Category Archives: Intelligent Development

Will city’s land purchase of 6719 acres fix current roads? Part 3

The maintenance of this portion of Powerline Road at Hwy. 24 was the responsiblity of the County of Brant in Ontario.  With the approval of the much vaunted purchase of 6719 acres, as per the Brantford-Brant County Boundary Adjustment Agreement, … Continue reading

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Will city’s land purchase of 6719 acres fix current roads? Part 2

Brantford, Ontario is (make that the taxpayers of Brantford are) purchasing 6719 acres because of The Brantford-Brant County Boundary Adjustment Agreement. Will the city’s land purchase of 6719 acres fix Park Road North?   We appreciate your comments. Click here. … Continue reading

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Oh where, oh where have my sports complexes gone

That’s what you think when you hear the good folks of West Brantford, Ontario, especially the Shellard Lane area, exhort the want of a Shellard Lane sports complex to serve them. Some folks need to be introduced or reintroduced to the … Continue reading

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Big Daddy’s response to Brantford-Brant boundary adjustment approval: hypocrisy & mendacity

Tennessee Williams’ Cat on a Hot Tin Roof comes to mind when you ponder the ability of the Ontario Liberal government to make decisions.  With apologies to the late Mr. Williams, they are the hot tin roof and citizens are … Continue reading

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City priority: an archaeological dig, new real estate or caring for seniors?

Brantford, Ontario’s city hall is pondering three choices: Give Laurier-YMCA another $3.1M to cover costs of an archaeological dig, which occurred before construction of the Laurier-YMCA began. Spend $14.75M to purchase the Brantford’s Federal Building downtown, which may or may … Continue reading

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