Arts Vote 2018: Wiquar Husain
  Candidate: Wiquar Husain Municipality: Windsor Position: Councillor Ward: Ward 1   What opportunities do you believe Windsor-Essex...

 

Candidate: Wiquar Husain

Municipality: Windsor

Position: Councillor

Ward: Ward 1

 

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

Sculpture Garden, Carousel of Nations and transportation museum

 

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

Arrange more cultural functions and provide incentives to the artistes such as tax rebate on setting up film making studios and film making.

 

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?

Art and Culture plays a big role in attracting tourists for their leisure and entertainment.

 

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?

Getting non- profit organizations involved and ask for donation from local entrepreneurs.

 

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?

Best way is to setup an art and cultural committee at municipality level.

 

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

Attending art exhibitions and attending other cultural programs.