A Few Thoughts on Week 58

A new season of Council Conversations starts tonight at 7pm with the prologue. You can get it here or where you download your podcasts! Greater Essex County District School Board debated the meaning of "session" as a notice of motion on Tuesday night, a meeting that ran 3 hours. the full motion reads as follows: … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Week 58

A Few Thoughts on Week 57

A contrast between two cities: In London, Mayor Holder called for 3,000 new affordable units in 5 years- that was a 20 year target for the City of London. In Windsor, Mayor Dilkens did a video roundtable on our City's out of control housing market. As for garden updates, I had to mow my lawn … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Week 57

A Few Thoughts on Week 56

A supposedly rainy Sunday. Season 2 of Council Conversations announcement coming Thursday at 7pm. Follow along to stay up to date and go back and binge season 1!Begin with a thread why I am not shocked at the low vaccination rates in parts of Windsor. It is interesting that Windsor is still reliant on major … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Week 56

A Few Thoughts on Week 55

Happy Easter! The latest episode of Mean, Median and Moose is out in which we discuss community consultations including an interview with Nader Shureih of Environics Analytics on supporting local governments on consulting and understanding their communitiesYou can hear the Season finale of Council Conversations with Armine Yalnizyan on your favourite podcasting platform now! Season 2 is … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Week 55

A Few Thoughts on Week 54

You can hear the latest episode of Council Conversations with Nathan Colquhoun from the City of Sarnia.A teaser for this week's season finale with Armine Yalnizyan is available. A decade to fix housing affordability? If you are worried about Season 2, it is coming in late April. This map of the train lines in Ontario … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Week 54

A Few Thoughts on Week 53

Oh god what am I doing.... As always you can hear the latest episode of Council Conversations featuring Neil Anstett Councillor for North Perth Ontario. A teaser for this week's episode with Councillor Nathan Colquhoun from Sarnia. Looking ahead Wednesday is a big day for Windsor and Essex County. The provincial budget drops and we … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Week 53

A Few Thoughts on Week 52

“Time is an illusion.” – Albert Einstein First the latest episode of Council Conversations is available for your listening pleasure. This week I speak to Eric Beauregard, Councillor for Ward 2 in Port Colborne. A teaser for next week episode with Neil Anstett, Ward Councillor for Listowell in the Municipality of North Perth. Last week's … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Week 52

A Few Thoughts on Week 51

It finally happened, I wrote an entire post, it didn't save for some reason so I re-wrote this this morning. You can hear a teaser for the next #councilconversation episode with Eric Beauregard from Port Colborne Ontario here. Mean, Median and Moose post on Crime, Courts and Constables is up. A couple of weeks ago … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Week 51

A Few Thoughts on Week 50

The latest episode of Mean, Median and Moose is out Tuesday Night! This month we talk about criminal justice data in Canada. Two co-presenters on the podcast wrote this great blog post on IT Job Postings! The latest Council Conversation Podcast is also available! My conversation with Mayor of Zorra Township Marcus Ryan is on … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Week 50

A Few Thoughts on Week 49

Coming out of the deep freeze. If you haven't listened, the first episode of Council Conversations with Kelsey Santarossa, Ward 3 Councillor from Lakeshore Ontario is available for listening! This week's episode features Mayor of Zorra Township - Marcus Ryan. This series of posts by Mike Moffatt on population patterns in Ontario is really important … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Week 49