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Small business owner, volunteer firefighter Sean Wood to run for Parksville city council

‘I care deeply about the health of our community’

Parksville dad and logo designer Sean Wood has announced his candidacy for city council.

Wood has lived in the Parksville area for 14 years and has served for five years as a volunteer firefighter for the City of Parksville. He is also a former federal candidate in the riding of Courtenay-Alberni. His wife works locally as a registered nurse. Married for 24 years, they have two children, ages six and nine.

His career includes working for Canadian Pacific Hotels, Whistler-Blackcomb, Intrawest and Arc’teryx. He now owns a logo design company, Pacific Logo, which services small and medium-sized businesses, as well as non-profit organizations. Wood holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems. He enjoys mountain biking, snowboarding, and skateboarding with his kids.

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“Our kids have grown up here in Parksville. I care deeply about the health of our community and I am passionate about ensuring a bright future for all Parksville residents, the prosperity of our local businesses, and the sustainable stewardship of our beautiful natural environment,” said Wood. “Parksville residents tell me they care about the rising cost of living, housing affordability, access to healthcare including family doctors, supporting small businesses and protecting our parks, forests, rivers and coastline.”

Wood’s campaign intends to highlight the importance of people being more involved with municipal decision-making and wants to know your thoughts about Parksville’s healthy and sustainable future by emailing him at connect@electseanwood.ca.

The date for the election is set for Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022.

— NEWS Staff, submitted

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