Rose City Politics outlines what the priorities of the next city council should be.
For September 2022, the Rose City Politics panel asks Biz X readers if they know who they are voting for and why? With the municipal election next month (October 24, 2022), now is the time to take stock of the candidates and issues before you head to the polls. Jon Liedtke Windsor has a municipal election shaping […]
Summer is a glorious season in Windsor for residents, and for our Summer 2022 Biz X Magazine column, the Rose City Politics panel opines on what Windsor can do to make summer living better?
For June, the Rose City Politics panel opines on the provincial election and what the next government must focus on. The election’s over and it’s time for the government to get to solving the problems. Rose City Politics tells you what the government needs to focus on post-election. There are numerous issues the next government […]
For May 2022, the Rose Rose City Politics panel opines on the recently announced Stellantis-LG EV battery plant and what it means for Windsor Essex. First 2500 jobs. Now 3200 jobs. The potential of up to 15,000 spinoff jobs. An entirely new supply chain. Economic diversification this is not, but it is great, necessary, and […]
The snow is melting, and with that comes hidden potholes and an annual conversation: cars versus bikes. Rose City Politics dives into the war on cars…or bikes. Jon Liedtke: Cars Rule & Bikes Drool! Or is it Bikes Rule & Cars Drool? Oh the annual conversation, so tired, so outdated, so BORING. We all want […]
The City of Windsor’s Council Compensation Review Committee reviews remuneration/compensation and benefits paid to the Mayor and City Councillors, as well as equipment and staffing resources, with a mandate to make recommendations which would come into effect January 1, 2023 for the new term of Council. Rose City Politics dives into city councillor and mayor […]
The year is 2022. The next municipal election in Windsor is scheduled for October 24. Do you know what your elected representatives’ grades are? In this piece the Rose City Politics panel grades our elected representatives on their performance over the past year leading into the next Windsor election. Ward 1: Fred Francis Don Merrifield […]
For November and December, the Rose Rose City Politics panel opines on the proposed redevelopment and completion of the riverfront festival plaza: Finish the damn plaza. For those who know me, it shouldn’t come as a surprise I support finishing festival plaza as presented, complete with translucent canopy and all. My parents Sheryl Davies and […]
For September 2021, the Rose Rose City Politics panel answers “How should Windsor prepare for population growth as projected by Statistics Canada?”: With up to 35 per cent population growth projected for both Windsor and Essex County over the next 25 years by the Ontario Ministry of Finance, Windsor needs to deal with being a […]