Marc Laferriere is passionate about building strong, resilient communities. With over a decade of experience as a college professor, small business owner, community volunteer and social worker, Marc is ready to deliver concrete results for the people of Ward 2 – Paris.

 

Let’s change local politics for the better together!

You can contact Marc directly at marc@marcyourvote.ca or by phone at 226-934-7379 with your ideas, questions and concerns.

 

Below are excerpts from The Paris Star story announcing the campaign:

 

PARIS – Local political and social advocate Marc Laferriere says he is taking his message of change from the federal to the municipal scene.

Laferriere said he will pursue a campaign focused on fostering social change that reflects the demographic transformation going on in Paris and other expanding Brant communities.

“It is not just a question of providing the physical infrastructure to support growth, it’s also important to foster social infrastructure,” he said.

“We need mechanisms to allow council to hear all the voices in our communities and their needs, more than what the county has traditionally offered. I listen carefully to what people say in our community and there are many who feel they are not really listened to.

“We have had a lot of the same old attitudes on council and nothing is changing. We need fresh eyes and newer councillors who listen to the community and understand it at the grassroots level.”

Laferriere is a justice studies professor at Mohawk College’s school of community and urban studies. He is an award-winning educator and has been featured on a variety of television and print publications discussing issues of mental health, system change and community development.

He is the recipient of the YMCA Peace Medal for his efforts in social work, child and youth work and community advocacy.”

A holder of bachelor and master’s degrees in social work, Laferriere has been a clinical social worker for Woodview Mental Health and Autism Services and previously served in various youth and children’s organizations, and worked at the Grand River Community Health Centre.

 

Happy Father’s Day!

May all the dads of all types get giggles and snuggles and laughs today :)
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Happy Fathers Day Marc..thanks for sharing the precious joy if life and giggles...I want one!! Enjoy enjoy every moment. ❤

Happy Father"s Day Marc. Your kids are so darn cute!!!

To you also Happy Fathers Day!

So that is why you lost your hair 😜

Careful Marc, you will wear your hair off doing that... oops.... too late! <GRIN>

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It’s official! Signatures approved, deposit paid, paperwork submitted. I’m a candidate for Ward 2 - Paris in The County of Brant for the upcoming October municipal election.

Let’s change local politics for the better together!

#ParisOntario #ParisOn #Brant #CountyOfBrant #ParisWard2 #MarcYourVote
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It’s official! Signatures approved, deposit paid, paperwork submitted. I’m a candidate for Ward 2 - Paris in The County of Brant for the upcoming October municipal election. 

Let’s change local politics for the better together! 

#ParisOntario #ParisOn #Brant #CountyOfBrant #ParisWard2 #MarcYourVote

 

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Where are the boundaries for ward 2

Time to buy a house in ward 2! This is your wheelhouse Marc. You'll make a fine councillor.

Way to go Marc Laferriere! You know you’ll have my Ward 2 vote!! Funnily enough, I thought you guys lived in W 3 by the river!!

So glad that you are in our ward! All our three votes :)

With where your head is, it looks like that blue wave is a sort of "head piece" that you're wearing and I can't unsee it and it's making me smile!!! Congratulations!!! I have nothing but respect for you and I hope you do amazingly well!!!!

Good luck Marc..Paris is lucky to have you

Wish I could vote for you Marc. My residence is in Brantford but my heart's in Paris. Gooooooooooooooooooo!

I would move to the County just to vote for you, buddy.

Best of luck Marc!

Great Picture and I love the slogan.

So happy that you are running for council! This is what Paris needs!

I'm moving to your ward. ;P

BRAVO !!! PM me if you need some tips. Take care.

Good Luck Marc!

Congrats Marc Laferriere. Wishing you the best of luck. Paris is lucky to have you.

good luck Marc

All the best Marc.

So Awesome - Congrats and Go Get 'em :)

Best of luck, Marc.

I wish I lived in Paris - ward 2.

And they are off...!

Good for you.

May all end up just GREAT

Great news.....go Mark go!

100% agree, Marc Laferriere, get in there and shake things up.

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