Tag Archives: taxpayers’ dollars

Make better use of gov’t buildings

We have visions of another round of the game of musical-buildings dancing in our heads. The federal building, an architectural beauty, in Brantford, Ontario has been declared surplus by Public Works and Government Services Canada.  This means they want to … Continue reading

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A union works for its membership

The payment of Millions (the exact figure keeps twisting in the wind just like the story behind it; maybe its $3.7 or maybe $7.1) to teachers unions in Ontario to cover the cost of negotiating defies all logic.  It smacks … Continue reading

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Time for part-time premier?

When you look at the amount of time Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne stumps for Justin Trudeau, you have to ask yourself:  could the office of premier be a part-time gig? Part-time premiers would be forced to focus on issues they … Continue reading

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Pension plan ads or developmental disability specialists

Some Ontario politicians apparently have lots of time on their hands. They spend it telling Prime Minister Stephen Harper and other members of the federal government how to do their jobs. It must mean that all the issues the Ontario … Continue reading

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Brantford’s Laurier-YMCA proposal: redo time

  The recent layoffs at Wilfrid Laurier University remind us that post-secondary education is very much an industry.  Given these layoffs, it’s time for Brantford, Ontario to have another look at the Laurier-Y proposal. Some deep-thinkers in Brantford provide us with compelling … Continue reading

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