Council votes to prepare regulations for Marijuana Dispensaries. (Also, Web Video creeping Closer!)

Update: Councillor Sauvé has provided his perspective on the issue. It is always a good sign when the public has filled the Council Chambers at City Hall 5 minutes before the regular council meeting starts. The big topic of interest on the Nov 9 Agenda was Marijuana Dispensaries and what to do with the dispensary […]

Hello, this is the Voter Outreach Centre

A step away from Municipal affairs for this post….  the featured image is from this 2012 article on Robocalls. So a ‘funny’ thing just happened…. but first a little background.  On August 4, 2015 (a couple days after the Federal Election was called), I was called by an organization called the “Voter Outreach Centre”. […]

The Double Edged Sword of the Politics of Fear

In the past two weeks we have had two very separate but similar instances where fear has played a large role in decision making.  I’m going to start with the most recent one. Fear wins over contracts and trust At the just completed council meeting on Monday July 13th (Agenda) Councillor Minions and I brought […]