Council Preview: July 17, 2019

Hello, and welcome to the preview for the July 17, 2019 Middlesex Centre Council meeting! There is only one meeting happening this month, so we have a nice, full agenda for you! Let’s take a look at what Council will be considering. Closed Meeting First, Council is starting at 17:00 (5pm) this week and will … Read moreCouncil Preview: July 17, 2019

Middlesex-London EMS HQ Grand Opening

I was fortunate enough to be invited to the Middlesex-London EMS headquarters grand opening! I was able to cut down a multi-hour affair down to 7 minutes, so hopefully you watch the whole thing. šŸ™‚ If you have any questions about it, please let me know.

Dear Councillors, Stop Saying Silly Things

This can be seen as an open letter to all localĀ Councillors, especially those in London since they get far more press for the shear fact that they areĀ CouncillorsĀ for the largest municipality in Middlesex County. It can also be seen as a call for anyone to simply open a book, read a few research papers, or … Read moreDear Councillors, Stop Saying Silly Things

UBB from Both Sides

(Disclaimer: Much of the following blog post originates from emails exchanged with colleagues earlier this week. I’m going to re-format what I said as much as I can/need to so that it still makes sense without their replies. The following is all based onĀ my own research and opinion.) As someone who speaks to vendors of … Read moreUBB from Both Sides

Municipal Politicians Need to Open Up

Dear London-area politicians, You need to open up more. WAY more. The lack of communication we get at the municipal level is abysmal. Compare yourselves to Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty, Ontario Ombudsman Andre Marin, MP Tony Clement, former Toronto Mayor David Miller, or MP Glen Pearson, and you’ll see the difference between your approach and … Read moreMunicipal Politicians Need to Open Up