alto
2018-11-10T07:08:48+00:00

Paul Ramsey, Entrepreneur and Homeowner in Fairfield

Victoria needs balanced representation on Council, so we can continue to grow and change with the times, while keeping our social obligations and the needs of civil society in view. Marianne has provided that representation over the past 7 years and I’m proud to support her for another term on Council.
Marianne is a big part of our positive relationship with the City of Victoria. She shares our values of respect, honesty and courage. Like a true friend, you can count on Marianne to be honest, and at your side. I thank her for having the courage to walk with us.

Chief Ron Sam, Songhees Nation

Marianne Alto
2018-11-10T07:07:42+00:00

Chief Ron Sam, Songhees Nation

Marianne is a big part of our positive relationship with the City of Victoria. She shares our values of respect, honesty and courage. Like a true friend, you can count on Marianne to be honest, and at your side. I thank her for having the courage to walk with us.
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