Mayor - 2018 London Municipal Election Candidate Survey

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Architectural Conservancy Ontario - London Region (ACO London) sent an online survey on heritage issues to candidates running for City Council in the upcoming municipal election. The survey asked candidates about their thoughts on issues such as heritage conservation, ‘demolition by neglect’, and adaptive re-use of older buildings. This is the second time ACO London has surveyed local municipal election candidates, the first was for the 2014 election.

Responses received: Ed Holder, Dan Lenart, David Millie, Jordan Minter, Carlos Murray, Paul Paolatto, Tanya Park, Jonas White
No response received: Vahide Bahramporian, Paul Cheng, Ali Hamadi, Nina McCutcheon, Mohamed Moussa, Sean M. O'Connell


Ed Holder

Would you consider designating a property with heritage or cultural value against the owner’s wishes? Do you support municipal property tax breaks for heritage properties? Do you support financial assistance and advice to those who seek to conserve, restore, and maintain their heritage properties? Do you support funding, by-laws, and policies that encourage heritage conservation? Please specify any initiatives that you would propose.

Yes, within limits.

I support municipal staff giving advice at no cost to the property owners.

I support policies that encourage heritage conservation. I could support by-laws where deemed appropriate by municipal staff, and properly debated by Council. Funding might be considered on a case by case basis after debate by Council and an associated resolution of support.

I do not propose any new City-wide policies. I do personally encourage individuals to preserve heritage properties on their own initiative if they so choose.

How would you deal with the issue of ‘demolition by neglect’? Are you in favour of the City enforcing property and building standards for all heritage structures, including allowing city by-law inspectors to legally enter empty buildings on a frequent and regular basis to ensure that property and building standards are being upheld? Would you support issuing fines to property owners and developers who allow buildings to be destroyed by non-accidental fire, illegal demolition, or other acts of negligent destruction? Do you agree London should adopt a Heritage Building Protection Plan initiative such as other municipalities have implemented that would require property owners and developers to submit and implement plans to maintain and secure heritage structures throughout development approval processes?

Demolition by neglect is often difficult to foresee, and may be a matter of opinion if in process. Situations in question should be identified for evaluation and action.

I am in favour of enforcing property and building standards for all heritage structures in the City of London.

Our existing local by-laws and Provincial Statutes relating to the destruction of any buildings and structures will be enforced by the appropriate jurisdictions in all cases.

I do not agree London should adopt a Heritage Building Protection Plan initiative that would arbitrarily restrict the future plans of building owners for their properties. I would however, be open to reviewing the experiences of other municipalities that have adopted Heritage Building Protection Plans.

How would you balance development pressures against the community’s desire to conserve heritage structures and neighbourhoods? How would you encourage the adaptive reuse of London’s built heritage when its original uses are no longer feasible? Do you support, in principle, neighbourhood-specific moratoriums on demolitions while an area is being studied as a potential Heritage Conservation District?

Firstly, Council would need to quantify “community desire” and “development pressures” such that an objective decision could be made. With Council I would use my experience in collaboration, negotiated agreements, and the process of establishing alignment when disparate interests are evident on issues and proposals.

Through Council we would ask City staff to provide Council with a range of possible alternatives, with special attention to successful projects in other municipalities for review and discussion, and presentation if deemed appropriate to property owners. I would not attempt to force an “adaptive reuse” of a property on the property owner.

I support utilizing existing by-laws and statutes in all cases relative to demolitions. Only when a neighbourhood has been approved by Council as a Heritage Conservation District should such moratoriums be enacted.

What steps would you champion as a member of Council to ensure that the London Plan’s provisions to protect heritage properties along the BRT routes are implemented?

I do not support the current BRT plans. In my opinion the current BRT plan does not meet The London Plan’s vision of “exciting, exceptional or connected”. It would also cost at least a half billion dollars to benefit a small percentage of London taxpayers and residents, and its construction would cause 10 years of traffic headaches, while needlessly destroying some of London’s most important and iconic streetscapes.

Do you plan to incorporate built heritage issues into your campaign platform? How? Please include any additional comments you would like to share.

Together with Council I plan to review and evaluate heritage issues as well as all land use planning issues within the context of the vision of The London Plan, i.e. “exciting, exceptional and connected”.


