Current Issues

My opinion on the lack of contract between the City of London and the LPFFA

This blog is written by me, as a way to express my opinion on the lack of contract between the City of London and the LPFFA.  Before I get to that, I need to rewind a little and make sure

Minutes from the August Traffic Calming meeting are now available

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Please click on the link below to review the minutes, as well as answers to some of the questions asked during the meeting. If you have any follow up questions – feel free to touch base with me!   2016-08-03-ward-meeting-minutes

August 3, 2016 community meeting: Speed bumps?

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Rain Gardens

A special thanks the the Upper Thames River Conservation Authority for sharing this presentation on storm water management and the use of bio-swales and rain gardens   rain gardens

A Smokey Issue: Backyard Fires & The Right to Breathe

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Hello friends, In today’s post I’d like to share with you one of the major events going on at City Hall this week. This week at City Hall a report is being delivered to the COmmunity and Protective Services Committee

Green Bins for a Greener Future

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  Hello friends, One of the most important issues for me in my role as councillor and as a member of this community is finding ways of ensuring that we leave a brighter future for our children and grandchildren. During

Safely Getting Your Kids to School

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I have begun blogging a little more regularly about topics that are important to me, the community, and things that are coming before council. Today I’d like to discuss something very important to each and every one of us. Something

Are our rules uber strict?

Marcos Naylan, taxista, e Rogério Wis Freitas, da equipe do Uber, posam para foto.

Tramita no Senado o projeto de lei (PLS) 530/2015 que inclui no Plano Nacional de Mobilidade Urbana o “serviço remunerado de transporte de passageiros não aberto ao público, por intermédio de veículos particulares, para a realização de viagens individualizadas, previamente contratado por meio digital ou não”.

O projeto é de autoria do senador Ricardo Ferraço (PMDB-ES) e regulamenta e organiza o sistema de transporte privado individual a partir de provedores de rede de compartilhamento, tal como o Uber, lançado em 2010 e presente em 320 cidades de 58 países. 

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The world certainly has changed, hasn’t it? Technologies that would have been impossible ten years ago now fit comfortably in your pocket. As the world changes, so too must government change to adapt to the new technologies. It is often

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