Civic Affairs

Municipal politics

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.)

Occupy the Tunnel!


(The flag of the People's Republic of China flies over the railway tunnel Thursday.)


I have gone on about flags before.

No number one issue? Yet?...



I will admit it's early going – very early going – in this municipal election campaign.

Following her compass


(Louise Severson, right, shakes hands with city clerk Sandra MacDonald after filing her revised nomination papers.)

A branding idea that went South


(Dave Paul speaks to council in this file photo.)


Same place, different time

(Developer Matthew Eyre points to his proposed Rockford Forest development on a map in a city staff report.)

It's not ducks we are hunting...



In my lead for the latest city salaries story, I used the familiar expression “hunting where the ducks are.”


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