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Why Are We Suckers For Big Numbers?

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StephenVance bw 225w 200hBig numbers – they have the ability to anger some while at the same time providing comfort to others. Big numbers – they can be transparent, they can be confusing, and often they are wildly deceptive.

Whenever I see people getting worked up over a big number, or whenever I receive a press release from any level of government that includes big numbers, my first inclination is to haul out the calculator. Now I'm no mathematician, and in fact numbers generally cause my eyes to burn, but I can do some simple math.


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Another Canada Day is Upon Us

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StephenVance bw 225w 200hExams are over, school is out, and the warm weather has arrived – sort of. It's time for summer to really begin, and what better way to kick off summer than with a huge Canada Day bash? And where better to have said bash than in the Municipality of Meaford?


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Mayor’s 2015 Six Month Review

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mayor clumpus official225Dear Residents:

Coming out of the October 2014 Municipal election campaign, there were many expectations of your new Council. I’d like to take this opportunity to let you know how we have responded to those expectations.


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