The role of the Recreation, Culture and Events Committee is:

  • to improve resident physical, mental and spiritual wellness through the development and implementation of a broad and varied range of programs for interested residents and groups;
  • to improve community spirit and cohesiveness through the development and implementation of special events to help to build a stronger community;
  • to improve culture and the local cultural sector through the development and implementation of a broad and varied range of programs for interested residents and groups;
  • to oversee the development, scheduling and maintenance of sport, wellness and cultural infrastructure;
  • to recognize and promote community volunteerism;
  • to develop and enhance partnerships with individuals, organizations, corporations and governments to improve resident wellness, culture and events.
  • to provide a forum and a coordinated means of communication between wellness and cultural organizations and the town; and
  • to provide advice to council on matters of wellness and culture.

Committee Members

  • Chair - Councillor Steve Gallant
  • Vice-Chair - Councillor Derek Smith
  • Janet Compton
  • Kyle Hann 
  • Jianing Qian
  • Ted Lawlor
  • Ken Wakelin