Author Archive for ben burd

Jottings from everywhere

The chickens have come home to roost: The Ontario Ombudsman issued a scathing report (click on the image to read it ) about the treatment of Adults with development disabilities. Basically it lists the problems that have accrued since the…

Assorted jottings and comments

Election Fraud: It is unthinkable for the majority that such a headline might exist in the mighty Kingdoms of North America and those who propogate it could be considered to wear tin-foil hats. But the rumblings of such a thing…

A shifting time

The busiest person in the Cobourg Town Hall this week was the poor sod who has to put names on plates and hang them in their respective doors or desks. One new Councillor, one leaving Director of Public Works and…

About time – thank you Ted

With the announcement TO Star story here today that the Province is going to ban Corporate and Union donations to Municipal candidates some of Cobourg’s councillors should be worried. No more developer donations of the maximum $750.