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Fact Checking: Duncan Storey – Ward 3’s “TRULY Inclusive Candidate”?

To say that the 2018-2022 term of Grimsby Council was fractured is an understatement. Take the contentious issues, lack of decorum from some Members of Council and amplify that through the use of Zoom meetings and it easy to see how things went off the rails at times.

What residents have called for loud and clear in the next Council is one that is more cohesive and works together well. But that can only happen if the Members of Council you elect possess at their core, decency and mutual respect for others, even in times of disagreement.

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NewsNow: Ward 1, 2, 3 and 4 Candidates Q&A Podcasts Posted

If you missed the Ward canadidate “Q&A” sessions, NewsNow has made recordings of them available on their website. The Ward 2 session is on October 17th, so without the aid of time machine it will not be posted until after that date.

You can listen/view the sessions by clicking the links below:

Ward 1 + Impromptu Mayoral Candidate Questions – Video Podcast
Ward 2 – Video Podcast
Ward 3 – Audio Podcast
Ward 4 – Video Podcast

Thanks to the organizers for holding these sessions and NewsNow for archiving them for your consideration.

EDITED 2022-10-23: Added Ward 2 Podcast

How They Voted: Biodigester – The $4.5M Loan Guarantee


We noticed that NewsNow printed an interesting update on the Biodigester in this week’s edition of the paper entitled “Bio Blues”.  The article examines the numerous non-compliance issues at the Biodigester found by the Province, which we do not find surprising.  You can read the entire article here:  https://www.wn3.ca/2018/10/06/bio-blues/

Given that “thing” on Sobie Road is probably burning more money than it is organic material, we thought we would take a look back at the Bio and see how Council voted on one of many issues to arise out of that white elephant.  It has been a hot item on the minds of voters for this election cycle and one that causes incumbents to seek shelter or provide excuses.  So let the record speak for itself.

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