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I’m proud to be a Port Moody native, the best city in the World !

I grew up here and deeply cherish the City’s history, so it is an honour for me to help lead Port Moody into the future.

Like you, I love Port Moody and that’s why I continue to advocate for a strong community that embraces change and remains the most amazing city.

I served on Port Moody Council for 13 years - Councillor from 2005-2011 and Mayor from 2011-2018.   I am proud to have a led a Council and Staff team that delivered many community enhancements and planned responsibly for the future, and the work that I did in the region with our neighbouring municipalities.

I am committed to a livable, accessible city with vibrant public spaces, healthy neighbourhoods, sustainable mobility, a diverse and resilient local economy, and an affordable housing market.  And to celebrate our Arts and Culture and support our designation as 'City of the Arts'.

The world is changing at a rapid rate, and I believe strongly that it is important to embrace change, not deny it, and to move forward !

Planning for our future

Sustainable
Future

Responsible Growth and Development


Environmental Protection


Financial Responsibility


Affordability

Good Neighbourhoods
Build Good Communities

Public Safety


Recreation


Festivals and Events

Experienced
Leadership

Role of Mayor


Collaboration and Cooperation


Open and Transparent Government

In the Community

Honoring the Man in Motion

The 25th Anniversary tour of Rick Hansen’s historic journey across Canada. His foundation has raised $250 million and strives to improve the lives of those with spinal injuries.

Getting Dunked for a Good Cause

Mike with MP Finn Donelly at the Golden Spike Days to raise funds for a local cheer squad. For some reason, there were a lot of willing participants tossing the balls at Finn and Mike.

Don’t Make Me Mad!

Paparazzi everywhere. Who wouldn’t want to interview the Hulk (also known as the Mayor) at one of the fun-filled events around town? What was the rest of Council wearing?

Acting Mayor for the Day

It’s critical to get our young people interested in the democratic process. Mike was pretty happy to relinquish the Mayor Chair to his young Port Moody constituent.

Mayor Mike as the City Spokesperson

The Mayor’s role is to serve as the head of the municipal council and to act as CEO of the City, including presiding over Council meetings and speaking at City and community events.

Pink Shirt Day

Mike commits to volunteering each year at Pink Shirt Day – a day to raise awareness about the prevention of bullying and cyberharassment, particularly with youth.