Jan 2021 Blog – 2021 Budget Information

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The 2021 County of Brant budget process is wrapped up and it was delightfully boring. What I mean by that is that unlike some of the political things we are seeing all over the world there was very few contentious moments. Also, despite the financial pressures brought on by 2020, Covid-19 and various economic issues… Read more »

End of Year 2020 Blog – Midterm Platform Review

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Hello all and all the best to you as we close out a difficult and unexpected 2020. With Covid-19 we have seen some of the best and worst of things – and at times ourselves. However, we are a resilient and persevering community. There is a collective loss in the air this year. It is… Read more »

Nov 2020 – Municipal Mental Health: Just Remember 211

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This has been a hard time. Let’s just be honest about it.  For some harder than others.  Nonetheless everyone has been exposed to new worries, difficulties and challenges because of the state of the world and personal circumstances.  We can see this even socially distanced.  Signs of these issues permeate even in the once friendly… Read more »

October 2020 – Downtown Paris Pedestrian Safety Plan

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October was a busy month with some controversial topics that have been building in the community over time being decided on. I would like to explore the pedestrian safety issues that have been complained about in Downtown Paris for as long as I have lived here. Speed, walkability, volume, traffic backing up and safety have… Read more »

July 2020 – Growth Targets from Province

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Originally wrote this as a reply to something on a local Facebook group but I think it is worth sharing here too with some added info: Folks in our community should check out the County of Brant YouTube video at the bottom of this paragraph. There was some good news in the draft provincial plan… Read more »

March 2020 – In Review – COVID 19

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Hello to all in Ward 2 and the County of Brant as a whole. This month I am eschewing my regular blog to focus solely on COVID-19 related information that is pertinent to folks in the County of Brant. I have been doing regular updates on my Facebook page trying to share information as I… Read more »