Politics

Waterfront reflections

The waterfront, the supposed jewel of Cobourg, the logo on the logo and the place for dreamers to play!   The pic on the right came from ourontario.ca with the caption that reads: “The harbour has been rebuilt, dredged and…

The view from seat #8

Prep work for the May 29th COW. A meeting with contrasts and choices to be made: Safety vs NIMBY. Abbott Blvd could be described by some, especially by the residents, as bucolic (def = ” relating to or typical of…

Economic Development

Economic Development – the holy grail for Municipalities. Everybody chants the mantra – “economic development is good for us, we will create jobs and raise money for tax revenue!” Almost every mickey mouse idea can be tagged with the soubriquet.…

Municipal questions

Looks like the Municipal Councils in the East of Northumberland cannot get along. Factional splits in Councils are nothing new, in fact almost every Council has them. But the issues of behaviour in Cramahe and Brighton are worthy of note…

Monday jottings

Beachfront cafe The contract has been awarded for the Beachfront canteen at the Cobourg beach. It goes to the couple – Lucas Cleveland and Montana DesJardins. They are the pair who want to open a greengrocers and ‘healthy food’ shop…