Tag Archives: Mayor

‘The Emperor has No Clothes’

“I thought it would be unfortunate to go that (expropriation) route because it’s going to be a heavy expense,” Katz said, adding the administration says it’s been unable to resolve the issue with Shindico. Winnipeg Free Press print edition February … Continue reading

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City Hall takes Responsibility?: Not Me

Contractors openly joke they can take on a city project at cost and still make a hefty profit with “change orders” and other upgrades made by the city after contracts have been awarded. Why can’t the specifications be examined and … Continue reading

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Municipal Election: Is it Fall yet?

In looking for people to hire, you look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence, and energy. And if they don’t have the first, the other two will kill you. Warren Buffet  In the fall of this year we will be having … Continue reading

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A Leap of Faith

Update: One factor Residents of the Exchange have been told that the only plan that will work is the 24 storey Tower. Residents want development. Residents felt that through a proper consultation process a variety of designs or proposals could have and … Continue reading

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Have We Lost our Way?

Many societies Canada included have worked and fought hard to have a country and society founded on the basic principles of Democracy. The foundational principles of our government is one where elected representatives are given the mandate to make decisions … Continue reading

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James Street Pumping Station

 If after reading this post you would also like to appeal the VARIANCE APPLICATION: DAV 13-170176/B to allow the City of Winnipeg to change the Variance please contact: Andrew Poitras Senior Committee Clerk City Clerk’s Department Telephone: 204-986-6170 E-mail: apoitras@winnipeg.ca … Continue reading

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A Vision for Sustainable Growth

There is controversy once again coming out of City Hall as council tries to institute an added tax for new developments. The Municipal Government has positioned itself in a way of trying to recover costs associated with infrastructure development and … Continue reading

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Mayor and Council Get Failing Grade

We are not the only City who has been plagued with this kind of alleged corruption, scandal and lack of vision. The political scandals that had plagued the City of Montreal, London, Ontario and now Toronto are all to common. There … Continue reading

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Winnipeg: We’ve Got a Problem

With an election still one year away the evidence continues to mount that our current Mayor, Councillors and the executive policy council is dysfunctional. The most recent evidence of this dysfunction is the case of Phil Sheegl and the alleged … Continue reading

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Say Goodbye to the Residential Parking Pass

  Residents of the Exchange will need to save their loonies and toonies!! It would have been easy to get angry at the Winnipeg Parking Authority (WPA) upon receiving a letter stating formally that the current Residential Parking Pass will no … Continue reading

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