Sunday , 2 October 2022

Bob Mattice is asking for your vote for City of Cold Lake Council

Bob Mattice says he is a good listener and wants to be your voice on the City of Cold Lake Council.

Mattice has been a pharmacist in the City of Cold Lake for over 30 years, and is now looking for a change.

“Well I always wanted to be a City Councilor  or Town Councilor, I’ve lived in Cold Lake for 33 years, I have an opinion on everything,” Mattice told Lakeland Connect. “And I thought, you know, this would be good, it looked like there was a lot of role models ahead of me and I just always wanted to be a city Councilor.”

Mattice is no stranger to the City of Cold Lake.

“I’m on my 40th year as a pharmacist. I’ve lived in Cold Lake for 33 of those years, former business owner for 32 years I owned a medium sized business in Cold Lake,” Mattice told Lakeland Connect. “That’s how I got to know everybody and I just sold it last year so I have time to attend and be a good counselor for the city and have the permission of my wife and my employer. More importantly, my wife.”

A fun fact, Mattice is also a stand up comedian on the side. But knows a seat on the City of Cold Lake Council is no laughing matter.

“I have a clean stand up act and I just was the class clown that always liked talking and I’ve been successful at pharmacy loved pharmacy, it’s been a great career for me, and stand up,” Mattice said.

Mattice says his strongest attribute when is comes to running for council is, “One is I’m a good listener. And I have been around long enough that I kind of know the flow of the city,” Mattice said.

He also is committed to increasing tourism in the City of Cold Lake.

“For myself I love tourism. I love people coming up to Cold Lake and saying, Wow, I never realized how nice it is here, and like, we’re the best kept secret with what we have in northeastern Alberta,” Mattice said.

Mattice says he also a accepting individual and that all community member’s have an equal voice.

On October 18, Bob Mattice is asking for your vote for the City of Cold Lake Council.

About Arthur C. Green

Arthur C. Green is an award winning journalist and is from Whitbourne Newfoundland. Green graduated from the CNA Journalism Program. Arthur also studied Business Marketing and Political Science at Memorial University in Essex England and St. John's Newfoundland. Green has worked for such organizations as CBC, CBC Radio, NTV, Saltwire, Great West Media, CKLB Radio, River Radio, Vista Radio, and Postmedia. He also loves Jiggs Dinner and can fillet a Codfish.