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By Trudy Duivenvoorden Mitic February 2014

Trouble is a-coming and someone should warn the legislature.

By Stephen Andrew, January 2014

The first-term councillor details why she ought to run for mayor of Victoria without actually announcing that she will.

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Lisa Helps, elected to Victoria City Council in 2011, beating out several experienced and well-known politicians, seems to want to distance herself from being an “old-school politician.” 

As the executive director and one of the founders of Community Micro Lending, she works to provide loans for small business ventures for people who cannot obtain credit from banks and other traditional lenders. It’s an organization that has seen immense success, but one that Helps is preparing for her departure.