11 Facts About Aaron Paquette


Aaron Paquette is a Canadian writer, artist, speaker and politician who currently serves on the Edmonton City Council, representing Ward Dene in the city's northeast.


Aaron Paquette was first elected to the Edmonton City Council on October 16,2017.


Aaron Paquette was a winner of the Burt Award for First Nations, Metis and Inuit Literature in 2015 for his debut young adult fantasy novel Lightfinder.


Aaron Paquette's murals are present the walls of many Edmonton schools and public locations.


Aaron Paquette is the president of Cree8 Success, a consulting firm.


Aaron Paquette has recorded a podcast for Cree8 Success, which can be accessed through SoundCloud.


Aaron Paquette ran as a New Democratic Party candidate in the riding of Edmonton Manning in the 2015 federal election, defeated by candidate Ziad Aboultaif of the Conservative Party.


In 2017, Aaron Paquette ran for Edmonton City Council in Ward 4, which includes the neighbourhoods of Northeast Edmonton, Manning, and Clareview.


Aaron Paquette announced in March 2021 that he will seek re-election to the Edmonton City Council in October 2021.


Aaron Paquette emphasized that as a City Councilor he has focused on improving services for Edmonton residents and ending what are known as "ward wars," wherein municipalities fight with each other for budgets and support services.


The 2021 municipal election saw changes to the ward names and boundaries, and Aaron Paquette was re-elected in Ward Dene, which includes his former Ward 4.