Civic Affairs

Municipal politics

The age of the professional festival

(Kim Buckley, of the entertainment management company The Works, speaks to city council while Wayne Van De Graaff, president of the company Absolute Lunacy, listens during a presentation on Tuesday.)

Why the ranked ballot won't be a Brockville thing

There are plenty of reasons to favour a ranked balloting system for Brockville, an option the province seems likely to offer in the near future.

Heated bike lanes on the way?


(Winter cycling is common in the Netherlands.)

Score one for the snarlers

(Aquatarium executive director Bill Rogerson has navigated the rough waters of short-term financing.)

Wonky but worthwhile water watchers


(City corporate services director David Dick, left, discusses the Victoria Avenue grant with Councillor Tom Blanchard.)

Friends, family and special strangers


I am going to do something unusual here.

The Braves will win this faceoff

(The Braves' Liam Folkes cuts in from the boards of the Brockville Memorial Centre where advertising of local businesses can be seen on the other side of the rink. DARCY CHEEK/THE RECORDER AND TIMES)


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