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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.

Campaign News

October 16, 2014

Dean Fortin Endorsed by Reverend Al Tysick

"It is an honour and a privilege to endorse Dean Fortin for re-election as mayor of Victoria. He has listened to and works with residents, business and the homeless alike. He has given capable and intelligent leadership to the difficult issues we are...

September 23, 2014

Dean Fortin Leads Mayors to Push Province on Mental Health

Mental illness, addiction and homelessness-related problems are reaching crisis proportions in communities big and small, say B.C.’s mayors, who want the province to provide long-term-care beds for the severely mentally ill. “The mayors’ caucus came out, to a person —...

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