I have seen that the weekly local newspaper here magazine is now no more. Here is my little story of that zine. We go back to March of 2004 the one and only time that I had visited the office of here. I went up all the stairs in the Miller Britain building on Princess … Continue reading "The End of “here”"
This seems to be a big promise by a lot of candidates this election. Let’s face the facts in the past 10 years this city’s spending has ballooned from about 90 million to 135 million. It is time to reconsider what services that city should offer. To have a reasonable tax rate this city needs … Continue reading "Preventing Service Cuts, not a priority!"
We have all heard or experience the pot hole haven stories about this city. But, do the numbers support the claims that Saint John is too big for its population to support its roads properly. In fact Saint John has 4x the population per km of road than Bathurst. It would however be interesting to … Continue reading "Saint John Road Conditions"
Remember that one time on the bus, when…? Share your mass transit stories. One of my best memories on the bus was on an East bus headed to the mall on March 25th, 2004. I happened to run into my friend Tony, we were both heading to the mall. At this point I had my … Continue reading "A Memorable Mass Transit Story"
So we all know how the election turned out. As every one that knows me knows I enjoy relating the statistics. This year 23,977 voted for a mayor candidate, 24,078 voted in total. Therefore, 101 voters did not vote a mayor. In 2004, 25,489 voted for a mayor, 448 voted for me. Between 2004-2008 Saint … Continue reading "Post-Election Post"