Dan Lenart

Would you consider designating a property with heritage or cultural value against the owner’s wishes? Do you support municipal property tax breaks for heritage properties? Do you support financial assistance and advice to those who seek to conserve, restore, and maintain their heritage properties? Do you support funding, by-laws, and policies that encourage heritage conservation? Please specify any initiatives that you would propose.

Yes to #2,#3,#4.

One huge problem is private property rights, or the lack thereof, especially with #1. Culture and history is a great treasure. But what happens much of the time is "Demolition by Neglect". This is a Canadian way of getting around the rules. If it can be saved, especially if the design, and contribution to the community was significant, then by all means try as much as possible to save it. Who will pay for historical restoration is usually a crucial factor. Costs can be extremely high, to bring the property up to current code requirements. It is a shame when the wrecking ball comes in, only because it's the cheapest option. Property tax is the only real way the City of London can act in these cases, hence YES to #2,#3, and #4.

How would you deal with the issue of ‘demolition by neglect’? Are you in favour of the City enforcing property and building standards for all heritage structures, including allowing city by-law inspectors to legally enter empty buildings on a frequent and regular basis to ensure that property and building standards are being upheld? Would you support issuing fines to property owners and developers who allow buildings to be destroyed by non-accidental fire, illegal demolition, or other acts of negligent destruction? Do you agree London should adopt a Heritage Building Protection Plan initiative such as other municipalities have implemented that would require property owners and developers to submit and implement plans to maintain and secure heritage structures throughout development approval processes?

Inspections are important. More Bi-law enforcement officers may need to be hired to make this happen.

How would you balance development pressures against the community’s desire to conserve heritage structures and neighbourhoods? How would you encourage the adaptive reuse of London’s built heritage when its original uses are no longer feasible? Do you support, in principle, neighbourhood-specific moratoriums on demolitions while an area is being studied as a potential Heritage Conservation District?

Informing the affected community of future development needs to be more than just a posted sign: "Land Use Plan may Be Adjusted" etc. Written material delivered or mailed to every address in the vicinity would be a little more expensive, but would be more effective at communicating the proposed development, design, and potential demolition requests up front. It might be more of a delay for the developers, but the affected community would be better served by this added requirement.

What steps would you champion as a member of Council to ensure that the London Plan’s provisions to protect heritage properties along the BRT routes are implemented?

I do not support the "shift" BRT plan the way it is planned and presented before the voters. A re-design is needed, especially because of "Heritage" issues in Old North, along Richmond Street. Riverside/ Wharncliffe/ Western Road up to the University is a better option.

Do you plan to incorporate built heritage issues into your campaign platform? How? Please include any additional comments you would like to share.

"Heritage London" is funded by the City. More resources would help it communicate to the public about these issues and future improvements in these regards.


David Millie

Would you consider designating a property with heritage or cultural value against the owner’s wishes? Do you support municipal property tax breaks for heritage properties? Do you support financial assistance and advice to those who seek to conserve, restore, and maintain their heritage properties? Do you support funding, by-laws, and policies that encourage heritage conservation? Please specify any initiatives that you would propose.

1)I would consider designating a property against the owners wishes if it represents significant cultural or heritage value.

2) I do not support a tax break for owning a heritage property. You should not buy a piece of land/building that you cannot afford to maintain.

3) I do not support financial assistance but I do support providing expert advice to those who decided to take on the ownership of a heritage property.

4) I do not support funding, I do support by-laws and policies that preserve the heritage and feel of neighbourhoods. Example: I wouldn't move into Wortley village and want my neighbour to build a post-modern house next door to me.

How would you deal with the issue of ‘demolition by neglect’? Are you in favour of the City enforcing property and building standards for all heritage structures, including allowing city by-law inspectors to legally enter empty buildings on a frequent and regular basis to ensure that property and building standards are being upheld? Would you support issuing fines to property owners and developers who allow buildings to be destroyed by non-accidental fire, illegal demolition, or other acts of negligent destruction? Do you agree London should adopt a Heritage Building Protection Plan initiative such as other municipalities have implemented that would require property owners and developers to submit and implement plans to maintain and secure heritage structures throughout development approval processes?

1) Enforcement of existing property standards by-laws.

2) Inspectors should be allowed to enter vacant buildings to ensure that they are being kept to reasonable standards to ensure that they are not being demolished by neglect.

3) Yes.

4) I am unfamiliar with the concept. I support the concept that you must maintain a property while going through development in case the plan is rejected by council.

