Category Archives: Responsible and Accountable Expenditures

Surprise, surprise, surprise, part 2

Hey, what about the Mohawk Lake clean up our pet, ahem, L-E-G-A-C-Y project we can’t forsake? Canadians will handout 2M if Brantford folk pony up 5M. Wait a minute, we haven’t paid back the $18M debenture for the Greenwich-Mohawk clean … Continue reading

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Surprise, surprise, surprise*

The 2017 budget of the City of Brantford was oh so frustrating. We had surprises but did our best in deliberating: 4.39% hike for homeowners 7.15% hike in commercial class 2.65% hike in industrial class It’s a shame (pass me … Continue reading

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Educrats: 36 Superintendents of Education & counting

The Toronto District School Board ‘s (TDSB) Senior Team Leadership Directory lists 5 Executive Superintendents and, count’em, 36 Superintendents of Education. Holy educrats, Batman! The 2017 Ontario budget made scant attempt to reduce the bloated civil service. The cost of … Continue reading

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M103: how can MPs vote on a so-called Islamophobia motion without defining it?

Mr. Lorne Gunther of the Edmonton Sun offers us possible definitions of Islamophobia: “Does that (Islamophobia) mean an irrational fear of all Muslims based on a very real fear of several thousand radicals who truly do want to harm Western … Continue reading

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Political elitism: Brantford style

It’s almost three months into 2017 and Brantford, Ontario taxpayers are still reeling from a 4.39% property tax increase. After voting on the 4.39% property tax increase in January, Councillor Larry Kings told the Brantford Expositor:  “We’ve done the best … Continue reading

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