Author Archive for ben burd

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…

It’s about time

That we put our money where our mouth’s are! On Monday afternoon (11th August) the Cobourg Council will be facing a very large agenda – good job they went paperless or else they would have chopped a couple of trees…

Let’s rehab this man

The man in the pic should be famous – in Cobourg. Having said that I am as much to blame for his lack of recognition as anybody as I was on Council when this was happening. In the eighties when…

One Hundred Years Ago

August 4th 1914, was the day that Canada entered the First World War. Cobourg was a Urban, market Town of about 5,000 people. It was, and had been for the previous one hundred years, a place for the Military. Not…

This plan needs a makeover

Now that the dust has settled from last week’s discussion of the need to expand the boating services provided by the Town, and it has become apparent that the Consultants involved have little interest in providing any thing other than…