Ward: G Term: October 2013-2017
Bridget Stirling is an activist and an advocate involved in issues related to poverty, social and economic justice, gender and human rights. She hopes to support and expand initiatives that address the impact of poverty – like the E4C program and full-day Kindergarten. She endeavours to have the Board implement Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) recommendations and hopes to develop relationships with the City and Province, to better work together around planning issues. She believes in making decisions grounded in good research and community input.
Bridget holds an MA in Intercultural and International Communication, a Bachelor of Applied Communications in Professional Writing, and is a graduate of Victoria School. She has worked as a research analyst, consultant, educator, writer and editor. Currently, she is a PhD student in the Department of Educational Policy Studies with the University of Alberta Faculty of Education.
"I am honoured to have been elected into this role and look forward to serving and connecting with families, students, educators and staff."