Author Archive for ben burd

Taxfighter 2.0

When Stan Frost, the sitting Deputy Mayor came to Council a couple of terms ago he called himself “the taxfighter”. He didn’t exactly earn the title after this term overseeing a period of high spending and dedication to debt financing,…

The view from seat #8

Mr Chair, I rise to speak at the first meeting after the Summer break and want to talk about a few things: We have on the Agenda a very glitzy paper that was prepared in our absence and I would…

And he’s off

The Mayor that is – on his election campaign. Gil Brocanier kicked off his campaign by standing in front of twenty-one people, five of whom were from the media, and read a statement, click here to read it Vowing to…

Was it good for you?……

…….The disruption of Cobourg’s mainstreet for many hours in order to shoot an opening scene to a movie that we bet will fizzle, there can’t be that many Adam Sandler fans out there, or are there? But leaving aside the…

The First Surprise

Just a day after admitting that, he the Publisher, of this report did not have a clue who the people would be, who would be chasing the recently announced seat to soon be vacated by MP Rick Norlock up pops…