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Me, me, me …

My oh my, the Me ego is going into overdrive. Me doesn’t take a scintilla of responsibility for the circumstances Me finds itself in. Me has never contributed to, or propped up, the system behind the circumstances Me finds itself … Continue reading

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It’s time to look in the mirror

While we do not agree with making a habit of changing the words to a national anthem, Mr. Remigio Pereira’s, of The Tenors, statement rang true at the recent Major League Baseball All-Star Game because of the spat of killings … Continue reading

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Gov’t funding: door #1, door #2 or door #3?

The lines of responsibility between the federal government, the provincial and territorial governments, First Nations and municipal governments are rather fuzzy these days.  The Canadian government should not duplicate the responsibilities of a province, a territory, a First Nation or … Continue reading

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A city’s excuses

Our downtown deteriorated because business “x” left the city. Our downtown deteriorated because industry “y” left the city. Our downtown deteriorated because manufacturing left the city; if you prefer the buzzword—deindustrialization. Our downtown deteriorated because of suburbanization.  (Ooh, another ominous … Continue reading

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Responsibility for Contaminated Land Clean Up

A) According to the Brantford Expositor, Brantford city council’s community services committee recently considered the “costing plan for the (Mohawk-Greenwich) brownfield site clean up, which carried a $34.89-million price tag.” B) It was stated that the clean up would be … Continue reading

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