Councillor Shaun Defeo is a lifelong resident of Ignace. Councillor Defeo was first elected to Council in 2014 and is grateful for the privilege of serving his community as a member of Council. He is humbled and honored by the trust the people of Ignace have placed in his leadership. In this role, he is committed to representing the interests of the community with a high degree of professionalism, honesty and integrity.
Councillor Defeo recognizes that the task of community revitalization is indeed a difficult one as there are many challenges that need to be overcome in order for our town to move forward. There is no denying that times have been hard on our community. But despite years of challenges and setbacks, the people of Ignace are feeling a high level of optimism and a keen sense of hope for the future. The community’s positive outlook on the future is attributed to the new strategic direction the Township has embarked upon. The Township of Ignace is eager to explore opportunities to grow and prosper economically with the adoption of sustainable and diverse development principles. The optimism for the future is also fuelled by two significant economic development projects (Ring of Fire and NWMO DGR) currently being pursued.
Councillor Defeo sees the potential that Ignace has and is proud to be part of a team that is keen in taking a proactive and comprehensive approach to development.