Jim Palmer

Jim Palmer – Norwich Mayor Candidate

1)  Please tell us about yourself and provide a digital picture.


A lifelong resident of Norwich. Graduated from the University of Waterloo with a B.A.Sc. in mechanical engineering.

  • Norwich District Historical Society
  • Oxford Provincial Progressive Conservative Party
  • Member of the Norwich Legion
  • An advocate of more housing

Put an Engineer on City Council. You need someone you can trust to spend tax dollars wisely.

2) With all the young students at Emily Stowe, Do you support a New High School?

Yes, Definitely. It is a mistake to send children outside the township to Delhi, Woodstock and Tillsonburg.

3) With hate crimes on the rise in Norwich, do you support a greater police presence in Norwich?

A greater police presence is coming and I support it.

4) With the increased traffic on HWY 59 through town.  Do you support traffic calming measures?

Yes. The road is too busy for residential areas in the village.

5) How would you support Merchants (stores and business) in town?

A greater focus on Norwich stores and merchants.

6) Would you support merchants if they opened their establishments on Sunday?


7) Do you support the charter of rights and freedoms (I.e. race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, genetic characteristics, disability etc)?

Yes, With greater police presence, we can enforce greater compliance.