There has been quite a kerfuffle here in Sarnia the last few months. A motion was put forward by Councillor Stark to make some requests of Bluewater Power. The vote passed 5-3.
A few days later we received an e-mail …
when you latch on to them
and they latch onto you
with intent on becoming one
rearranging desire, pain and hope
latching comes with the burden of intent
layers and layers and layers
forced to be reckoned with…
In my foray into politics I was struck early on of the different kinds of politicians that there are. At the risk of oversimplifying, I would put them into two categories.
The first group are those that are politicians based …
Back in June 2019, Councillor Bill Dennis made the following motion.
That Staff be directed to complete a staff report on the potential to regulate short term rental platforms (such as Airbnb) within the City of Sarnia within the next
death is death
even though not all death is the same
as the space between one death
and the next
lies a heart
that has been broken
and then put back together
and then shattered again
and now …
In our corporate strategies meeting last week, I brought up what I thought to be an important issue on how the staff and council communicates big projects to the public. I said that:
I’m thinking of something like Centennial Park
Ever since campaigning for council in 2018, there has been this message floating around that Sarnia needs population growth. Somehow it worked as a campaign strategy for councilors saying they were going to focus on growing our population. More recently …
Some important quotes from The Battle For Justice In Palestine: The Case for a Single Democratic State in Palestine by Ali Abunimah. What an important read and should be required reading for anyone discussing Palestinians rights.
So now let me
About five years ago I set out to write a book on money and Christianity. I wrote a number of chapters, I researched what I could for the depth of the audience I was intending to hit and tried to …
Back in August I made a motion “that staff report on reviewing our policies surrounding secondary dwelling units, especially to address the urgent and growing issue of student housing. This report should include the impact that the recent provincial changes …