Former Mayor of TMV offers thoughts to potential candidates

Opinion John and Beth Hildebrandt Ontario’s municipal elections will be held on October 22. Two things are essential to our democratic system at this time: that taxpayers (voters) prepare themselves by critically assessing the issues and the candidates, and that other taxpayers – those with the desire to serve their …

MV Mayor claims she has no role in the disciplining of council members

Photo: djmilic Opinion Mayor Kim Love went to great lengths in her remarks at the June 4 Council Meeting to paint a picture of her being powerless to play any role in bringing about possible disciplinary action against misbehaving councillors. Her comments were a response to criticism she received concerning …

Council’s Code of Conduct and the role of the Integrity Commissioner

In a recent article, the Current disclosed how some municipalities give guidance to residents about making complaints including those to an Integrity Commissioner (IC). Some also provide information about the role of their ICs with reference to their Codes of Conduct for members of Council. At the present time Madawaska …

Ten beds

Photo: Sharon Gardiner Dr. Jason Malinowski is Chief of Staff at SFMH. This opinion has been endorsed by the hospital’s Medical Advisory Committee. At St. Francis Memorial we have ten inpatient beds on the active care ward to treat serious illnesses requiring acute hospitalization. That’s a very small number of …

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