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Tag Archives: Wilfrid Laurier University
Consider the building of a public sector recreation complex in a city. Despite being fraught with questions about need, affordability and location, construction is starting soon. Consistent with the affordability question, some of the main players seek financial help from … Continue reading
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
The City of Brantford, Wilfrid Laurier University and the YMCA of Hamilton-Burlington-Brantford signed an agreement recently so that the proposed Laurier Brantford/YMCA Athletics-Recreation Complex “would offer public access.” This looks like political theatre designed to distract the citizens of Brantford and … Continue reading
Is it important for taxpayers to know that their city councillors vote on proposals with clear details? Brantford City Council voted recently on a proposal to build a Wilfrid Laurier University and YMCA recreation centre on city owned property on … Continue reading
The ongoing saga of the south side of Colborne Street in downtown Brantford, Ontario is a good example of a lack of methodical taxpayer-centred planning. This site formerly contained 41 commercial properties, which the city expropriated and demolished before a … Continue reading