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Council Profiles

 Wabush Council 

Mayor Colin Vardy
Deputy Mayor Terry Curran 
Councillor Frankie Delahunty  
Councillor Rick Burke

Mayor Colin Vardy

Councillor Vardy was born in Labrador City on October 4,1984. Colin was the youngest child of Clyde and Marion Vardy with only one sibling, Colette Vardy (Williams).

Colin got involved with the community at a young age.  His volunteer experience goes back as far as the age of 10, when Colin became the youngest licensed Ham Radio Operator in Canada.  Through the Ham Radio Club, Colin volunteered at various events such as the Regatta, Loppett, Run for the Hills, Legion Telethon and other such events. 

Colin graduated from Menihek High School in 2002 and decided to work for a few years while trying to decide his future.  After working various part time jobs, Colin decided to move to St. John's where he became a licensed Accident & Sickness Insurance Agent.

Upon his return to Labrador West, Colin was still uncertain of his future.  He learned quickly that a traditional education didn't work for him and he needed a more hands on approach. Colin decided to reopen a business he started in Youth Ventures. More than seven years later and with much support from family and friends, Colin still runs this successful business.

Colin spent many years involved with different local groups such as Labrador West Young People's Association, White Wolf Snowmobile Club and Cain's Quest. He was approached by Mayor Barron regarding a bi-election in 2011 and decided to run.
He served two and a half years as Councillor with the Town of Wabush, and during the 2013 municipal election - was elected as Mayor.

Deputy Mayor Terry Curran

Deputy Mayor Terry Curran was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec.  Once he completed high school he studied civil engineering at Clarkson University in Potsdam, New York.  Upon completion of his degree he went on to study Construction Management where he received his masters of civil engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.

Terry moved to Wabush in 1989 and has been a resident of Wabush since that time.
Terry's wife Kathy (Snow) was raised in Wabush and has lived in Wabush all of her life.  After receiving her teaching degree from Memorial University Kathy has taught at various schools in Labrador West.  Their children Evan and Mackenzie were both born in and are still residing in Wabush.

Terry has severed with several volunteer groups including Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Labrador West, Knights of Columbus, Smokey Mountain Ski Club, Labrador West Rotary Club, and the Labrador West Chamber of Commerce.

In addition, Terry has served on the Wabush municipal council for 2 terms from 2001 to 2009.



 



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