The election news cycle is in full swing ahead of Monday’s nomination deadline.
An 11th has declared for town council in Whitecourt. Tom Pickard is looking to join the ranks of elected offcial. The 23 year member of the RCMP has spent a number of years working in the town’s industry since he left the Mounties.
Pickard has also spent time with the executive on Whitecourt Minor Hockey and been a major player with the town’s Royal Canadian Legion.
He joins Bill McAree, Ray Hilts, Serena Lapointe, Dana Kentner, Norm Hodgson, Matt Connell, Crystal Stephen, Paul Chauvet, Derek Schlosser and Eris Moncur as the candidates running ahead of the October 16th election.