Justin Traviss announced today his intention to run for council in Port Coquitlam’s municipal elections.

Traviss is a 23-year-old political science major at Simon Fraser University who wants to bring a fresh perspective and positive change to Port Coquitlam, where he has lived his entire life. As a young person, he has a vested interest in building an affordable community, improving transit, and upholding the community values he grew up around.

“Housing and affordability issues are incredibly important to me as a full-time student working to pay for my education. I am running for council because I hope to be a voice for my generation and bring in fresh and innovative ideas that will create a bright future for all,” says Traviss.

Maintaining and improving the many unique aspects of Port Coquitlam are also priorities for Traviss, who enjoys Port Coquitlam’s many trails, parks, and downtown. Proud to be born and raised in Port Coquitlam, Traviss enjoys the city’s small town feeling and welcoming nature. Traviss attended and graduated from Terry Fox High School where he gained an appreciation for the impact one person can have on his community and his country.

More information can be found on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Justin-for-Port-Coquitlam-Council-466612250525700/. He can be found on Twitter and Instagram at @JustinPoCo.

 

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