Monthly Archives: November 2013

Thank the Lord for PDF

A ream of paper is 500 sheets and at 423 pages this week’s agenda for the CoW at Cobourg Council is a whopper. If printed on paper would have used at least a box and a half of paper –…

Sign This and Change the World

It’s been a busy fall season online for supplicants urging us to sign petitions, send emails and share posts, all in attempts to raise awareness of issues and perhaps, just maybe effect change. Just this last week I’ve been exhorted…

The view from seat #8

I rise to stand to speak on a few items that I have noticed on the agenda tonight, I do support the rest of the agenda. Firstly I would note that we are going to put the final nail into…

Just who do you believe?

For the last couple of years many Countries, led by the USA have been discussing a trade agreement. We hesitate to call it a trade agreement as very few of the clauses actually have much to do with trade,

A big bunch of hooey

With the “scandal” of the Mayor of Toronto’s conduct over the term of his office and attendant clamour for his resignation and the persistent refusal of the Mayor to resign many people are looking for ways to legally remove him…

Pics from Vimy

The day after we had visited Arras to see the Memorial to the Missing, we were driving around on our way back to Belgium when Doreen said, “Hey that’s a sign to Vimy Ridge!” and so it was. “Hey let’s…

We will remember them

In the Fall of 2008 Doreen and I travelled to Belgium to visit family, we also made a trip to the battlefields around Ypres. I had a personal connection to them as my Grandfather and his four brothers all served…