has lived in Pickering for over 35 years.
First moving to Ward One in 1975, he lived in the Amberlea Community for 22 years and founded the Amberlea Rate Payers Association where he played a major role in building its parks and community schools.
In 1997 Maurice
, Anne and the family moved to the rural area of Ward 3 where they owned and operated the "Duffins Beck Equine Farm", raising horses and farming organic hay.
Through 10 years of farming and a rural lifestyle, Maurice Brenner
has an appreciation for the difficulties and challenges facing Rural Pickering and an appreciation for the need to preserve our environment and natural resources for future generations.
In 2005, the family moved to the Pine Creek Community that abuts Pickering's wide life corridor where they live today.
Having experienced both urban and rural lifestyles, Maurice
knows first hand the importance of ensuring a balanced approach to growth for Pickering, one that places the community and people first.
was a Pickering Councillor for 21 consecutive years representing Ward One.
was first elected in 1985 as the Local Ward One Councillor and again in 1988.
In 1991 he was elected Ward One Regional Councillor and served the residents of Ward One and Pickering as an Acting Mayor and Interim Mayor as well as being appointed to chair many committees in Pickering and Durham Region.
Following the 2006 Municipal Election Maurice's role changed and became a Community Advocate.
has remained involved and has continued to provide a strong community voice in support of Stop the Stink, Saving Local Hospital Services, Community Safety, and many more issues that are highlighted throughout this web site.
For over 25 Years, Maurice Brenner
has been a passionate Community Voice both on and off Council.
Maurice is a graduate of Ryerson, Social Services and has expanded his learning through programs such as Leadership Training through the York University, Executive Education Centre, Schulich School of Business.
For over 35 years he has worked in various Community Service roles.
Maurice is a member of the Senior Managers Team of one of Canada's largest Social Housing landlords where he specializes in Human Rights, Conflict Resolution and Mediation.
is committed to "a Community Vision for Pickering one that will be Sustainable for future generations to come.
believes in a "Total Community Vision", and wants to restore that vision to the Office of Mayor.
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