Is community planning a waste of time?

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Catherine Boucher went to the planning committee this week “to ask whether the community was lied to by the city” when she and her neighours worked diligently for hours on a plan for intensifying her community. It’s a question many communities will be asking themselves after council this week voted 16 to 5 in favour of Trinity Group’s proposal for 900 Albert St.

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Union demands public inquiry into Phoenix debacle

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The largest union representing federal government workers is calling for a federal public inquiry into the Phoenix pay system fiasco. In a scathing report released today, Canada’s Auditor General Michael Ferguson called Phoenix “an incomprehensible failure” that should inspire culture change inside the public service.

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