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
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
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

City Services

A City that is easier to access creates more choices for residential services, and creates opportunities to find more
efficient service delivery at lower costs. We will...Read More
2018-08-20T23:54:20+00:00
A City that is easier to access creates more choices for residential services, and creates opportunities to find more efficient service delivery at lower costs. We will...Read More

Affordable Housing

As the City inevitably welcomes new residents, housing must be built for everyone. We can....Read More
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
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
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Endorsements

Marianne displays a unique combination of progressive values backed up with the effectiveness and intelligence needed to achieve positive change. I believe that we should return her to office as a Victoria City Councillor.


Tony Sprackett, Fernwood community activist, photographer

Marianne Alto
2018-11-10T08:57:56+00:00

Tony Sprackett, Fernwood community activist, photographer

Marianne displays a unique combination of progressive values backed up with the effectiveness and intelligence needed to achieve positive change. I believe that we should return her to office as a Victoria City Councillor.
Because I am preparing to vote for the first time in a Victoria municipal election, I was glad to attend a small citizens’ meeting where I could hear Marianne Alto describe how she has done the work of a Victoria City Councillor and how she proposes to continue that work. What a pleasure it was to see civility embodied so thoroughly in a public figure! Marianne impressed me with her automatic inclination to “rise above”—a quality of statesmanship crucial to a Deputy Mayor. Her feet are on the ground, too. She displays a practical knowledge of what city government can achieve within the limits of its powers and income.......

 

Catherine Kerr, Fairfield Resident

 

Marianne Alto
2018-11-10T09:03:25+00:00

 

Catherine Kerr, Fairfield Resident

 

Because I am preparing to vote for the first time in a Victoria municipal election, I was glad to attend a small citizens’ meeting where I could hear Marianne Alto describe how she has done the work of a Victoria City Councillor and how she proposes to continue that work. What a pleasure it was to see civility embodied so thoroughly in a public figure! Marianne impressed me with her automatic inclination to “rise above”—a quality of statesmanship crucial to a Deputy Mayor. Her feet are on the ground, too. She displays a practical knowledge of what city government can achieve within the limits of its powers and income.......
Over the years I continue to enjoy speaking with Marianne Alto on community affairs ranging from homelessness to housing affordability and other issues. I always find Marianne open to conversation from all standpoints and I appreciate that her decisions are thoughtful and well researched. Marianne is sensible, knowledgeable, hard working and able to clearly articulate her wisdom- often provoking deep thought around the Board table. Her actions and values are truly genuine and it is evident she holds the interests of the public first and foremost in her approach. A dedicated community servant, it is a pleasure seeing her on a regular basis supporting businesses, events and causes. She is a valuable asset to Victoria City Council.

Tony Joe

Marianne Alto
2018-11-10T08:54:58+00:00

Tony Joe

Over the years I continue to enjoy speaking with Marianne Alto on community affairs ranging from homelessness to housing affordability and other issues. I always find Marianne open to conversation from all standpoints and I appreciate that her decisions are thoughtful and well researched. Marianne is sensible, knowledgeable, hard working and able to clearly articulate her wisdom- often provoking deep thought around the Board table. Her actions and values are truly genuine and it is evident she holds the interests of the public first and foremost in her approach. A dedicated community servant, it is a pleasure seeing her on a regular basis supporting businesses, events and causes. She is a valuable asset to Victoria City Council.
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 Alto brings compassion, experience and intelligence to Victoria Council meetings. We need these qualities today more than ever in a time where caring, knowledge and education actually matter.


JC Scott eco Design Associates Inc.

Marianne Alto
2018-11-10T07:09:31+00:00

JC Scott eco Design Associates Inc.

Marianne Alto brings compassion, experience and intelligence to Victoria Council meetings. We need these qualities today more than ever in a time where caring, knowledge and education actually matter.