Beth St. Denis
2022 Windsor Election Rose City Politics Candidate Questionnaire answers:
1. What is your prior political experience?
I have no prior political experience.
2. Why are you running?
I am running for office because I want Windsor to have an elected councillor who listens, offers practical solutions and has a profound interest in serving the people. I’m running my campaign on Integrity, Dedication and Accountability. That’s what I can offer the citizens of Windsor.
3. What do you do currently for a living?
I am an Executive Business Manager for a small business in Windsor.
4. What is the biggest issue affecting the ward you are running for?
Based on the feedback I received from hundreds of residents, the most
important issue for Ward 6 residents is Municipal Government
Accountability. Residents feel disconnected from their current
representation and want to see more follow-up, transparency and
5. What is the biggest issue affecting the city of Windsor?
After talking with Windsorites, citizens are very concerned with Fiscal Responsibility. People want more transparency and consultation in regards to where their tax dollars are being allocated.
6. Are you seeking any endorsements?
I am not specifically seeking endorsements. I want citizens to meet
me, have questions for me and view my website for my platform.
7. Have you received any endorsements?
No official endorsements from any groups or organizations to date.
8. Will you continue the “hold the line on taxes” policy?
I agree with holding the line on taxes.
9. Do you support the mega-hospital location?
I do not support the mega-hospital location. After being out in the community for the last month, it seems that there is little support for the new location.
10. Do you support strong mayor legislation?
No, I do not support Strong Mayor legislation.
11. Should the city use taxpayers dollars to bring jobs to the area?
I do not think the city should use tax payer dollars to bring jobs
to the area. There are no guarantees spending these dollars will bring jobs.
12. If you are running in a ward with an incumbent who is also running, why is change necessary, and why are you the person to deliver it?
The incumbent in Ward 6 has been in the position for almost 20 years. The number one complaint of Ward 6 residents is that their current elected representative is not visible to their constitutions.
If I am elected to Ward 6 Councillor, I pledge to respond to resident concerns, questions and issues within 24 hours of receiving their feedback. I will use multiple tools, such as a website, social media, chat, telephone etc. to keep in constant communication with Windsorites.
13. How many hours per week do you plan to allocate towards council business if elected?
I would allocate 45-55 hours per week to my position.
14. Do you live in the ward you are running for?
Yes, I live in Ward 6.
15. What agencies, boards, or committees do/have you served on, and in what capacity?
16. What person, animal or fictional character should be Windsor’s unofficial mascot?
The Boblo Bear!