"Doug cuts quickly to the crux of any problem."

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"... a better community and a better place to live..."

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"... genuine care for "his" community and support for youth..."

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Thank You from Variety Village to Councillor Doug Dickerson
2007 Westcreek Public School Certificate of Appreciation to Doug Dickerson 2008 Westcreek Public School Certificate of Appreciation to Doug Dickerson


For the RECORD!

"I am committed to managing change responsibility:  As we grow, we must ensure that we never lose sight of the big picture.  I believe that both my political and my business experience will prove a tremendous asset when negotiating new commercial applications.  Savings, by joining with other municipalities, have already been demonstrated through the amalgamation of our joint purchasing agreement and our reciprocal library protocol.  Positive change will improve our community.

As your councillor, my goal is to produce a budget that will meet our needs while still being as fiscally conservative as possible."

  • Convinced!  Region of Durham to allow left-turns at Brock Rd. &   Plummer St., signalize the intersection, & scrap plans for median.
  • Revitalized!  Bay Ridges Plaza site being redeveloped as San Francisco By The Bay; Shell Service Center at Liverpool and Bayly; Petro-Can station at Liverpool and Krosno; Shindler Elevator site being redeveloped for Home Depot, Future Shop, Shoppers Drug Mart.
  • Stopped!  My seven year battle to stop expansion of Dixie Road was finally won when both the Region and the Province shelved the proposal.
  • Negotiated!  Re-surfacing of Dixie Rd. N., Fairport Rd. N. & 3rd Conc. from Dixie to Whites Rd. - no cost to Pickering taxpayers.
  • Convinced!  Assisted parents in convincing Public School Board Trustees to build a new, permanent wing at Vaughan Willard Public School following the June '06 fire.
  • Secured! 4,000 new jobs created and new commercial assessment - Spar Marathon Roofing Supplies distribution centre completed.  Home Depot opened & Future Shop under construction. Nautical marine theme on Liverpool Rd. stretching northward to Annland St.  Ports Restaurant completed.  Environmental Assessment completed for Frenchmans Bay harbour entrance improvements awaiting Provincial funding.  Recreation Complex expansion completed with $1 million grant from Province.  Chartwell  seniors residence completed.  V!VA Retirement Centre under way; office tower on Town Centre underway; Pickering's first ever off-leash, fenced dog park opened.
  • Vision!  #401 Pedestrian Bridge construction about to begin at no cost to Pickering taxpayers - Doug's vision since first unveiling in 1996.
  • Secured!  Federal and Provincial funding for new bridge on Sandy Beach Rd to ease flooding in Bay Ridges, job completed.
  • Assisted!  In the formulation of three new community Neighbourhood Watch programs resulting in increased safety and less vandalism.
  • Proposed!  To the Province the creation of a new, medical teaching facility in Seaton to ease doctor and nurse shortage to reduce wait times.
  • Stopped!  Regional plans for 29 Alerting Sirens in Bay Ridges and West Shore!