Ward: G Term: October 2017-2021
Bridget Stirling is an advocate involved in issues related to poverty, social and economic justice, gender and human rights. She hopes to support and expand initiatives that address the impact of poverty – like the school nutrition program, pre-Kindergarten and full-day Kindergarten.
She endeavours to have the Board implement Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) recommendations and hopes to develop relationships with the city and province, to better work together around planning issues. She believes in making decisions grounded in good research and community input.
Bridget holds a master of arts in intercultural and international communication, a bachelor of applied communications in professional writing, and is a graduate of Victoria School. She has worked as a research analyst, consultant, educator, writer and editor. Currently, she is a PhD student in the Department of Educational Policy Studies with the University of Alberta Faculty of Education, where she is interested in youth participation in politics and civil society.