Mayor’s Column – June 22, 2017

  BIDDING FAREWELL TO AN ANONYMOUS, CYNICAL FRIEND (BOB)   Mayor Mike Bradley’s Column as Published in the June 21st, 2017 Edition of “Sarnia This Week”   He marched to his own drummer all his life.   If you wanted to follow him fine, if not, get out of the way.  He claimed he wanted to […]

A Letter from America

Mayor Michael Bradley, As a 50 year citizen of Port Huron / Fort Gratiot, Michigan, USA, I feel as though I have to reach out to you today. I have felt as though Sarnia has been an extension of where I grew up. I have spent countless days /months of my life in your city. […]

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 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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]