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2021 Candidate Profile - City of St. Albert Council

Former councillor, Bob Russell, enters mayoral race

Former councillor, Bob Russell, enters mayoral race

Russell, who has served five terms as a city councillor, said if elected he would like to focus on transparency, cutting city spending, and increasing the number of smaller homes in St. Albert.
Former Alberta fire commissioner Kevan Jess to run for council

Former Alberta fire commissioner Kevan Jess to run for council

“I’m excited about the opportunity to work with other elected officials and administration on how we can keep the city the place that it is, as well as making it better for the future."
Alberta Hockey hall of famer Wally Popik joins race for council

Alberta Hockey hall of famer Wally Popik joins race for council

Popik said he wants to work toward increasing council transparency, and evaluate city services to assess potential avenues for cutting back on spending.
Retired contractor Isadore Peter Stoyko makes bid for council

Retired contractor Isadore Peter Stoyko makes bid for council

Stoyko said that when it comes to the city's budget, he would like to see more attention paid to distinguishing between what he described as its wants and needs.
Mayor Cathy Heron to run for re-election

Mayor Cathy Heron to run for re-election

Heron said she wants to focus on developing more defined climate targets for the city, revitalizing the downtown core, and protecting the Sturgeon River from development.
Former provincial policy worker, legal assistant, Jennifer Cote, to run for council

Former provincial policy worker, legal assistant, Jennifer Cote, to run for council

Jennifer Cote said transparency and community engagement would be her main priorities if she was elected as councillor.
Retired urban planner Ross Guffei to run for council

Retired urban planner Ross Guffei to run for council

In addition to prioritizing traffic issues, Ross Guffei said increasing council transparency would also be essential to him if elected.
Wes Brodhead announces bid for re-election

Wes Brodhead announces bid for re-election

In addition to supporting growth, Wes Brodhead said ongoing reconciliation work will also be a priority for him if re-elected, highlighting the healing gardens, as well as council’s past work in engaging Indigenous citizens.
Retired project management professional Mike Killick makes bid for council

Retired project management professional Mike Killick makes bid for council

A sixth St. Albert resident has joined the race for councillor in the upcoming municipal election this fall.
Natalie Joly announces run for re-election

Natalie Joly announces run for re-election

"I am still excited about St. Albert, and I feel confident that with the next council, we're going to be able to accomplish a lot this term."