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 […]


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 […]


The responses to these questions are mine and mine alone.                                                         Mayor Mike Bradley   Why on Vidal Street overpass was the bridge reduced to one lane for construction and had speed fine doubled signs for at least 3 months, but no workers were ever seen repairing the road? Suddenly barricades were removed with no […]

Protecting Citizens rights at City Council

Download and view Original Letter here.   MIKE BRADLEY MAYOR CITY OF SARNIA January 9th, 2018 Sarnia City Council City Hall Sarnia, Ontario Dear Members of Council: RE: PROCEDURE BY-LAW Having chaired, as Mayor, and as a Councillor/ Alderman several thousand Council meetings plus hundreds of others as Chair of the Sarnia Lambton Economic Partnership, Sarnia […]


Flashback Column to four years ago on lessons learned in 25 years till then.  More life lessons have been learned in the last four years than the previous 25—but that is for a future column.   DECEMBER 5, 2013……………..   This column, with apologies to Astronaut Chris Hadfield, was going to be called A Mayor’s […]

Mayors Honour List: 2017

Below you will find the Mayor’s 2017 Honour List.  This year marks the 35th Honour List.  (No list was presented in 1988.) The Mayor’s Honour List was established by the late Mayor Marceil Saddy in 1981 to honour citizens and groups in the community or surrounding area who have been instrumental in improving the quality […]

Call Him “Mayor Mike”

At age 33, Mike Bradley in Sarnia’s youngest Mayor. He was sworn in this month.  His agenda includes closer ties with Port Huron and a cleaner St. Clair River. By Beth Menge Time Herald Sarnia – With his preppy haircut and ready smile, Mike Bradley looks more like a yuppie stockbroker than this city’s new […]