Category Archives: Questions to Candidates

Non-transparency and corruption

The government of the City of Vaughan has been plagued by politicking and many instances of corruption tied in with the interests of developers and real estate speculation. Vaughan has been called the City of the Rich and Infamous by … Continue reading

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Private consultants

More and more frequently, public services (Provincial, Metro and City) headed by elected officials rely upon the hiring of private consultants to substantiate political decisions with technical assessments and plans that are often poorly conceived, and rarely take into account … Continue reading

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Breaches of building bylaws

The City of Vaughan has bylaws with respect to grading and water management in all phases of development. Yet, once the buildings, and in our case, the homes have passed inspection and the grading deposits have been released, the City … Continue reading

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The intersection of Keele and Highway 7

The intersection of Keele Street with Highway 7 is a notorious stranglepoint for vehicular traffic, with dangerous pedestrian crossings that give insufficient time for even a young person to cross the intersection. The right-turn lane going north on Keele is … Continue reading

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Other unsafe pedestrian crossings

One of our questions addressed the traffic-light problems at the intersection of Keele Street with Highway 7. Similar traffic-light problems for pedestrians arise at other intersections, in particular the accident-prone intersections of Highway 7 with Baldwin Road and with Centre … Continue reading

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Noise of the CN rails

In the recent decades, the screeching noise produced by cooling and heating the rails on the CN yards has increased dramatically. As it goes on during the night, it has become not just a constant nuisance, but a stress with … Continue reading

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Vaughan’s lack of identity

We are tired of not having an identity.  Unlike Mississauga….we are all identified with different postal districts.  However, there are grey areas in Vaughan and we in Concord are a prime example. Our postal district is Concord.  However, we are … Continue reading

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Rights of legal gun owners

Many, if not a majority, of residents in our community are legal gun holders who enjoy sports-shooting. Most may not object to the Gun Registry, but are weary of the use of the Registry and its modifications for a progressive … Continue reading

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