Two more running for Cornwall council

Justin Towndale (left) and Maurice Dupelle are both seeking a seat on city council. Towndale is a newcomer while Dupelle is seeking re-election. Sources: @JTowndale, City of Cornwall

CORNWALL, Ont. – Cornwall city councillor Maurice Dupelle has decided to run for another term. Dupelle filed his nomination papers at city hall yesterday saying on his Facebook page that he wants to represent “the great people of an amazing community.” The 42-year-old father of three is a manager with Community Living Glengarry. Dupelle has been on four city committees (Audit Committee, Municipal Accessibility Advisory Committee, Property Standards Advisory Committee, Youth Advisory Committee) and has also been part of Heritage Cornwall, the Raisin Region Conservation Authority and the Social Planning Council.

Professional fundraising consultant Justin Towndale is also running for council. He is currently the owner and fundraising consultant of Primarch Strategies, according to his LinkedIn profile. He’s also on the board of directors for the 2015 International Plowing Match in Finch.

With Dupelle and Towndale, there are now 21 candidates running for 10 Cornwall city council seats. Three candidates – Bob Kilger, Leslie O’Shaughnessy and Jamie Gilcig – are running for mayor. Election Day is October 27.

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