LSN_ USA_Canada_Flages          Lake Superior News   Lake Superor Regional News

 

                   Visit our Old website

Thunder Bay City Council   Squandered Trust Part One

Thunder Bay City Council   Squandered Trust Part One
#LSN_News
#LSN_Municipal Elections

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  - September 28, 2018  (LSN)  This account of the event centre initiative, commonly referred to as the “Event Centre Fiasco” in Thunder Bay, from its inception to its eventual failure is presented from the point of view of a citizen. It raises questions respecting what goes on inside the “black box” of the decision-making process at city hall.

 

It suggests, without stating outright, a public policy initiative plagued from the start by everything from groupthink to manufactured consent. Political and administrative action is intertwined. The council supports the corporation but the corporation has a vested interest in the continued success of the council. It presents a dysfunctional process seemingly doomed from the start, yet unstoppable.

 

 

 

Urban planners, political scientists, schools of administration, and journalists may all find something of interest here. Not to mention ordinary citizens like the presenter of this video, trying to navigate the mercurial unfathomable seas of the public policy process.

 

It is a plea for respect for the ordinary citizen from elected representatives, administrators and, most particularly, from members of the fourth estate who have not been an ally of the legitimately concerned public who have attempted to shed a light on the privileged machinations going on inside the black box of public policy.

 

Submitted By: 
William Olesky 

Ontario Municipal Elections
 

Ontario Municipal Elections. Elections for municipal government are held every four years on the fourth Monday of October.
The next municipal election will be held Monday, October 22, 2018 

You can file nomination papers from Tuesday, May 1, 2018 up until 2 p.m. on Friday, July 27, 2018.

When you Announce that your are Running for{
  • Mayor 
  • Councillor
  • School Board Trustee

Please send us a write up and a photo to go with your annoncement to

  News@LakeSuperiorNews.com

 

 

                       

Subscribe to Lake Superior mailing list to get the latest news, updates and special offers delivered directly to your inbox weekly 

*indicates required
Email Format

We will not share your information with other organizations