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905 Round-Up: Rent’s Up, Gary’s Back, and Peel School Board is Dysfunctional

Rents have jumped in the last year. Why, and what are we doing about it? Gary Carr has announced he is running for Regional Chair again, torpedoing Jane McKenna’s hope of an easy election to be regional chair of Halton. Does McKenna have what it takes to be a serious challenge to Carr? We look for evidence. And Peel District School Board has a racism problem, as trustees resist doing what the province has ordered them to do, and abolish streaming.

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Halton Catholic Board Keeps Accusations Secret

The Halton Catholic District School Board will not disclose the reasons why it has disciplined two of its own board trustees. On May 24th, 2022 the board found Trustee Vincent Iantomasi was in violation of its Code of Conduct. Later on July 28, 2022, the board found that Trustee Helena

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Lies, Damn Lies, and Election News

The election season stories are underway – in this case study we look out how the NDP managed to grab a bunch of column inches smearing Lisa MacLeod for not doing anything out of line at all, and Ontario’s media just … went along with it.

(Updated) Evidence Supports Claim Burlington City Hall More Secretive Than in 2018

Can it be demonstrated unambiguously that Burlington is holding more closed session meetings that it did previously, and releasing less information about them? We look at the evidence.

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Stolte to Face Losing 5 Days’ Pay for Stating “Final Cost over $50 million” for Bateman Purchase

We look at the four complaints levelled against Burlington’s Shawna Stolte (two upheld by the Integrity Commissioner) and ask why two of Stolte’s colleagues would have used such extreme measures to resolve a matter with a colleague, and look at the wider context of the Integrity Commissioner’s role in Ontario.

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