How would you balance development pressures against the community’s desire to conserve heritage structures and neighbourhoods? How would you encourage the adaptive reuse of London’s built heritage when its original uses are no longer feasible? Do you support, in principle, neighbourhood-specific moratoriums on demolitions while an area is being studied as a potential Heritage Conservation District?

1) Development plans should work with heritage structures, it presents an opportunity for creativity not a roadblock to development in most cases.

2) Please see answer to bullet one.

3) Yes if it is a quick process, no if it is not.

What steps would you champion as a member of Council to ensure that the London Plan’s provisions to protect heritage properties along the BRT routes are implemented?

I have no specific plans.

Do you plan to incorporate built heritage issues into your campaign platform? How? Please include any additional comments you would like to share.

No Londoners have raised any issues with me to address.


Jordan Minter

Would you consider designating a property with heritage or cultural value against the owner’s wishes? Do you support municipal property tax breaks for heritage properties? Do you support financial assistance and advice to those who seek to conserve, restore, and maintain their heritage properties? Do you support funding, by-laws, and policies that encourage heritage conservation? Please specify any initiatives that you would propose.

I would like to open a dialogue with an owner of a site that did not wish to designate their site with a heritage status, but ultimately would repsect their wishes.

Any tax break I would support would be minimal. We all chip in here.

If financially sound, I would support aid in the restoration of certain landmark sites and buildings.

I do agree with heritage conservation as a whole and feel we should honour those that came before us. That being said, some buildings that are over a century old may prove too costly for tax payers to repair and maintain the long run. There is always compromise.

I would propose dedications to properties deemed unable to save. Perhaps a London Heritage wing in the museum. Any pictures, artifacts, blueprints and of course legacy stories. My great grandfather did the woodwork in Casa Loma. My repect for heritage sites is immense.

How would you deal with the issue of ‘demolition by neglect’? Are you in favour of the City enforcing property and building standards for all heritage structures, including allowing city by-law inspectors to legally enter empty buildings on a frequent and regular basis to ensure that property and building standards are being upheld? Would you support issuing fines to property owners and developers who allow buildings to be destroyed by non-accidental fire, illegal demolition, or other acts of negligent destruction? Do you agree London should adopt a Heritage Building Protection Plan initiative such as other municipalities have implemented that would require property owners and developers to submit and implement plans to maintain and secure heritage structures throughout development approval processes?

Demolition by neglect is ruining our city. Way too many empty and unsafe buildings in this town. It is our blight and we can ill afford to sit around any further. If a property doesn't sell, get a new realtor. Repeat and repeat.

Reuse is always an option for adaptive sites. A team with vision can accomplish anything. With the right people in city hall, this shouldn't be an issue.

How would you balance development pressures against the community’s desire to conserve heritage structures and neighbourhoods? How would you encourage the adaptive reuse of London’s built heritage when its original uses are no longer feasible? Do you support, in principle, neighbourhood-specific moratoriums on demolitions while an area is being studied as a potential Heritage Conservation District?

One hundred percent support for asking and involving neighbourhoods. But again, I stress that I would not add costs to our city for the sake of sentiment. If one vote if from a neighbourhood, then the next vote should be by the city. If we agree on cost, then onward and upward.

What steps would you champion as a member of Council to ensure that the London Plan’s provisions to protect heritage properties along the BRT routes are implemented?

If BRT goes through then it is a progressive and overdue system. We shouldnt fear progress. I would do my best to ensure that is does little to impact any heritage locations. The impact would only be that it would help people get to these sites more efficiently.

Do you plan to incorporate built heritage issues into your campaign platform? How? Please include any additional comments you would like to share.

I have no plans as of yet for these issues on my platform. I do however welcome the discussion.

London was and can be gorgeous again.


Carlos Murray

Would you consider designating a property with heritage or cultural value against the owner’s wishes? Do you support municipal property tax breaks for heritage properties? Do you support financial assistance and advice to those who seek to conserve, restore, and maintain their heritage properties? Do you support funding, by-laws, and policies that encourage heritage conservation? Please specify any initiatives that you would propose.

I feel that only under special circumstances it would be appropriate to go ahead with designation without the owner's wishes. After all. It is their property.

Property tax breaks for heritage properties? Only if the owners are having undo hardships and can show necessity.

Financial assistance to conserve, restore and maintain? Again. Only if hardship can be shown and the job is a true necessity.

Do I support financial assistance? Only after attempts have been made to get this help within the private sector.

