I am committed to:

• Providing visionary, proactive and collaborative leadership
• Establishing a Business Advisory Council to support economic development efforts to enhance existing businesses, eliminating red tape and to attract new jobs to Chatham-Kent
• Making certain that the necessary infrastructure is in place that makes our community attractive to both business and families
• Entrenching a culture of ‘best practices’ to ensure that all municipal operations are necessary, effective, efficient and sustainable
• Empowering and engaging staff in the delivery of customer focused ‘can do’ services across the municipality
• Recognizing and supporting rural communities as important and essential hubs in Chatham-Kent
• Ensuring CK is an age friendly, inclusive community dedicated to improving the quality of life for seniors that helps them lead safe, engaged, active and healthy lives
• Continuing my long term commitment to promoting Chatham-Kent and enhancing the quality of life experiences available to all residents

Making Things Happen

1297543479908_ORIGINALMeet Darrin Canniff

Darrin was born and raised in Chatham and is the youngest of six boys.  He has lived most of his life in this community.  He is married to Christine (Johns) who was also born and raised in Chatham.  They have been married for twenty-three years.  They have four beautiful children; Chelsea (22), Megan (20), both in University and Emily (16) who attends UCC and Tyler (14), who attends George P. Vanier.  Darrin and Christine have a busy family life; each of their children have participated in a variety of activities in Chatham over the years including hockey, soccer, dance, voice, piano, theatre, volleyball, ball hockey, football, skating, swimming and karate.  Darrin has coached various teams in travel and house league soccer, Ballhawks volleyball and Cougar football. As a family, they have enjoyed volunteering together at the various fund raising events Darrin and Christine have been involved in.  The kids are very excited about this new venture their father is embarking upon!

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