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Mayor Walter Mulkewich

This week, Burlington lost an elder statesman of local politics. Former Mayor Walter Mulkewich passed away this week.  His legacy in Burlington and Hamilton’s civic as well as political life will be missed by many.  If you were involved in local politics in Burlington, there wouldn’t be any doubt thatContinue Reading

Paul Sharman and Jane Fogel

We discuss Halton Region’s crucial vote last week against expanding the urban boundaries of its municipalities to allow development on farmland. It’s the top-level or single tier municipality to do so, in what appears to be a major sea-change in public opinion in favour of halting sprawl in the 905. We invited on two councillors who took part in the vote, Burlington’s Paul Sharman and Halton Hills Jane Fogal, who have opposing views about the right decision for Halton, to explain their perspectives.Continue Reading

Brenda Agnew

HCDSB Trustee Brenda Agnew joined us late last week ahead of her new motion to support the raising of the Pride flag over Halton’s Catholic Schools, folliowing last years highly divisive decision not to do so. We ask why she’s bringing another motion now, what she expects from her fellow trustees this time, and why she believes HCDSB’s decision over the Pride flag is so important.Continue Reading

Our first episode of 2022, has our intrepid hosts looking down the barrel of another lockdown and shutting of schools to mark the start of the year. Plus how City Halls hide things in plain sight and Halton Catholtic School Board is having another crack at the Pride flag debate.Continue Reading

Taxi, Horwath, Del Duca

What did we learned from our explosive interview with Scott Wallace of Burlington Taxi.  Where is the outrage from councillors towards the failure of staff to follow through on instructions?

A recent poll shows a big uphill battle for provincial Liberal leader, Steven Del Duca and the NDP’s Andrea Horwath.  What do they need to turn things around in 2022?Continue Reading

Scott Wallace episode

Scott Wallace, President of Burlington Taxi. Scott sat down to give us a detailed account of how Burlington Taxi‘s requests for assistance to the City of Burlington went unheeded – until the week after they closed. It was an interview that certainly added greatly our understanding of the timeline of what went on. Yet, as you will hear, there remain significant questions for the city to answer about how and why council’s direct instructions could simply be ignored.Continue Reading