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Category Archives: elections
In February, Île-Bizard-Ste-Geneviève borough became the first West Island municipal jurisdiction to webcast public meetings, using its own staff and equipment, and opened an archive on YouTube. A link can be found through the borough’s home page on Montreal’s web … Continue reading
Albert Kramberger, The Gazette, April 10, 2014 Without any fanfare, Kirkland council gave final approval to a move that will see their salary increase by just over 20 per cent on Monday. The mayor’s remuneration has been increased to $46,617 … Continue reading
Although sent to my private address only, I trust Mr. Gibson will agree to make his reply publicly available. It’s transparency, eh? Here it goes, followed by my comment: Good afternoon Mr. Brovkin, As you are aware the Town of … Continue reading
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
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
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
Michel Gibson wins over John Meaney by 500 votes. Global News has live Kirkland election results here. Election results on Ville de Kirkland site: Mayor’s office, Councillors. Official data from MAMROT.
An article by Abby E. Schachter in The Suburban, October 30, 2013, p.8 of the printed edition or go to p.64 online. “Kirkland mayor faces challenge from veteran councillor, newcomer” – by Albert Kramberger, The Gazette, Oct.30, 2013.