(July 10, 2017, Fort McMurray, AB) – Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo mayoral
candidate Don Scott is pleased to share the following endorsement he has received from well
known Wood Buffalo business owner, dedicated community volunteer and resident Dan Fouts.
“During the time I have known Don Scott, he has served this community as an active volunteer,
a member of Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo Council, an MLA and a cabinet minister
under the provincial government. In addition, he has become a recognized and successful small
Don is aware of the many issues this region currently faces, and has developed a platform that
speaks to these issues in an articulate and thoughtful manner. Through Don’s volunteer service
on boards for organizations such as the United Way of Fort McMurray, he has had the
opportunity to develop strong relationships with our local non-profit organizations and
understands their needs as they work to support residents of this region, particularly subsequent
to the wildfire in May 2016 and the ongoing recovery.
As a small business owner, he knows the many challenges businesses in our region are
experiencing, and he will work to ensure our local businesses receive the support they need to
continue to successfully operate in our region and both serve and employ our residents. In
addition, I believe Don will work to attract both new businesses and residents to the region in an
effort to bolster our local economy and ensure future economic sustainability and viability.
For these reasons, along with Don’s exemplary advocacy for our region, his clear understanding
of the challenges we face, his ability to foster strong relationships with all stakeholders, his skill
in achieving consensus and his overall leadership role in our region, I am pleased to provide this
personal endorsement of Don Scott as the next Mayor of the Regional Municipality of Wood
Buffalo. I believe Don is the leader we need for the challenges facing us today and into the future
as we continue the rebuilding process of our community in these difficult economic times.” –
Said Don Scott: “I am honoured to receive this endorsement as I seek election as the next mayor
of the Wood Buffalo region. Dan Fouts is not only a respected business leader but a dedicated
and committed community volunteer, and I am humbled to have earned his confidence as I seek
to build a stronger tomorrow for the residents of Wood Buffalo.”
To learn more about Don Scott’s platform or to get involved in his campaign for a stronger
tomorrow, please visit donscott.ca.