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Surely switching red & white health cards & hassling people to do so is well spent taxpayer $s

I came to emerg 5 hours ago and have only seen the triage nurse. But there’s time and money to switch red & white health cards & hassle me about switching.   I can’t find a family doctor in Ontario. … 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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Can your city afford more land?

More to the point, can you the taxpayer afford to pay for your city buying more land? That’s the question Brantford, Ontario taxpayers are asking themselves in the wake of the latest grandiose Brantford-Brant boundary adjustment proposal.  (What happen to … Continue reading

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Mohawk Lake clean up: priorities anyone?

Brantford, Ontario’s latest flavour-of-the-month sexy project is the proposed clean up of Mohawk Lake and canal.  Some politicians love to regale themselves and their groupies in such projects–they look good in campaign literature and make headlines.  (Road maintenance, sewer maintenance, lead-free drinking water systems, … 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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