An Eye On City Hall

October 2, 2019 thewire 0

So city councillors said no to Her Worship’s two-year experiment to allow folks to raise hens in their backyards. Good for them. It’s kinda’ obvious that the Diane has a mean girl habit of tryin’ to undo whatever the previous Bennett council did. Look forward, pumpkin; it gives ya’ a […]

An Eye on City Hall

September 2, 2019 thewire 0

So the city’s gotta’ get the tenters out. OK, but what’s with the heavy-handed and arbitrary overkill of the new parks and trespass bylaws? What would pre-mayor Diane have said about a night time curfew for 108 city parks, or a bylaw that absolutely bans stuff like climbin’ a tree, […]

Eye On City Hall

July 31, 2019 thewire 0

If ya’ ask me, city hall’s handling of the tent city fiasco was shameful. Ya had six months notice that the warming room was going to close and ya did nothin’. That means you caused the problem. Ya saw no urgency in a brutal heat wave when homeless people hunkered […]

Eye On City Hall

July 8, 2019 thewire 0

The sciatica been actin’ up and I didn’t get to my seat at the council chamber this month. Special thanks to Molly fer letting me watch the city council meetings on her computer. Good on the Diane for showin’ up and speakin’ at the D Day event at Confederation Park. […]

Eye on City Hall

May 31, 2019 thewire 0

Finally got the bike out of storage this week. Thanks to Molly for keeping it in her storage locker all winter. Little oil and she’s all street worthy again. That’s the bike, not Molly. So, why the rush-rush exodus of the most senior staff from city hall? Six months and […]