Oct 1, 2019
Dan Carter is the current Mayor of Oshawa and previously served four years as City and Regional Councilor. He is also a professional speaker and author of the book It’s the Right Time Now which tells the reader about his journey, struggles, and rise to success. His contributions to his local community of Oshawa is recognized, as evidenced by several honors and awards. Dan was also conferred an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws by the University of Ontario Institute of Technology.
Dan joins me today to share the importance of accepting our imperfections and brokenness in a world where perfection is used to gain fame and popularity. He describes his life growing up with substance addiction, depression, and learning challenges. He explains the need for the country to recognize its mental illness problem. Dan also discusses some of the plans he has for the future of Oshawa.
“We need to have a conversation about those who have lost hope and feel there is no hope.” - Dan Carter
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