At this point I cannot think of anything specific initiatives that I would propose. There are far too many other things that would have to take precedence.

How would you deal with the issue of ‘demolition by neglect’? Are you in favour of the City enforcing property and building standards for all heritage structures, including allowing city by-law inspectors to legally enter empty buildings on a frequent and regular basis to ensure that property and building standards are being upheld? Would you support issuing fines to property owners and developers who allow buildings to be destroyed by non-accidental fire, illegal demolition, or other acts of negligent destruction? Do you agree London should adopt a Heritage Building Protection Plan initiative such as other municipalities have implemented that would require property owners and developers to submit and implement plans to maintain and secure heritage structures throughout development approval processes?

Demolition by neglect. Simple. If something is nothing but an eyesore it's got to go.

Yes. BY-law inspectors should have open rights to inspect properties that are being paid for by tax dollars.

Non-accidental fires. (Arsen!) Nail them to the wall. Anything that is openly criminal in nature should be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.

HB Protection Plan. Such an initiative should be carefully thought out and discussed, with the public, before going ahead. After all. It is tax dollars that would be stuck flipping the bill.

How would you balance development pressures against the community’s desire to conserve heritage structures and neighbourhoods? How would you encourage the adaptive reuse of London’s built heritage when its original uses are no longer feasible? Do you support, in principle, neighbourhood-specific moratoriums on demolitions while an area is being studied as a potential Heritage Conservation District?

All of this section would require extensive discussion with the public before going ahead with any such motions.

What steps would you champion as a member of Council to ensure that the London Plan’s provisions to protect heritage properties along the BRT routes are implemented?

I feel that an above ground LRT would be the best possible approach to this type of initiative would be lease expensive. I would propose a N to S route. Stopping at White Oaks Mall. Victoria Hospital, The Downtown Core, University Hospital, and lastly Masonville Mall.

This could be partially subsidized by using it to transferring patients between the 2 hospitals, and paying for the moves in place of the existing transport that is in place. Everyone knows that the existing system really has to go.

Do you plan to incorporate built heritage issues into your campaign platform? How? Please include any additional comments you would like to share.

I encourage whatever the public wants. I intend to create a website (for one thing) to let the public discuss issues, and then to actually vote on each issue. The old fashioned "let council make the decisions" system simply has to go. This is the next step in the evolution of government.


Paul Paolatto

Would you consider designating a property with heritage or cultural value against the owner’s wishes? Do you support municipal property tax breaks for heritage properties? Do you support financial assistance and advice to those who seek to conserve, restore, and maintain their heritage properties? Do you support funding, by-laws, and policies that encourage heritage conservation? Please specify any initiatives that you would propose.

Thank you for the this first series of questions. In response, I would offer the following. First, I would support designating a property of heritage or cultural value against the wishes of the owner. Second, while I do not support the inclusion of property tax breaks, I would be prepared to provide bridge financing to property owners seeking to conserve or restore their heritage properties. Third, I shall support policies that encourage heritage conservation if so recommended by our heritage advisory committee provided such policies are vetted through an independent provincial body to determine their legal applicability. Finally, if I can find the funds, I would seriously explore introducing a one-time financial stimulus package to proactively incent heritage property owners to restore their properties and avoid demolition by neglect.

How would you deal with the issue of ‘demolition by neglect’? Are you in favour of the City enforcing property and building standards for all heritage structures, including allowing city by-law inspectors to legally enter empty buildings on a frequent and regular basis to ensure that property and building standards are being upheld? Would you support issuing fines to property owners and developers who allow buildings to be destroyed by non-accidental fire, illegal demolition, or other acts of negligent destruction? Do you agree London should adopt a Heritage Building Protection Plan initiative such as other municipalities have implemented that would require property owners and developers to submit and implement plans to maintain and secure heritage structures throughout development approval processes?

The issue of demolition by neglect is a difficult one and never ends well. That is why I would proactively pursue some sort of one-time restoration incentive to motivate owners to restore these historical assets and avoid them falling into continual disrepair and eventual demolition. Regarding bylaw enforcement, I do support proactive engagement of bylaw officers and where applicable the issuance of fines, in the enforcement of property and building standards to create a consequence for neglect. I support this in the interests of heritage and public safety. However, I am not sure such enforcement will motivate an owner to maintain a property. The penalty, if any, is too minuscule relative to the cost of restoration. My preferred approach would be to stimulate restoration and/or bridge finance so that both the owner and the community benefit from the investment. Finally, I do support the adoption of Heritage Building Projection Plan.

