Arts Vote 2018: Mark Carrick
  Candidate: Mark Carrick Municipality: LaSalle Position: Councillor What opportunities do you believe Windsor-Essex has to grow our...

 

Candidate: Mark Carrick

Municipality: LaSalle

Position: Councillor

What opportunities do you believe Windsor-Essex has to grow our art, culture and heritage sector?

Starting in the Grade Schools.

How do you propose to attract or retain artists and cultural workers in your community?

Advertisements letting people know we are friendly.

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?

It would be a positive option for youth, families and retirees.

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?

As a region we can lobby upper levels of government.

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?

Through County Council.

How do you personally engage with arts, culture and heritage in Windsor-Essex?

As a former municipal councillor for 14 years. I have been to events involving the arts, culture and heritage in Windsor Essex.