I generally haven't used this blog to comment other groups and their points of view but I have seen a number of graphs that just rubbed me the wrong way. Why did it bother me, well I work with data for a living, and when I see data poorly presented (whether deliberately or not) in an effort … Continue reading What’s Wrong With These Graphs?
I haven't written anything topical recently so this post will try and hit 3 birds with one post. Raising Parking Fees Over the past couple of weeks there has been an uproar over Councilor Holt's suggestion that parking be charged at various city amenities outside of the downtown. First, everyone should listen to August 12th … Continue reading @CouncillorHolt and Parking; @irek_k proposed 20 year vision; and an EcDev Conspiracy
Last week saw the announcement of the location of Windsor's new "Mega-Hospital" announced, with it being situated on County Road 42 and Lauzon Parkway. There has been much debate about the announced location on twitter but for me it is the unanswered questions that have peaked my interest. Although I was tempted to post this … Continue reading Questions and Comments about the #Megahospital
In Windsor-Essex County we like to think of ourselves as one region but no matter how you look it, we aren't, in fact it is much more complicated than the simplistic city vs county narrative that is often shared. Statistics Canada defines our region as 1 County; 8 Census divisions and municipalities; 1 CMA (consisting … Continue reading #Windsor2035 – City and Region
#Windsor2035 Following his election, Mayor Drew Dilkens called for a 20 year strategic plan for the City of Windsor resulting in the hashtag #windsor2035 popping up on Twitter. I have decided to weigh into this discussion of what Windsor should/could/would look like in 2035. This post will be the first in a series in which I attempt … Continue reading #Windsor2035: A Series
With summer right around the corner, individuals and families are plotting what they will do to fill the hours to keep children happy while the adults maintain some level of sanity. Tourism Windsor-Essex-Peele Island are calling on residence of our region to have a "stay-cation" supporting local festivals, markets and attractions. The value of residence … Continue reading Events and Festivals in Windsor-Essex County – A Festive Region: A Festive Bounty