How would you balance development pressures against the community’s desire to conserve heritage structures and neighbourhoods? How would you encourage the adaptive reuse of London’s built heritage when its original uses are no longer feasible? Do you support, in principle, neighbourhood-specific moratoriums on demolitions while an area is being studied as a potential Heritage Conservation District?

To begin, I am very supportive of responsible development. I believe that the invitation and accommodation of private capital in our community is hugely beneficial. It helps create jobs, often provides much needed and affordable housing options, and generates valuable tax assessment revenue to pay for the civic services we seek as a community. However, such support does not mean that developers get a blank cheque as I also believe in the intensification and beautification principles outlined in the London Plan. Put simply, if builders present projects that adhere to the London Plan, meet the intensification and beautification specifications of our community, and work to be respectful of the surrounding heritage structures and neighbourhoods, then I shall be supportive of it. Similarly, I very much support the adaptive reuse of heritage infrastructure when the original use is no longer feasible. In fact, I would encourage it in an effort to preserve some of our legacy for future generations. The Blackfriars Bridge reconstruct is an excellent example of such accommodation. Finally, I do support moratoriums during the assessment of a Heritage Conservation District provided the assessment is conducted/reviewed independently by subject matter experts in the field, and is time-bound.

What steps would you champion as a member of Council to ensure that the London Plan’s provisions to protect heritage properties along the BRT routes are implemented?

Per my answer above, I support the principles of the London Plan and shall seek to adhere to its stipulations, including a commitment to protect heritage properties along the BRT routes if the system is implemented.

Do you plan to incorporate built heritage issues into your campaign platform? How? Please include any additional comments you would like to share.

In preparation of my run for Mayor, I have had the opportunity to canvass many Londoners on the issues of greatest concern to them, and unfortunately heritage is not near the top of the list. As such and given the truncated nature of campaigns, I do not plan to incorporate our challenges surrounding heritage preservation into my platform. However, I have a high personal interest in history, having minored in it in University and a passion for beautiful architecture, having been fortunate enough to travel and see the world's great cities. Therefore, I am very interested in preserving London's historical and cultural heritage - for the benefit of future generations and the continuation of London's civic legacy. Thanks again for the questions. I appreciate having this opportunity to respond directly to your issues.


Tanya Park

Would you consider designating a property with heritage or cultural value against the owner’s wishes? Do you support municipal property tax breaks for heritage properties? Do you support financial assistance and advice to those who seek to conserve, restore, and maintain their heritage properties? Do you support funding, by-laws, and policies that encourage heritage conservation? Please specify any initiatives that you would propose.

As the City Councillor for Ward 13, the home of three heritage conservation districts, and two proposed districts I have worked to designate several city-wide properties of interest.

I have a record of supporting programs such as the City Wide Heritage Community Improvement plan. This plan has existing financial incentives such as the Tax Increment Grant Program, which provides a grant equivalent to the increase in the municipal portion of the property tax and the Development Charge Equivalent Grant, which provides a grant in the amount of the development charges rate that would have applied to the heritage building, as if it were to be built today.

A big problem that we have in our community with some of our heritage properties which house local businesses is their difficulty with complying with AODA standards. In some structures, entry doorways are too narrow for mobility aids, there are no ramps to access the building, and bathrooms are not to today's standards. I think this is a big issue for London and if elected, I would work to create a Community Improvement Plan to help building owners retrofit their buildings to an accessible standard.

How would you deal with the issue of ‘demolition by neglect’? Are you in favour of the City enforcing property and building standards for all heritage structures, including allowing city by-law inspectors to legally enter empty buildings on a frequent and regular basis to ensure that property and building standards are being upheld? Would you support issuing fines to property owners and developers who allow buildings to be destroyed by non-accidental fire, illegal demolition, or other acts of negligent destruction? Do you agree London should adopt a Heritage Building Protection Plan initiative such as other municipalities have implemented that would require property owners and developers to submit and implement plans to maintain and secure heritage structures throughout development approval processes?

The City of London has a property standards by-law which is enforced when complaints are made about properties. The City also has an inventory of vacant properties in London which Fire Services, and By-Law Enforcement Officers inspect on a monthly basis.

The difficulty with the City's ability to enforce the bylaw is the fact that we have less than 20 Bylaw enforcement officers in the city.

