Tag Archives: Laurier Brantford/YMCA Athletics-Recreation Complex

Laurier Brantford/YMCA Athletics Complex: Oct. 27 ballot question

Brantford City Council recently showed its ability to vote unanimously when it decided to: 1)  sell a section of the former tax revenue generating properties on the south side of Colborne St. for $2 to Wilfrid Laurier University and the … Continue reading

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Brantford’s Holistic Student Experience

To ensure that student visitors to Brantford, Ontario’s satellite campuses have a holistic experience in the city, we’d like to introduce them to the many exciting taxpayer funded athletic opportunities in Brantford: 1) Wilkes House Recreation Centre, corner of Darling & … Continue reading

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Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities: Spending Your Money

Are you aware that your tax dollars have recently been spent, or may be spent, on new college and university buildings in Ontario? Here are some examples: – the new $17 Million Western Centre for Public Health & Family Medicine … Continue reading

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Laurier Brantford/YMCA Athletics Complex: Taxpayers Cannot Afford

It was great to see the Great One back in Brantford, Ontario recently to open the remodeled Wayne Gretzky Sports (“athletics complex”) Centre.  While it’s a nice addition to Brantford’s recreation services, the issue of cost cast a large shadow over this happy occasion. … Continue reading

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Democracy Needs a “Face-lift”

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

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