Civic Affairs

Municipal politics

Anti-vaxxers must be rubbing their hands

Public health authorities, and the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit among them, have long been ripe for accusations of bureaucratic excess.

I have frequently seen our local health unit do little to discourage such accusations, over the past two decades.

Loof, Lirpa loof...

You know the drill, people, but for those who are new to the Lirpa Loof tradition that once made it to newsprint in a less rancorous age, please be assured, the previous post about SNC-Lavalin being pressured into covering the Brockville Railway tunnel's debt was an April Fool's joke.

SNC-Lavalin to the rescue

 

 

The Brockville Railway Tunnel has a new and unexpected saviour. 

Remembering Linda Kay's gentle patience

Linda Kay (via Concordia)

Every young journalist’s career will inevitably trip up on that first big mistake.

Election campaigns have consequences

(Tom Blanchard, left, was unmoved by Phil Deery on Tuesday.)

The Kremlin denies all involvement

(Rumours of Oscar the Otter's mayoral campaign were somewhat premature. Photo via Josh Bennett on Facebook.)

It is now April 2, which means the fun is done and it's time to come clean and keep the lawyers at bay.

We otter get our facts straight

If Donald Trump were to run for Brockville mayor, he would start by declaring the Aquatarium “a disaster” and vow to tear it down. He would promise to make the otters pay for the job.

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