Candidate: John Lein
What opportunities do you believe Windsor-Essex has to grow our art, culture and heritage sector?
Promote art, culture and heritage days in our community. Close streets for craft sales etc. Invite grade school children to participate in art, culture and heritage events. Having younger children recognize the value of such events is key to growth.
How do you propose to attract or retain artists and cultural workers in your community?
Allow those in the community to sell, promote and advertise their craft.
What role do you see for arts and culture in the promotion of the region both as a destination for tourists and as a place of permanent residence for youth, families, and retirees?
We need to have good arts and cultural events / festivals to aid in attracting visitors.
In what other ways could you use your position as an elected official to help support the arts, culture and heritage sector outside of using municipal funding?
Promote membership $
What is your perspective on the best ways to collaborate with other levels of government to ensure sustainability and growth for the cultural sector of our community?
Invite various interest groups to events to showcase our talents.
How do you personally engage with arts, culture and heritage in Windsor-Essex?
Attend various events.