Monthly Archives: July 2012

Pointless Rant About the Weather

OK, I’ve had it. Had it with scorching hot high-humidity days, and had it with chirpy weather forecasters who think it’s “awesome”. There’s one in particular on CP 24, a very attractive young woman with an unfortunate sing-songy voice and…

No to Booze in Corner Stores

Call me old fashioned, but does this picture look like something we want to see in Ontario? Unregulated and privatised dispensaries of alcohol? I think not. Even though some 112,000 people in the province have signed a petition advocating for…

Cause and Effect

This was a view of Victoria Park on Sunday at 1230 hrs. Pretty desolate and not as full as we have seen it last year (for a larger view click on the image). This was the day that the beach…

Port Hope – the masochist

The BurdReport’s attitude toward Port Hope has always been one of optimism tinged with realism. A community of civic-minded people who live by seeing themselves as victims, never letting go of a perceived grudge and never really wanting to cooperate…

Tonight’s the night

Port Hope is on the hot seat tonight, for it is Council time. And, the Council will be listening to delegations who wish to put their opinions forth about the future of the Port Hope Police Service (PHPS). The municipality…