Conversations Matter!

One big thing I’ve learned in politics is that conversations really do matter! I’ve just come back from a successful ROMA (Rural Ontario Municipal Association) Conference. I was joined by Councillor Jennifer Innis and together we met with a number of Provincial Ministries lobbying on behalf of Caledon residents and businesses on important issues such…

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Reflecting on the Special Olympic Games

Today I took some time to reflect on the Special Olympics Summer Provincial Games held over the weekend. The first word that came to my mind was wow! From the opening ceremony through to the closing ceremony the event was a complete success. I was inspired and many times in awe of the participating athletes…

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Get the facts on the Mayfield West Recreation Complex

In reviewing the comments and questions raised last week at the Council meeting and as a result of the recent decision regarding the Mayfield West Recreation Centre, it is clear to me that they relate to three main themes: Council procedure, Council decision making, and how this affects other communities in Caledon. Council Procedural by Law …

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Alternative Facts and Post Truth Politics

It looks like the era of Alternative Facts and Post Truth Politics is making its way to Caledon. Recent comments, blog posts and a letter to the editor by a Member of Council have crossed the line, in my opinion, and to say that I’m disappointed is a big understatement. I want to state for…

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