At the most recent Niagara Regional Council meeting, Chair Jim Bradley and his senior staff were upbraided by several council members for hosting what Pelham regional representative Diana Huson called a “private meeting” that excluded most regional councillors and went forward without public notice.
According to a staff report provided to regional councillors in the July 22 agenda package, “On Thursday, July 15, the Regional Chair, in partnership with the 12 mayors, hosted a moderated forum with representatives from Niagara’s business associations to exchange information, ideas and priorities.”
“The discussion”, per the report, “focused primarily on Regional post-pandemic economic recovery strategies.”
Last week, Statistics Canada published its annual survey of police-reported crime, as measured by the Crime Severity Index (CSI), for the year 2020.
There’s no doubt the women have been the story for Canada at the Tokyo Olympics.
As of Monday evening, 13 of the 14 medals won by Canadians were done so by women.
The British newspaper The Sun noted in a July 7, 2021 piece that the Boris Johnson government’s “Net Zero” agenda will cost £50,000 per household.
Late last week, the Alberta government announced the most comprehensive lifting of pandemic restrictions that has taken place in Canada.
Despite a now world-leading vaccination effort, health officials are warning of a looming fourth wave of COVID-19.
“What were they thinking” was the phrase that came to mind when reading news that the Ontario Government did not include the province’s independent schools when it distributed over $700 million to public schools to fund COVID prevention measures.