Monthly Archives: July 2007

Essex & Waterloo Road Access

Dear Mayor Farbridge and City Council Members, We are aware that a road has been proposed to be cut through the small park between Essex Street and Waterloo at the corner of Gordon Street in order to accommodate a large … Continue reading

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I’m a Taxpayer Too

On occasion, I get calls or emails from constituents reminding me that they are taxpayers and have certain expectations about the services they receive for their tax dollar. Many residents are worried about facing significant tax increases over the next … Continue reading

Posted in City Issues, Finance & Administration | 2 Comments

The Business Case for Saving the Convent

Loretto Convent A recent commentary in the Mercury is critical of the concept of putting a civic museum in a building the city does not own. The writer compares it to building a swimming pool in your neighbours backyard. Personally, … Continue reading

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John McCrae School

Sorry – I accidentally deleted a post re: John McCrae School so I am creating a new thread so that the discussion can continue. I’ve reposted it below: Comment from Gord Sloan: Thanks Leanne Could I suggest that a more … Continue reading

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John McCrae School

Posted by Gord Sloan Does anyone else have concerns about the plans to build a new school? I certainly do. Such as: The new school will be at least twice the size/capacity of the current building-so a much larger building. … Continue reading

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