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Encyclopedia > Mike Hancock (Canadian politician)

Mike Hancock is mayor of the city of Brantford, Ontario, Canada. He was elected to the position in the 2003 municipal elections, defeating two-term incumbent Chris Friel by 11668 votes to 11653. Brantford (2001 population 86,417)[2] is a city located on the Grand River in southwestern Ontario, Canada. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages English (French has some legal status but is not fully co-official) Flower White Trillium Tree Eastern White Pine Bird Common Loon Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty... Every three years, in the Canadian province of Ontario there are municipal elections held across the province, in most municipalities. ...


Born in Toronto and educated at York University, Hancock worked for Dun & Bradstreet of Canada as an analyst and then manager from 1961 to 1971. From 1971 until his retirement in 1998, he took a series of senior positions in the federal government's employment department. He moved to Brantford in 1981. York University is a large comprehensive university, located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... The Dun & Bradstreet Corp (NYSE: DNB), headquartered in Short Hills, New Jersey, USA, is among the leading providers of business information on business. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1971 calendar). ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1971 calendar). ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... The Department of Human Resources Development, also referred to as Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), is a former department of the Government of Canada. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Brantford leadership

Hancock was first elected as Ward Three city councillor in 1988, and re-elected continuously until his mayoral run. Hancock took a fiscally conservative position on municipal tax levels and advocated for the reduction of the city's debt, which was eliminated. He chaired council's finance committee from its formation in 1990 until a new structure for committees in 1998; from 1999 to 2003 he chaired the Corporate Services Sector Committee; in 2002, the city became debt-free. 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The examples and perspective in this article may not represent a worldwide view. ... For other uses, see Debt (disambiguation). ... This article is about the year. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Old Farts by the Sometimes-United Nations. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ...


From 1998 to 2003, he was executive director of the Brant Skills Development Group, supporting skills training for youth in Brant County. 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Brant County is a historic county in the Canadian province of Ontario. ...


In his 2003 Inaugural Address, he identified council's top challenges as developing new industrial lands, and revitalizing Brantford's downtown, especially by growing to accommodate Brantford's rapidly growing population of post-secondary students and by reconditioning brownfield lands. It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Central business district. ... Examples of brownfields that were redeveloped into productive properties Brownfields are abandoned, idled, or under-used industrial and commercial facilities where expansion or redevelopment is complicated by real or perceived environmental contamination. ...


Appreciation

Mayor Mike Hancock has always been a very community minded individual and participates in many community oriented activities. Mayor Hancock also has shown his appreciation to community groups by providing them with support and by honoring them for their achievements. An example of such awards of achievement went to the Kinsmen Club of Brantford[1] Kinsmen Club of Brantford is a Canadian service organization that promotes service, fellowship, positive values, and national pride who does much needed charitable work within their community. ...


External links

  • City of Brantford Mayor's Office
  • City of Brantford, Mike Hancock's biography

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Mike Hancock - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (491 words)
Mike Hancock was born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, the son of a sailor, he was educated locally at the Copnor and Portsea School.
He worked as an engineer until he was first elected to parliament, and in the years between his parliamentary career he worked as both a director of the Daytime Club at the BBC and as a district officer for MENCAP.
Pink died on May 6, 1984, and Hancock was elected, again for the SDP, at the by-election by 1,341 votes.
Mike Hancock (Canadian politician) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (306 words)
Mike Hancock is mayor of the city of Brantford, Ontario, Canada.
Hancock was first elected as Ward Three city councillor in 1988, and re-elected continuously until his mayoral run.
Hancock took a fiscally conservative position on municipal tax levels and advocated for the reduction of the city's debt, which was eliminated.
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