Civic Affairs

Municipal politics

Flying below the StatsCan radar


Sometimes, the political stars align perfectly.

'Champions' make the difference


(A map depicts the third phase of the Rotary Park revitalization project.)

Flag Fest feasible without the Father

(Bob Harper, chairman of the 50 Years of Our Flag committee, speaks to city council's economic development and planning committee Tuesday about plans for Flag Fest.)

Council could use more Brainstorming

(Councillor David Beatty did not seek re-election.)

Apparently, Brainstorming was always a part of the agenda for city council's economic development and planning committee.

A different election era


(Council candidates and other spectators await results Monday in the main council chamber.)

Don't discount the issue of leadership style


(Louise Severson was articulate on the matter of leadership style.)

Let's not blindside the wrong people

(Council candidates Meghan Plooy, left, and Gord Smith talk to People First participants at Wednesday's speed-meet.)


Our beloved Dutch mayor


(Ben TeKamp is congratulated in 2006 after being named Citizen of the Year.)


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