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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

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.

Plunging into the New Year

Every year, hundreds of participants rush crazily into the Burrard Inlet to commemorate the new year at the Penguin Plunge. Someone in this photo needs a haircut. It’s not the dog.

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.

Port Moody is Committed to Adding Trails

Racing, running, or just rambling through the many trails in Port Moody, Mike is like the rest of us who take advantage of the awesome trail system and wonderful green spaces in our city.

Mike and Now-Retired Councillor Bob Elliot

Bob Elliot, particularly well-known in his neighbourhood of Glenayre, served on Port Moody Council for over 12 years and is known for his friendly approach to all and dedication to the City.

Keeping our Shoreline Clean

Mike takes part in the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, a national program encouraging us to take action wherever water meets land, one bit of trash at a time.