Doing the Research on an OPP Alternative

Since taking office in November 2016, and before that during the 2014 campaign, I have been told that, at times, our current police service can feel inadequate. After sending the Ontario Provincial Police a number of questions aimed at determining the service Middlesex Centre is provided in exchange for $2+ million per year, and having … Read moreDoing the Research on an OPP Alternative

Middlesex Centre Council Recap: Feb – Apr 2017

February 2017 In late February, my motion to join the group of municipalities asking the TVDSB to install automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in all schools across the board was passed. The TVDSB just included the funds to make this happen in their 2018 budget. March 2017 After careful deliberation and consideration of the consequences of … Read moreMiddlesex Centre Council Recap: Feb – Apr 2017

Healthy Hikes Challenge

Reading through recent Middlesex Centre council meeting minutes — what? Isn’t that what you do in your spare time? 🙂 — I came across a notice about the Healthy Hikes Challenge. From their website: Conservation Ontario and Ontario’s 36 Conservation Authorities challenge you to spend time hiking in our province’s over 270 Conservation Areas and track … Read moreHealthy Hikes Challenge

London, Ontario – A City of Bests?

Well… the past few weeks have really gotten London, and its citizens, reeling. Amongst the day-to-day stuff that happens – snarling traffic, complaints about students, store/factory closures – we also have some heartening news like progress on an HIV vaccine, and the ability to communicate with some people who are in a vegetative state. Can … Read moreLondon, Ontario – A City of Bests?