ron's blog

Uber in Brockville? We should at least talk.


(Photo by Darcy Cheek)

 I'm a big fan of outside-the-box statements – even the ones that go nowhere.

One heck of a rounding error

(The Aquatarium is at centre right. Let  me know if you spot the extra 6,000 square feet.)

I am waking up in Punxsutawney...

As New Year's Day approaches, I find myself wondering whether I'm stuck in Groundhog Day instead.

On refugees, a rethink is not renunciation


(Mayor David Henderson, right, leads an early refugee assistance meeting in September.)

The heart is back in the game in arena debate


(Meghan Plooy, executive director of the DBIA, speaks to city council's planning committee on Tuesday.)

Just the facts, ma'am...


(Carmen Gottfried, right, speaks while his son, Ken, listens.)

Wait, wait... it was this parrot!


(Photo by Darcy Cheek)

This is what grassroots looks like



(Mayor David Henderson writes ideas on the whiteboard Monday while Rev. Marianne Emig Munro, left, of First Presbyterian Church, and Rev. Kimberly Heath, of Wall Street United Church, listen.)

So, what can we do to help?


You know, I wonder if we, as a city, can somehow sponsor several families... Remember, almost all of us are immigrants of this beautiful, fantastic and colossal country.”


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