Colette arrived in Nova Scotia in 2020 from Ontario and has worked in the healthcare community in Toronto, Owen Sound and Niagara. A mother to a daughter 41 and son 38, born with 22q, Colette is also known as Glamma to 3 beautiful granddaughters, 12, 8 and 4 years old.
Colette served as a Board member with Community Living Owen Sound & District for 5 years and then moved to Niagara and worked with a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist who specialized in serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities until her move to Nova Scotia. Having raised a child with an intellectual disability (ID) and developmental disability (DD), Colette loves to share her experience with others and advocate for people like her son, and their families.
In her spare time Colette enjoys reading, needlework and furniture re-finishing and day trips, listening to music, in her Jeep exploring this beautiful province she now calls home.