About Zoë Royer
A successful health administrator, Zoë Royer has strong business skills. She works in a profession where thoughtful human interaction is still the best way to communicate. She knows first-hand what it takes to make payroll and run a successful business.
Zoë’s Dad, a geophysicist and her Mom, the first woman OB/GYN surgeon in Canada, are respected in their professions and community.
A dedicated volunteer, Zoë Royer participated on the board of Access Youth Services, served homeless persons on night shifts at Tri-Cities shelters and hosted fund raising events for the Port Moody Arts Centre and Crossroads Hospice. She ran highly successful fundraising campaigns for Golden Spike Days, special events and school projects.
First elected in 2011, Zoë will continue to protect our beautiful natural environment. “I’m deeply interested in growing our local economy so that small, independent businesses and artists can thrive and residents can work, shop and play right here in a walkable and vibrant Port Moody.”
During Official Community Plan deliberations, Councillor Royer pushed for more employment space to promote well-paying jobs, stimulate our daytime economy and help reduce traffic congestion. She advocated for affordable seniors housing, expansion of Rocky Point Park, revitalized Inlet Sports Field, enhanced library space and better amenities in West Port Moody.
Royer is Founding Chair of KaBoom! Port Moody Art Explosion. She donated significantly to the Mossom Creek Hatchery Rebuild project. She served as Library Board Trustee, Chair Land Use, Joint Family Court and Youth Justice, Chair Arts & Culture and Chair Heritage Commission.
During construction of their sustainable home, Zoë and her husband invited neighbours into the design process. Zoë also delivered lectures to architects, engineers and builders. Zoë was a panelist for Young Women’s Civic Leaders, Canadian Women Voters Congress, and is involved in the Tri City Women’s Conference.
Zoë engages the community:
- Chair, Land Use Committee
- Library Board Trustee
- Chair, Arts & Culture
- Chair, Heritage Commission
- Vice-Chair, Environmental Protection
- Vice-Chair, Economic Development
- Vice-Chair, Community Care
- Chair & Founder of KaBoom!
The Port Moody Art Explosion!
Did you know?
Councillor Zoë Royer donates a significant portion of her Council salary back to the community.
- not bigger, but better developments with more employment space
- nature & wildlife corridor protection
- Rocky Point Park expansion
- revitalized Inlet Sports Field
- enhanced Library space
- making it affordable for all of us to live, work and play in Port Moody
- planning better access to transportation and tackling traffic congestion
- delineating more green space and park space
- balance, sound business plans and transparent governance
- protection of recreation programs and our beautiful creeks & trails
- strong fire & police services
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world; indeed it is the only thing that ever has.”
– Margaret Mead
We support Zoë for re-election on Council!
Jane Shin MLA for Burnaby-Lougheed Deputy Economic Sectors Spokesperson for Trade, Immigration & Multiculturalism
Sheila Francis Realtor, Director, Eagle Ridge Hospital Foundation
Rose Kapp Director, Tri-Cities Artist
Fin Donnelly Member of Parliament, Coquitlam, Port Moody and New Westminster, Deputy Critic for Fisheries and Oceans, Deputy Critic for Infrastructure
Elaine Golds Port Moody Freedom of the City recipient
Gene Vickers District 96 Governor, Toastmasters International
Ruth Foster Mossom Creek Hatchery co-founder
Sandy Liles former Port Moody Councillor
Councillor Zoë Royer is endorsed for re-election by:
The Port Moody Fire Fighters, Fin Donnelly MP, New West District Labour Council & Businesses
below are some recent posts
In this video, Port Moody City Councillor Zoe Royer talks about two of the most contentious election issues facing the community: “House Size & Height” and “Port Moody’s newly adopted Official Community Plan.”
Zoe Concerned about Adoption of Community Plan. This week, the majority of Council adopted the new Official Community Plan (OCP); a bedroom community plan that seeks to grow City of Port Moody from 34,000 to 50,000+ people by way of residential condos with almost no job space. A plan that is approximately 95% condos and […]
Re: Response to Jim Peacock’s Letter to Editor (TriCity News Oct. 10, 14): “Negative Results if PoMo opts for four years…” During my run as a federal candidate in 2008, I was introduced to Mr. Peacock when he was campaign manager for another candidate. This is when his Opinion letters against me began. While everyone […]
Royer Residence Fact Sheet …and ideas for a more neighbourly Zoning Bylaw Both Councillor Zoe Royer and Gaetan Royer are public figures in Port Moody, so it’s only fair that they hold themselves accountable to the community. We welcome this opportunity to share facts about our house, show how much we care for our neighbours and dispel […]
Be Sure To Vote
Re-Elect Councillor Zoë Royer
Vote on Wednesday, November 5
Vote on Saturday, November 8
City Hall Library, 100 Newport Drive
VOTE ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15 – ELECTION DAY
Glenayre Elementary School – 495 Glencoe Drive
Moody Elementary – 2717 St. Johns Street
Heritage Mountain Elementary School-125 Ravine Drive
Port Moody Recreation Complex – 300 Ioco Road
Vote anytime from 8am to 8pm