Category Archives: Personal Opinion

Mike, that’s transparency! – take 3

Recently I received yet another message from Mayor Gibson concerning my original demand to explain what happened to his promise to minute down the questions. Albeit with a delay, someone in the Town Hall realized that my reference to article … Continue reading

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Mike, that’s transparency! – take 2

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

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Mike, that’s transparency!

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

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You must be kidding

Finally John Meaney had his electoral platform delivered by mail to most households, just in time for the Election Day. This is one of the rare occasions when the old adage “better later than never” does not hold true: The … Continue reading

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Does Kirkland Want A Farmer’s Market?……Come And Show Your Support! – Again!

Due to popular demand, Friends of the Market-Breakfast Club is inviting ALL RESIDENTS again next Thursday, September 5th. There will be more discussion and more entertainment than last time (see below). For further details and to confirm your attendance, call … Continue reading

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Does Kirkland Want A Farmer’s Market?……Come And Show Your Support!

Last Monday, August 19th, during “La Semaine des marches public du Quebec” celebrated across the Province of Quebec, I inquired again by way of iCare with the Director General on how to have the issue of the farmers’ market on … Continue reading

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Vote Or Get The Council You Deserve

To provide more visibility to the issue, we reprint Paul Senez’s Response to “Farmers market banned by Kirkland by-law.” As I understand it, Mr La Tour has proposed setting up a small ‘farmer’s market’ using a portion of Kirkland’s Volunteers … Continue reading

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Kirkland in the news.

More about Kirkland affairs in local press. See article by Francois Lemieux on pages 4 and 5, and “Letters to the Editor” on page 6 of Aug 15 issue of The Chronicle.

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Open Letter to Mayor Meaney

Kirkland August 10, 2012 Mr. John W. Meaney Mayor Town of Kirkland 17200 boulevard Hymus Kirkland, Quebec, H9J 3Y8 Mr. Meaney: Kirkland residents who have been following developments at Kirkland Town Hall over the last couple of years have become accustomed … Continue reading

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Convenient Collective Amnesia on Kirkland Council

I attended the July 9th Kirkland Council Meeting and watching Meaney and the BOYS, cronies if you prefer, publicly eat crow on the crossed sewer pipe issue was at times painful to watch. Meaney announced that “HE DID NOT HAVE A CLUE … Continue reading

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