About Blair Lancaster

Love My Hood Festival


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Re-Elect Blair Lancaster
As your City of Burlington &  Region of Halton Councillor

As your Ward Six City and Regional Councillor I have been privileged to represent our ward since 2010. During my time on Council I have taken every opportunity to care for and make improvements to our community. In this Photo taken at the Ward Six Love My Hood Festival, we organized initiatives to "pay it forward" to Ward Six families who needed some assistance. Over the past five years thousands of residents have attended the Ward Six festival and have participated in a number of initiatives that bring our community together.

Community is important to me and Ward Six is one of the most diverse areas in the city. The Ward Six Love My Hood Festival brought people together sharing food, play, and music, which helped our diverse community  recognize their similarities rather than there differences.

I Voted no to the 4853 Thomas Alton Blvd


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I Support Responsible Development

I have worked diligently at protecting our employment lands, stopping a highway from reshaping our agricultural and rural areas, fought against high density growth in the Alton community, and brought forward many initiatives to manage traffic and parking in our ward.

I voted no to the 19 storey 4853 Thomas Alton Blvd

Ward 6 is comprised of both urban and rural communities, making Ward Six, one of the most unique in the City of Burlington. We have experienced a number of growth related challenges that have required creative thinking and innovative solutions, which I have been privileged to share with our council.

Responsible growth is important to our community as it will keep our taxes low. I support growth in the Mobility Hubs and the Urban Growth Center in the Downtown, saving and preserving our existing neighborhoods.

Council Representative for Itabashi Japan


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Global Representative

I am also responsible for the City of Burlington's international twinning relationships, which has allowed me to represent the community on international economic development missions to both the Netherlands and Japan. I also serve on behalf of Halton Region as a Board of Director for the Federation of Canadian Municipalities. In this role I bring the voice of Municipalities to the Federal Government as well as delivering on worldwide programs. 

Speaking at the Women in Gov Event

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Advocate for Epi-Pens in City Facilities

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"Throughout my professional and business life I have raised millions of dollars and supported thousands of charitable causes.  Community is important to me"

-Blair Lancaster

Re-Elect Blair Lancaster

A lifetime of Advocacy and Inspiring Others

During my time on Council I have championed inclusivity, diversity, and accessibility issues. I have lead the change for gender neutral washrooms, Epi-Pens in city facilities, improved accessibility in parks and other City services, and the recognition of cultural diversity at city hall through our strategic plan and city and regional events. I am currently leading an Anti-Bullying task force which I believe will lead to more people feeling comfortable engaging and participating in civic engagement.  

I recently organized and delivered a "Women in Gov" event that introduced women to government, showing them how they can get involved. We discussed volunteering, employment opportunities and elections. This was an inspiring event for all the women who attended and I hope to continue this work in future years. 

Before I was elected, I successfully ran my own business for 40 years, inspiring women to achieve their goals. As the Executive Director of a Not for Profit organization for 20 years, Breast Cancer Support Services, I supported women who were journeying through Breast Cancer. It is through this experience that I developed a broad skill set that included raising awareness of priority issues, managing public and private partnerships, ensuring fiscal accountability, and leading advocacy efforts to all levels of government.