mark a rayner: Writing The Fatness

I’m not sure how interesting it is for readers to know the story behind the story, but I thought I’d share my experiences with writing this book. This one was personal. I’ve struggled with weight issues most of my life, so I found it quite difficult to write a humorous account of what it would ...

Scripturient: Open vs secret at Collingwood Council

How two Collingwood councils handled the utility sale process very differently Last term, Collingwood Council went through a lengthy, open and public process to sell a portion of its electrical utility, Collus. That open process – with full discussion, community involvement, consultation and public input, and local media coverage – resulted in 50% of the ...

The Scott Ross: Conservatives Lied About F-35 Contract

Peter MacKay lied. In 2010 Defense Minister Peter MacKay said many times that the F-35 was selected in an open, competitive, and transparent process, this is contradicted be the Auditor General Michael Ferguson who has said there was no competition, that the costly $25 billion, and growing, contract was indeed sole-sourced. May 27 2010 – ...