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Category Archives: Government Structure
The article, “Levac vows to fight for job” shows that democracy in our province, our cities and our country needs a “face-lift.” Mr. Dave Levac may not be leaving Eagle Place, but it’s up to the citizens of Brant whether … Continue reading
The much overused and often incorrectly used words “community” and “community-based” are favourites of organizations and governments. These words are sometimes touted as a panacea for an issue. What is fascinating is how easily these words become out of favour … Continue reading
What can Ontario taxpayers learn from the following two headline-grabbing issues? Toronto’s Sheppard Subway Extension Proposal Brantford’s Saga of the South Side of Colborne Street, the latest installment: Laurier/Y Proposal These are examples of how Ontario city governments suffer from dysfunction … Continue reading
Within a city government, from the mayor to the custodian, customer service is everyone’s business. It is that simple. For a city to deliver excellent customer service it does not have to hire a consulting firm or add a customer … Continue reading
The resignation of Premier Williams of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada shows that he is a rare public servant. He understands that having a leadership role in the public service is not something one does forever. He got into public service … Continue reading
Many of the results of the recent municipal elections in Ontario, Canada indicate that in order to preserve, improve and renew the democratic process and municipal government, the following changes need to be legislated: 1) Three term limit (twelve years) … Continue reading