The City does impose fines to property owners who break bylaws, and at times also take them to court. If a property is in such a state where the City has to complete works to secure the building, the property owner is also charged with the costs of the work.

How would you balance development pressures against the community’s desire to conserve heritage structures and neighbourhoods? How would you encourage the adaptive reuse of London’s built heritage when its original uses are no longer feasible? Do you support, in principle, neighbourhood-specific moratoriums on demolitions while an area is being studied as a potential Heritage Conservation District?

The balance between the needs for growth and those of heritage preservation is at times an acrimonious one, but it doesn't have to be.

We have seen proposals for new builds that work to integrate existing heritage structures. We are seeing a big shift from the developments of the 80's and 90's where there is a desire and effort to preserve heritage.

I supported the Interim Control Bylaw in Old South when we were seeing an influx of infill projects which were out of step with the existing neighbourhood in terms of building size and position on the lot. This is a planning tool that I support the use of when necessary.

What steps would you champion as a member of Council to ensure that the London Plan’s provisions to protect heritage properties along the BRT routes are implemented?

In any project the city carries out, tree preservation and heritage preservation are important considerations that shape all plans.

It is my understanding that there are eight properties listed on the inventory of heritage resources which may be impacted by demolition and several which will be impacted by minor property acquisitions of some front lawns which will not adversely impact the heritage structure itself.

Do you plan to incorporate built heritage issues into your campaign platform? How? Please include any additional comments you would like to share.

Heritage preservation has been a part of my platform since I launched my campaign on May 1.


Jonas White

Would you consider designating a property with heritage or cultural value against the owner’s wishes? Do you support municipal property tax breaks for heritage properties? Do you support financial assistance and advice to those who seek to conserve, restore, and maintain their heritage properties? Do you support funding, by-laws, and policies that encourage heritage conservation? Please specify any initiatives that you would propose.

Yes I would designate if we really had to. Only after all other options were extinguished. Just being honest.

Yes I support property tax breaks for Heritage properties. They are often very large and they perform a historical function.

Yes I support all forms of support for Heritage property owners. I would suggest a network of owners that help new or troubled owners.

Yes I support funding and by-laws for Heritage owners. These properties perform an important historical function.

I would first need to take a closer look at what services, funding and by-laws are currently in place before I could make any serious ideas. I do support and enjoy Heritage properties.

How would you deal with the issue of ‘demolition by neglect’? Are you in favour of the City enforcing property and building standards for all heritage structures, including allowing city by-law inspectors to legally enter empty buildings on a frequent and regular basis to ensure that property and building standards are being upheld? Would you support issuing fines to property owners and developers who allow buildings to be destroyed by non-accidental fire, illegal demolition, or other acts of negligent destruction? Do you agree London should adopt a Heritage Building Protection Plan initiative such as other municipalities have implemented that would require property owners and developers to submit and implement plans to maintain and secure heritage structures throughout development approval processes?

Yes to all these. We need to better safeguard these properties. I would limit the entering and searching options.

How would you balance development pressures against the community’s desire to conserve heritage structures and neighbourhoods? How would you encourage the adaptive reuse of London’s built heritage when its original uses are no longer feasible? Do you support, in principle, neighbourhood-specific moratoriums on demolitions while an area is being studied as a potential Heritage Conservation District?

1. I would look at each property individually. All options are on the table with me. Progress is important.

2. Money. Incentives. Tax breaks. That's how.

3. No that seems extreme. I would propose an assessment team that makes a decision in a week. Five business days.

What steps would you champion as a member of Council to ensure that the London Plan’s provisions to protect heritage properties along the BRT routes are implemented?

Again. We need to find balance. Each property in jeopardy would need to be assessed individually.

Do you plan to incorporate built heritage issues into your campaign platform? How? Please include any additional comments you would like to share.

I wasn’t planning on it. My campaign will mostly focus on young people. With the income disparity at ungodly levels I want to give the young dreams of home ownership. The Green Rush is here. The Future is Bright with Jonas White.


Thank you to those candidates who took the time to complete our survey. For those who did not respond before the survey closed, we welcome your comments.

We encourage all Londoners to attend candidates’ meetings and debates to learn more about their ideas and suggestions on built heritage and other issues. To find out more information about when and where to vote, and the candidates running for Mayor or Councillor visit the City of London’s Elections webpage.

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