About Dean Fortin
As Mayor, a community advocate, a volunteer, and a father, Dean works tirelessly to bring people together to get things done for Victoria. Dean was elected the 51st Mayor of Victoria in 2008, and was re-elected in 2011 with the strongest popular mandate ever received by a mayoral candidate in Victoria.
From his first day in the Mayor’s office, Dean has focused his time and energy on building affordable housing and tackling the complex issue of homelessness. He has led council in supporting smart and sustainable development, enhancing our vibrant downtown, and advancing a transportation strategy that meets the needs of a growing region.