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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 30, 2014

University of Victoria Students' Society Questionnaire

I was thrilled to attend a candidate fair and mayoral forum hosted by the University of Victoria Students' Society, who are also hosting an early voting location for Victoria, Saanich, and Oak Bay. Below are my answers to a questionnaire...

October 28, 2014

James Bay Neighbourhood Association Questionnaire

Dean Fortin’s Record in James Bay: - Host Mayor’s Open Door at James Bay Coffee & Books- Continued improvements to David Foster Harbour Pathway- Neighbourhood grant for installation of honey bee education garden and beehives at James Bay New Horizons-...

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