Peter Poole was elected in October 2017, as a Town Councillor, for a term of four years, until October 2021.
Peter is deeply involved in Banff in business, conservation and building relationships with First Nations. He has served on several Banff committees, including the Economic Prosperity Committee, the Development Appeal Board and the Luxton Historical Foundation. He also advises the Dean of Science at the University of Calgary.
Peter’s businesses include the Wild Flour Bakery, the Juniper Hotel and the Bison Courtyard. In all of his projects he pursues a vision:
“Community thrives,” he says, “when we link one person with another, when we link business with culture, and when we link our hopes with nature.”
His wife is the great singer Nan Hughes and his children are in high school and university.