It is the responsibility of the administration in Canadian communities to ensure that citizens can count on basic services: clean water, safe and efficient disposal of waste and maintenance of roads. Not an inspiration for poetry, perhaps, but let the system fail and there will certainly be some drama.
Ron Toyota, now in his third term as mayor of Creston, B.C., is dedicated to supporting the community where he was born and raised. “Infrastructure is a dry topic,” he said, “but it’s the reason we’re here—to maintain the structure.”
We asked Mayor Toyota about his work, his history and his plans for the future.
Kootenay Business enewsleter January 16, 2017