Mayor’s Column – May 24, 2018

My cynical friend, who wishes to remain anonymous (Julie), and I dated for a short time.  When she told me she wanted to break up, I asked “when you tell me why, are you going to say it’s not me but you?  She said “No. It’s you.”

Hi-Tech Style

Sarnia mayoral candidate Mike Bradley has officially opened his campaign in hi-tech style, Gathered around a computer that stores all of his campaign information and correspondence are campaign secretary Beth McPedran left, advertising and promotions associate Lynne Wintringham and seated, campaign manager Ester Brown. Mike Bradley has our vote; here’s why It’s a full slate […]

STRATHROY-CARADOC, SARNIA-LAMBTON AND LONDON HIT THE ROAD

          STRATHROY-CARADOC, SARNIA-LAMBTON AND LONDON HIT THE ROAD IN A JOINT PARTNERSHIP TO LEVERAGE A $1.45 MILLION GRANT FOR INTERCOMMUNITY TRANSPORTATION Download Press Release Here. As part of an ongoing commitment to transportation accessibility and affordability, Strathroy-Caradoc, Sarnia-Lambton and London have partnered with the Ontario Ministry of Transportation to enhance transit opportunities for […]

VOCALIZE SARNIA (SEGMENT 9) MAY 2018

The responses to these questions are mine and mine alone, Mayor Mike Bradley   Do you support the idea of City Hall moving into SCITS? Why or why not?   It was wonderful to see the several thousand people who recently attended the opening of the SCITS time capsule from 1921.  The spirit of Sarnia and […]

Bradley’s Vision Realized 30 Years Later

Written by Melissa Schilz, Postmedia Network (Spring 2018)   Mayor has a sense of pride in the community that has evolved in tough times Mayor Mike Bradley’s dreams of a research park in Sarnia-Lambton came true in 2003, and 15 years later, it’s proving to be worth the risk. Bradley said it was in 1989 […]

MAYOR’S COLUMN – MAY 3, 2018

My cynical friend, who wishes to remain anonymous (Julie), says she likes to be the person who is the reason someone smiles today or the reason someone has a drink.  Whatever works! (Her exclamation mark) …………………… Often asked is Uncle Clary in Belfast Northern Ireland a real person?  The answer is yes and we are […]

MAYOR’S COLUMN – APRIL 12, 2018

This column has become increasingly more difficult to write (Editor’s Note:  Surely he means type).   Now writer’s block is a regular occurrence when faced with the column deadline and the culprit is social media.  Feeding the beast of Twitter, Facebook and a Web page daily eats up material.   In the 19 years of writing […]

MAYOR’S COLUMN – MARCH 22, 2018

Arthur Black was witty and wry, whether as an author, broadcaster or as a humour columnist.  Beloved by his many fans.  He responded to being diagnosed with the “Mike Tyson” of cancers with humour and grace on his blog “Last Writes”.  “So what’s it like to get what amounts to a diagnosis of “terminal” from […]

Mayor’s Column – March 18th, 2015

When people pass away their lives are usually frozen in time in our memories.  If younger, then forever young.  If older, over time the memories are usually nostalgically positive.  Sometimes looking back at the lives of those we have lost, through the telescope of today’s world when new insights in their lives are shared with […]

MAYOR’S COLUMN – MARCH 1, 2018

My cynical friend, who wishes to remain anonymous (Julie), says women sometimes make fools of men, but most guys are the do-it-yourself type.   …………………..   Due to the Family Day Holiday only had time to write a short column, not a long one (A writer’s joke).  The former McGuinty government short list of accomplishments […]