Affordability, Sustainability and Accessibility
- Increase the percentage of affordable rental units required in new developments to increase affordable housing stock.
- Rezone single family areas to allow for low rise development to gently increase density.
- Drive the development of urban villages to help grow small businesses, increase walkability and enhance sense of community.
- Set up and run engagement platforms for the general public, youth, stakeholders and government to improve accessibility to City Council.
Born in Ontario and raised in Pakistan, Mehreen put herself through university in the United States, earning a Bachelor’s Degree with Honours in International Business and Economics, and later, a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Illinois in Springfield.
Mehreen continues to forge her own path. Through 12 years of project management, Mehreen has developed the vision, determination, communication and negotiation skills to ensure the delivery of numerous projects in various industries across the world.
Mehreen made the decision to move to Burnaby with her two young sons determined to make for them the best life possible and offer them a brighter future. Mehreen and her boys have come to love Burnaby and are proud to call this City home. Her commitment to her children and to their future in Burnaby means Mehreen is dedicated to finding solutions to the many challenges Burnaby faces and will face in the years to come.