Ryan's Blog

Stay Home

If there can be one message that I convey to my constituents it is this: Take COVID19 seriously. Stay home. Learn to take social distancing seriously. We are in a crisis and the only way to get to long term gain is unfortunately through short term pain, and it ...

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Remembering John Ross Williams

I lost my dad two weeks ago. The following is what I said at his funeral on what John taught me in being my father, mentor, and friend. I have been incredibly lucky to have John Ross Williams as a father, as a boss, as a mentor, and as ...

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A Big Year for Belleville Council But Much to Do

It’s hard to believe it’s been a year since Innovate Belleville and my campaign that put me on Belleville City Council. It’s been a hard year.  We have achieved much success. We have had some bumps in the road, but have overall been successful. We have much to do. ...

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Affordable Housing Debate

Following a Notice to Motion from July 8th City of Belleville Council Meeting, a motion to create an affordable housing loan program will be debated by council on Monday. The spirit of the motion is to use reserve funds from the City of Belleville to create $25,000 0% interest ...

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Economic and Cultural Development with our Sister City Gunpo

From April 18-28, a delegation from the City of Belleville, lead by Mayor Mitch Panciuk, visited Sister City Gunpo, South Korea.  This was the Mayor’s idea to further our 23 year friendship with Gunpo, and we were fortunate to be able to join the ceremonial and economic effort.  The ...

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Pop-Ups on the Bay this Summer

  Victoria Harbour will have its waterfront activated this summer with the launch of Pop-Ups on the Bay that will see four Belleville entrepreneurs launch businesses in Victoria Park including Andrew Twigg and Crusing Canoes who is launching SUP, kayak, and canoe rentals and pontoon boat tours, David Pickett ...

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