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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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