Take our city back! Elect Glen – Mailout #2

Dear NPA member,

I’m a proud Canadian with solid roots in Vancouver and you can feel safe that I will be looking out for the best interests of you and your family.

 

I want to offer my years of experience in investment and financial analysis, to guard your best interests at city hall. The time of backroom deals and Vision Vancouver cronyism has to end and i’m just the guy to make it happen.

 

And now, at the urging of many of the party faithful, I am honoured for the chance to run as the NPA Party Council candidate.

 

Now is the time to bolster our existing NPA Councillors with someone that can actually help them and the public. Now is the time to elect someone who has been fighting for our community. Now is the time to elect a Councillor with years of experience identifying financial irregularities. Now is the time to elect someone to help take our city back!

 

On the other hand, Gregor Robertson’s priority these days seems to be jetting off to foreign destinations while preaching about reducing emissions. Meanwhile his squad of transportation wizards are intent on continuously messing up our roads as Vision mismanage his quiet firesale disposition of the City’s valuable real estate. Vision has been a total disaster. Despite this, the NPA has had a tough time keeping them accountable and now is not the time to elect an unknown candidate like Mr. Bremner who actually seems to be dancing to the same tune as our Mayor, with his own ideas to dramatically increase densification.

 

Hector Bremner has said he wants to replace every single door with 30 new doors, which does not sound much different than Vision. But he neglects to say at what cost? How we are supposed to believe he disapproves of the current administration when he sounds the same? Hypocrisy will confuse voters and become an NPA liability. The NPA does not have the luxury to gamble on this type of candidate when the public are outraged with this type of thinking.

 

In the last 9 years under Vision we have seen the Burrard Bridge constantly under renovations and construction, which makes me very concerned about their plans for the viaducts. There can’t be a single Vancouver voter who believes this outrageous Viaducts land disposal idea can be accomplished without imposing massive traffic gridlock for at least a decade and increase your taxes? Voters don’t want the Viaducts dismantled and our roads further clogged up, so you should elect a candidate that understands this. I suggest you ask my competitors if they think we should leave the viaducts alone.

 

Voters want the experience and integrity I have to protect you from ill conceived plans that would cost you dearly. I am the only NPA nominee who can appeal to all voters in all areas of this City enough to deliver election victory.

 

With the support of NPA members I will win a new NPA seat in Council where I will work with NPA Councillors, Affleck, DeGenova, and Ball to level out the playing field for everyone, and point Vancouver back in the right direction.

 

A Vote for me on Wednesday September 6th is a vote for the safe candidate.
Let’s take our city back! – and have yourself a great, safe long weekend.

 

Sincerely,

Glen Chernen

NPA Council Nominee

Glen Chernen NPA Member Mailout#1

August 31, 2017

Dear NPA member,

I’m excited about the upcoming NPA nomination meeting because, it’s time to take our city back! After personally watching the damage Vision Vancouver has done these past 9 years, and the uncovering of significant scandalous behaviour under the Vision Vancouver government watch, many of you have encouraged me to seek the NPA nomination and bring new energy to the party. Huge thanks go out to great volunteers and countless supporters who have already reached out to assist, and I have an important message for you; I will not let you down!

I am asking for your nomination vote on Sept 6th.

Since the NPA’s formation over 80 years ago no other political group has had more impact on Vancouver becoming recognized as one of the greatest cities in the world to live, and to raise a family. But these last 9 years we’ve seen that great reputation steadily erode under Vision Vancouver and Mayor Robertson. The Mayor has aggressively pursued huge density increases under the direct guidance and control of a select group of real estate players and crony special interests – at your expense.

Is our city only interested in building luxury condos and mega mansions for uber wealthy investors, without concern for the people that actually live here? Have they completely forgotten about you?

It all makes me wonder if we are only going to be a city for the world’s wealthiest investors to park their cash? Or, are we going to protect and grow Vancouver for tax paying Vancouverites and the next generation?

Before you cast your vote on September 6th, I want you to know your candidates much better: 

Ensure you nominate an NPA candidate with a history of working for the community.

•Deep roots. I am Vancouver born and raised

•Two children enrolled in the Vancouver public school system.

•I believe Councillors must hold absolute integrity, transparency and complete absence of conflict.

•I am a strong supporter of community centres, public schools, and our park board.

•We can do more with less. The NPA can lead the way in fiscal responsibility. Roll rates must be reduced for the majority. Tax revenues have risen far faster than incomes and locals can’t afford the high taxes or rent increases.

•Our City must stop squandering our wealth. We can provide higher quality services while reducing costs for residents.

•I offer a strong financial background coupled with community focus.

•I discovered a $65 million dollar undisclosed City loss when the City and province hid internal reports showing benefits to various private interests. These losses come directly from your pocket.

•We will all win once the City learns community is our #1 adviser.

 

I am ready to hit the ground running – for your best interests.

Get the City working for you because,

It’s time to take our city back!


Sincerely yours,

Glen Chernen

 

My campaign contact is elect.glen2017@gmail.com
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

GLEN CHERNEN ANNOUNCES CITY COUNCIL CANDIDACY

  • CONSIDERING NPA NOMINATION
  • CHERNEN CAMPAIGN LAUNCHES WEBSITE – visit www.glen2017.ca

Glen Chernen is seeking a seat on Vancouver City Council in the upcoming October 14, 2017 by-election to replace Vision Vancouver Councillor Geoff Meggs. Glen has been encouraged by many supporters to run with the NPA and Glen is strongly considering that option. Glen Chernen founded and ran with the Cedar Party in 2014. After the 2014 election he withdrew his Cedar involvement and membership.

Glen is running to provide a viable winning choice to provide a Council member with independent thought, an eye for detail, and who will demand accountability from the City. Glen feels that Vancouver is being harmed by bad recommendations and bad management by top City officials, that appear designed to benefit investors. Glen has been unrelenting in his push for honesty, integrity and transparency from the City of Vancouver and will continue pushing from Council for a strong ethical foundation that benefits you and your community.

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