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Category Archives: cross post
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
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.
The Gazette, 22 October 2013, published a good summary of how much money out of our taxes is spent on the elected officials. Strangely enough, car allowance is not mentioned anywhere. Is it possible that Kirkland mayor, John Meaney, is the … Continue reading
By Matthew Guite, The Suburban, August 7th, 2013 A Kirkland resident who wanted to give local farmers and urban growers a chance to sell their goods to the community has been barred from hosting a farmers market due to a … Continue reading
By Cheryl Cornacchia, The Gazette, July 24, 2013 Longtime Kirkland councillor Michel Gibson will run for the town’s top job in the November 3 municipal election. “Kirkland needs a new vision, some new blood and leadership,” said Gibson, a Kirkland councillor since … Continue reading
In Kirkland, we sign under every word of the Communique issued by our neighbors. English version follows. Association des Citoyens de Beaconsfield (ACB) Beaconsfield (Québec), 4 juin 2013 Il est temps de mettre fin aux réunions du caucus. L’Association des … Continue reading
From Ste-Anne – by Albert Kramberger, The Gazette, May 29, 2013. If nothing else, this shows that municipal politicians are not free to do whatever they want.