Browsing Archive: September, 2012

A Ten Step Plan for a Better Moose Jaw

Posted by Larissa Shasko on Friday, September 21, 2012,

1. Improve efficiency, accountability, and transparency of City financial management

2. End unnecessary overspending in non-essential areas to shift funds for the improvement of essential public services placing priority on infrastructure upgrades and providing adequate funding to public transit and the humane society

3. Improve procedures for Citizens to raise concerns and complaints with City Council

4. Think Green & Blue: Implement environmental initiatives using innovative thinking to...

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Press Release: Nomination papers have been filed

Posted by Larissa Shasko on Tuesday, September 4, 2012,
For Immediate Release
September 4, 2012

Candidate for City Councillor Larissa Shasko has filed her nomination papers with City Hall this morning. Shasko is hoping to send a message that she is serious about getting elected to Council and her campaign is now in full swing. "I've already been out talking to voters on the doorstep and my online campaign components are fully operational," states Shasko. 

Shasko is running on a platform of fiscal responsibility, local economic development, and improv...

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Transit budget must be increased

Posted by Larissa Shasko on Saturday, September 1, 2012,
Public transit is an essential service for our seniors, working families and individuals, youth, and those living with disabilities in our city. However, the transit system is underfunded and can not retain/attract drivers due to wages and benefits that are not competitive with other cities. Transit is also the only city department where workers are paid only time and a half for overtime instead of double the wages like all other city employees. The routes drivers are expected to endure offer...
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