Put "Common Sense" back in Council Chambers

Brian Darling
for Councillor

About Brian

Brian has two loves, his Family and The Town of Cobourg:
  • Born and raised in Cobourg

  • Married for 45 years to his wife Lillian

  • Has two daughters and four grandchildren

  • Town of Cobourg Councillor since 2014. Most recently, as Councillor, Brian served as Co-ordinator of Public Works from 2018 -2022. 

  • Retired Captain of the Cobourg Fire Department in 2012 with over 30 years of dedicated service

  • Served as a Big Brother for 11 years and nominated as Big Brother of the Year

  • Volunteer at Cobourg Community Centre for the COVID-19 vaccination clinic, RBC Cup, World Junior A Challenge and Blue Rodeo Concert

Town of Cobourg Experience

2018 - 2022

  • Council Coordinator for Public Works and Transportation Advisory Committee

  • Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority Boardmember for 6 years

  • Town of Cobourg Audit Committee for 6 years

  • Council liaison for Lakefront Utilities Water Committee for 4 years

  • Memorial Arena Ad Hoc Committee

2014 - 2018
  • Council Co-ordinator of Planning and Development (P/D), P/D Advisory Committee, and Heritage Department for 2 years 

  • Council Co-ordinator of Parks and Recreation (P/R) Department and P/R Advisory Committee for 2 years

Why Brian is running for Cobourg Council

"...after nearly 40 years of serving the community I would like to continue doing just that! I believe the contributions I have made whether it be the services I provided as a firefighter or the previous decisions at Council, they have all contributed to make Cobourg a great place to live."

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