Turns out ex-Mayor Fennell & her council left more of a legacy mess behind. According to an article in the Brampton Guardian, City Administrators had the authority to make decisions for decades with no direct council oversight or approvals. Typical bureaucratic “empire building” behaviour that can lead to extra liabilities, spending and operating costs, etc.… Read More

25 Money Sucking Bureaucrats gone !! A Toronto Star article informs us that the new CAO (Chief Administration Officer} Harry Schlange has “pink-slipped” 25 Top bureaucrats, which is expected to save $2,000,000.00 per year (let’s not give that away to another privately-owned, money-losing sports team, or ‘friends’ of a councillor). Finally !!! Someone with some… Read More

Ship of Fools - hopefully not Brampton Council

An old saying states : “A fool and their money are soon parted” I propose a new one “A Fool Spends Money on Foolish Things” According to the Brampton Guardian, Regional Councillor Gael Miles proposes that the City of Brampton look at buying a money-losing golf course ( maybe they can tie that in with… Read More

A Toronto Star Urban Affairs Reporter, Published an article on Thursday November 14th 2013 about Miss Piggy’s her honor the Mayor’s lavish spending at the taxpayer’s expense. Then of course a day after the media widely covered her lavish expense account Fennell hops on a “let’s examine council expenses” track. To quote the story, “Fennell… Read More

Susie says : “Thanks ! — Suckers !!!” According to the Brampton Guardian 27 March 2013  — she’s the highest paid Mayor in Canada —  Once again, Brampton is Number One !!! Whahhoo!!  … uhhh…. Wait! That’s our tax dollars she’s siphoning into her bank account. So, are we  “Number One” — like, when you… Read More

“Brampton has ended up in 166th place on MoneySense Magazine’s 2012 list of Canada’s Best Places to Live, slipping from spot 147 on last year’s list. That’s 166 out of 190 cities and towns across the country, which means, according to the criteria used by MoneySense— which emphasized weather, population growth, house prices and unemployment… Read More

Poor Brampton if it’s anything like the last 20 years. What’s the future of Brampton? Mostly likely, more urban sprawl, traffic grid-lock, noise, pollution. higher property taxes and auto insurance rates due to the amount of insurance fraud & accidents? Maybe more in-fighting in Brampton’s City council  — oh joy I can’t wait. Now that… Read More

“Top 5 cities for accidents: Brampton, Thornhill, Toronto, Markham, Bolton” – Toronto Star Article – Tue Nov 29 2011 Editor – Maybe that’s why (according to my Insurance Agent) Brampton has the highest Auto Insurance Rates — Not just in Ontario — Not Just in Canada — but the highest in North America !!!   Other… Read More