Civic Affairs

Municipal politics

Did 'opportunity' arise from backlash?

(BGH president and CEO Tony Weeks is now talking about opportunities to save the maternity ward. {Photo by Darcy Cheek})

BGH won't do without babies

 

 (Photo by Darcy Cheek)

The limits of heritage status

(A widow's walk adorns the top of the house known as the Fairview.)

Diversity at the media table is missed

Media diversity is one of those things we often miss when it starts to disappear.

And then, perniciously, people begin to care a little less.

Warp-speed budget, answers are slow

Last night, I tweeted this in jest, but it was a jest with a core of truth to it: "Believe it or not, this #CanadianFlag song is longer than the #BrockvilleCouncil #budget debate."

There's a role for defeated candidates

(Former mayoral candidate Cec Drake, right, and Mayor David Henderson listen to discussion at a debate in October.)

 

When the Holocaust was put on stage

 

('Birkenau gate,' by Angelo Celedon a.ka. Lito Sheppard. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.5 via Wikimedia Commons)

Sometimes, not to cry is to be inhuman.

He's not the 'huggy' type

 

What is political coverage without a bit of humour? That would be dour indeed.

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