Erwin Thompson says if elected as Councillor for WARD 5 in the Municipal District of Bonnyville (M.D.) he will be committed to clear communication, improving infrastructure, encouraging entrepreneurship, and improving crime reduction.
Thompson is a current business owner in the M.D. His business, Vantage Housing Solutions Inc. has been operational since 2014, and they provide manufactured, modular and RTM homes in Northern Alberta and Northern Saskatchewan. Thompson has been a realtor for 15 years and has met thousands of people in the Lakeland Region and has received a number of milestones during that time.
He has been involved in the community for many years, including serving as the President of the Bonnyville Ag Society for ten years.
Thompson also worked in the automotive industry in various rolls such as sales and management from 1973 to 2006. He has also dedicated his life to helping the community, and was the past president of the Alberta Tractor Pulling Association (ATPA) for five years. During this time Thompson promoted, managed and helped build the strong motorsports organization. He then went on to join the ATPA with the Prairie Pulling League of Western Canada.
Thompson was also the past president of the Wild Rose Constituency Association for six year, helping to bring about the election of Scott Cyr, MLA. Then worked to help amalgamate the Wildrose and PC parties to form the UCP.
“I am committed to representing constituents in my ward with integrity and clarity,” Thompson said. ” I will work with Council to improve industry and job creation in the energy and oilfield sector.”
Thompson says, “With every position I’ve held I strive to learn about the organization, its history and culture and the direction we must take to meet economic challenges head on.”
Thompson says he is committed to change in the M.D. of Bonnyville.
“As a business owner in the M.D. of Bonnyville I will recognize the challenges that lay ahead and will work hard with Council to bring about change and solutions that benefit the region,” Thompson said. “I have lived and worked in the M.D. of Bonnyville for more that 30 years and I bring a background in business and agriculture that can benefit our Council when it comes to policy development and decision making.”