Ruth-Ellen Nishikawa

Acclaimed as Ward A District Councillor in Township of Muskoka Lakes


Ruth-Ellen Nishikawa has served five terms as a District Councillor or  Township Councillor representing Ward A. She has been a reliable supporter of positive environmental policies, heritage, community centres and trails. She says the most pressing issues in TML are continued protection of Muskoka's lakes and forest health, attainable housing, and serving the aging population.

Ruth has been a vocal supporter of responsible development during her four terms in office. Ruth says of her accomplishments that she is “proud to have brought forward, adding to our complement of parks in Muskoka Lakes, the Walkers Point Lookout trail.” 

“My part on community services has brought programming for all ages to Muskoka that assist in better quality of life initiatives,” adds Ruth.