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Author Archives: Administrator
An open question to Mayor Gibson Dear Mr. Gibson, During your electoral campaign you mentioned to me and to pretty much everybody in Kirkland that your goal is to make the work of the Council transparent. In particular, you … Continue reading
by Victor Schukhov, The Montreal Gazette, 15 March 2014. Sometimes, West Island headlines are so close together that one can’t see that they are solutions to each other’s problems. You know, like telling the trees from the forest. Take Kirkland, … Continue reading
From The Gazette, by Cheryl Cornacchia, 11 March 2014. Plans to open a farmers market in Kirkland were dashed again this week even though the town is now reviewing an antiquated bylaw that could pave the way for the sale … Continue reading
Shawn Apel reports for CBC Daybreak. He has worked as a civic affairs reporter and investigative reporter. He reported previously on Kirkland cross-connections issue. You can listen or read his latest piece on Kirkland here.
Another article on the pay raise – by Albert Kramberger, The Gazette, 18 February 2014. You can read the entire text here. The fact that the first noticeable decision of the new Mayor is about paying himself and his buddies … Continue reading
By Rhonda Massad The Suburban, Wednesday, 12 February 2014 At its Feb. 3 council meeting, Kirkland announced that at its next gathering in March, it plans to vote on increasing the salaries of the city’s mayor and councillors by 20 … Continue reading
We do it with cities and countries. We do it with universities and sports teams. Now, after numerous planned surveys and comprehensive data collection, all of which I never got around to doing, here is my ranking (1 being tops, … Continue reading
An article in The Gazette, by Cheryl Cornacchia, 19 Nov. 2013. While cross-connected sewer pipes continue to be a divisive issue in Kirkland, the same problem, first detected in Pierrefonds-Roxboro in 2010, has been handled quietly through a city of … Continue reading
Let’s see the new Mayor in action!
Nov.3, 2013: For the first time since the 1970s John Meaney will not be representing the city of Kirkland. Having served as councillor and mayor, he was defeated by a mere 500 votes Sunday by Michael Gibson, who had been a … Continue reading