Tag Archives: essential spending

Priorities, priorities, priorities

If you click here you can see part of the concrete sidewalk and pavers in Brantford, Ontario’s beautiful Victoria Park. Notice the condition of the sidewalk and pavers. Look pretty good don’t they. Well, they have been torn up. This is … Continue reading

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Brantford’s Victoria Park Facelift Not Essential

Councillor Jan Vanderstelt understands the difference between essential spending and non-essential spending.  He wants Brantford City Council to reconsider their approval of $600,000 in cosmetic changes to Victoria Park.  His goal is correct given Brantford’s approximate $40 million debt. Could this … Continue reading

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Can You Picture $274,000,000,000.00?

With the warm and sunny weather you may be tempted to buy a shiny new vehicle.  But, if Ontario’s approximate public-held debt of $274,258,100,000.00 (apart from the $10,000,000,000.00 deficit) is weighing on your mind, instead of buying a 2013 Hyundai … Continue reading

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