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Canadian election reform: use what exists

No need to add to the oh so long list of departments and agencies of the Canadian government to reform Canada’s “democratic institutions.”  Let’s use what exists. Two of Elections Canada’s mandates are: conduct public information campaigns on voter registration, … Continue reading

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There, there little canadians …

The Liberals don’t like YOUR voting system. First-past-the-post is so passé so election reform is the only way, so they say. But don’t worry your pretty little heads its big, complicated. Spend your time surfing in Tofino instead. Your $1 … Continue reading

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Citizens get final say on voting reform

The Liberal government in Ottawa appears to want to rush voting reform, to change Canadians’ voting system.  While a facelift for democracy is needed, the Liberals should not try to do this without giving Canadians the final say.  The voting … Continue reading

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Greenwich-Mohawk: recoup clean-up costs

The City of Brantford purports to need more land for employment and housing, yet it appears city council is entertaining the idea of turning the former Greenwich-Mohawk industrial site into a glorified park. At an estimated $30 Million for the … Continue reading

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Brantford’s Municipal Election: is education worth a “blank cheque” to a city?

The latest missive, “What’s education worth to a city” from The Expositor that tries to rationalize Brantford City Hall’s decisions regarding: – the sale of former valuable commercial land on the southside of Colborne St. to Wilfrid Laurier University and … Continue reading

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