Cover photo credit: spacing.ca/toronto/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2016/05/IMG_1373-002-600×445.jpg Earlier, I wrote about the “Riverwalk” and my general sense of “Slogan fatigue.” I received a lot of feedback that tells me I didn’t convey my intended meaning very effectively. I take ownership of that miscommunication. I did write it after all, who else would I blame? (KHAAAAAANNNNNN!!!!) I’d like to clarify … More Revisiting the Riverwalk discussion
I like LRT’s. Sleek, Modern, Attractive, Urban, Cool. I also like the Lamborghini Centenario LP 770-4, doesn’t mean I think its a good idea to buy one. First of all, let’s start debunking myths about LRTs in Brampton. Then we can talk turkey about whether not Queen Street should get its own LRT. Is LRT coming … More Queen Street LRT? Please, No.
I’m waiting for my order: Pho Viet Nam on Main, beef stew special with extra spring roll. Same as always. My nutrition coach will not be happy; but my tummy will be. Brampton is a city with variety of amazing dining choices to astound and amaze even the pickiest of food network viewers. We are … More Brampton: a land of Culinary delights
Canada may lack proper journalist shield laws, but law makers are working on that; and as a lawyer, I find it odd to see my own city council seriously seeking to implement rules to curtail freedom of the press. It’s very Emperor Commodus trying to bury Maximus in the Gladiator pit. It doesn’t look good … More Freedom of the press should win this round
“Brampton is the Taj Mahal! ….. (later in same convo) … I don’t get ‘people who hate on Brampton’ If you don’t like it, that’s fine. You can leave any time now.” My work here has only just begun, but it is starting to take root. I don’t know his name, but he made … More Overheard at Starbucks today …
I won’t repeat what I’ve already written about slogans, jargon and empty political promises, as I imagine you don’t care to read it again. Rather, this is to highlight the difference between a slogan (which signifies nothing) and a plan (which we need more of). It’s all about this: We’ve been promised a “Riverwalk” and … More The Riverwalk project, and the difference between jargon and ideas
This week, city council expressed frustration that Brampton won’t have a stop on the High Speed Rail route. While I disagree that a Malton stop leaves Brampton off the route (…. It’s not Rail’s fault we haven’t integrated Malton/Pearson into our planning and zoning and have idiots who keep trying to put our downtown half … More Tired of Provincial surprises? Where are the messengers?