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Traffic Calming Enhances Local Neighborhoods

As you read this article, there will be an ask of you at the end. I am looking for your opinion on traffic calming (from whichever side) and your ideas on what can be done to make more livable communities. So please read on...or if you have the solution then go to the end and let us know!

Traffic and how it Impacts the Local Community

An Environment of Change

The recent article "Ontario Climate Change Action Plan on the Right Track" spurred some interesting discussion both for and against the arguments of climate change. This got me thinking about what drives us and how we process and comprehend information and compartmentalize it in a way that suits our individual perspectives.

Ontario Climate Change Action Plan on the Right Path

Best Summer Ever! Or Not?
If this summer is not confirmation enough, it is becoming more and more difficult to deny that climate change is happening. We have had almost 40 days this summer where temperatures exceeded 30 degrees C in Southern Ontario. On top of the heat, it has also been the sixths driest summer on record.

Winter Program Changes Improve Services and Save Money

Like every municipality we are always looking for new ways to improve service and reduce costs. For the 2015/2016 winter season we made some changes to our snow management program with these goals in mind and found some interesting successes.

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