• Councillor For The People
    The Change Thorold Needs

The People's Councillor


As a Thorold councillor from 1996 to 2000 & from 2006 to 2010, Jim is or has
been a valued member of the following commitees:
» Member of Niagara Regional Parks & Recreational Ad Hoc Committee
» Director of Allanburg’s Community Centre
» Member of the Hotel Dieu Board of Directors
» Director of Public Relations Committee of Hotel Dieu
» Member of the Business Improvement Association
» City Representative for Thorold’s Seniors Centre
» Member of Thorold’s Sports & Recreations Ad Hoc Committee
» City Rep. for Thorold’s Policing Committee
» City Rep. for Thorold’s Chamber of Commerce
» Member of the Sons of Italy
» Member of Thorold Anglers
» Member of the Santa Clause Parade Committee
» Vice Chair of the Sports Advisory Committee
» Chairman of the Freddie McNamara Sullivan Park Restoration Committee
» Member of Thorold’s Community Activities Group
» Member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 17
» Member of the Holy Rosary Parish Church
» Member of Thorold Amateur Athletic Association
» Member of Protection Hose Company #1
» Member of Thorold Volunteer Firefighters Alumni Association
» Member of the Welland Canal Committee
» A founding member of the City of Thorold Green Committee
» Member of the Canadion Corps Unit 44
Let’s not make Thorold just a good place to live but rather the BEST
place to live and visit!
A community that thinks together, grows together and propers together will
enjoy the benefits of a strong tax base.
You will get the voice of experience, leadership and strength. The citizens of
Thorold deserve a councillor that will work for them on a full-time basis and
David Jim Handley will be that councillor!
You desreve exceptional leadership at Thorold City Hall who:
» Supports a strong commercial and light industrial tax base
» Improves the levels of service without increasing taxes
» Is for the development of the Welland Canal Corridor
» Is for Inter-Municipal Transportation opportunities
» Believes in the preservation of our historical & heritage values
» Wants to further develop and improve existing recreational facilities
» Promotes healthy living opportunities and resources for the valued families
and citizens of Thorold
During his ten years as a councillor for the citizens of Thorold, Jim has always
kept our children and senior’s futures in mind when community development
He has served with dedication! He has supported the well being of all residents,
urban and rural in Thorold, Thorold South, Allanburg, St.John’s and Port
Jim’s commitment to his community includes contributions to organizations
such as the Cancer Society, Heart & Stroke Foundation, Cerebral Palsy, Big
Brothers and Sisters, St.Vincent de Paul Society, Community Care and more.
His passion for racing led him to be the Merrittville and Humberstone Speedway
announcer for 12 years. Formerly, Jim was also the Thorold Georgia Pacific Jr. B
Blackhawks announcer, Thorold News Stock Car Racing columnist and the voice
of ‘Just Dirt Radio’.
Jim is a member of good standing with the LIUNA LOCAL 837 and is presently
employed full time at P.C.L., one of North America’s largest construction firms.

Let’s not make Thorold just a good place to live but rather the BEST
place to live and visit!

— David Jim Handley

Councillor For The People