Category Archives: The Good Life

More Dept. Budgets – Plus Planning! Co-Op on 10th Avenue

The long march of budget meetings continues with multiple departments this morning at 10AM (unfortunately I cannot attend) with Admin Services, Corporate Services, Finance and Reserves, and the ERRF gets its own (that stands for Equipment Replacement Reserve Fund) then the … Continue reading

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Thank You So Much! We did it! I’m In! Now the work begins.

I don’t think it will quite hit me until the first orientation meetings this week…. but I am extremely honoured and excited to have succeeded in this campaign.  I will be keeping this website and my Facebook page up so … Continue reading

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Bike racks at 6PM. Foot/bike bridge and Nanaimo foot ferry at 7PM

Just a quick note that if you are in support of more bike and pedestrian friendly infrastructure in our City today might be a good day to head to City Hall. At 6PM there will be an official public hearing … Continue reading

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Updated 7PM – When Can I Vote? – And Snowbirds. – Live Council Audio

Update: rather than making a new post, here is the link to the broadcast for tonight’s council meeting. Tune in Live! I will post the final link at the end of the night for later review. http://mixlr.com/chris-council-candidate-alemany The question by … Continue reading

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What Has Happened to our Recycling!?

If you are anything like my family you probably try to recycle as much as you can. It’s just the right thing to do right? Well, we were horrified this week when about 95% of our recycling was turned away! … Continue reading

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