Counterpoint to Paul Van Meerbergen’s “Inside London” Interview

A little while ago London Ward 10 Councillor Paul Van Meerbergen was interviewed on Inside London regarding the Ontario Ombudsman’s investigation into the social gathering/illegal meeting at Billy T’s. If you watch the interview (it’s only 5 minutes), you’ll see he dances around the topic a bit in order to once again point out all … Read moreCounterpoint to Paul Van Meerbergen’s “Inside London” Interview

Closed Meeting Investigations in Middlesex Centre

It recently came to my attention, after reviewing the Ontario Ombudsman’s website, that Middlesex Centre was not using the Ombudsman, or even the Association of Municipalities of Ontario’s Local Authority Services, to provide closed meeting investigation services. Instead, based on the Ombudsman’s list, this service was contracted out to a gentlemen named John Maddox. I don’t know … Read moreClosed Meeting Investigations in Middlesex Centre

A Response to London Chamber CEO Gerry Macartney

Yesterday, London Chamber of Commerce CEO Gerry Macartney decided to publicly weigh in on the controversy surrounding the PenEquity development on Wellington Rd S and Dingman Dr, just south of the 401. I have written extensively about the topic, and while I appreciate Mr. Macartney’s point of view on the subject as CEO of the Chamber … Read moreA Response to London Chamber CEO Gerry Macartney

Letter to Coun. Henderson, Mayor Fontana, and other members of council

I just sent this letter off to all Councillors, but addressed primarily to Councillor Henderson and Mayor Fontana. Feel free to read it yourself. I assure you it isn’t all doom and gloom, but rather some more practical thoughts on the big developments going to City Council this evening. Councillor Henderson, Mayor Fontana, and other … Read moreLetter to Coun. Henderson, Mayor Fontana, and other members of council

London’s Under Developed Retail

There are several, I assure you, under developed commercial developments well within London’s urban growth boundary. And after this and this, and even people asking where they are on Twitter this morning, I thought it prudent to identify them. You can click on the images below for bigger versions. Spot #1 – Crossroads Centre at … Read moreLondon’s Under Developed Retail