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Infrastructure, Infrastructure, Infrastructure...

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StephenVance bw 225w 200hI suspect that if there's a word we will all likely tire of in the coming years, it's 'infrastructure'. Whenever I write about the coming infrastructure nightmare, I typically receive two types of responses from readers – some are concerned, and some think I'm nuts.

I might be nuts, but the looming infrastructure crisis is very real, and you don't have to believe this old bleeding heart.


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How Will You Celebrate Mother's Day?

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StephenVance bw 225w 200hThis weekend mothers everywhere will be sent flowers, given cards and gifts, pampered with breakfast in bed, and a host of other traditions that have been developed for the annual expression of appreciation for mothers.

Motherhood is a tough job. If there was a job description posted for the position of motherhood, I would be surprised that many would apply based on the basic requirements. Imagine the job posting:


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Meals For Council and Staff Not an Issue, Wasting People's Time, and a Group of Councillors Gathered Outside of the Public Eye Is

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StephenVance bw 225w 200hUnlike my friend at Meaford's other paper, I have rarely been bothered about, and have never written about the meals provided for council and municipal staff during council meetings, primarily because embarking on such a topic typically devolves into “council is wasting our money” even though the cost is literally peanuts, and really should not be an issue.


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