Tag: Doug Ford

  • Rose City Politics: Strong Mayor Governance and Windsor

    Rose City Politics: Strong Mayor Governance and Windsor

    Premier Ford announced this week he would introduce strong mayor legislation for both Ottawa and Toronto in 2023 and other Ontario cities in 2024. Like a bull in a china shop, the 800 pound gorilla is again chest beating and charging our democracy during ongoing municipal elections. All that’s old is new again.

  • Rose City Politics:  Short-Term Stays and Long-Term Solutions

    Rose City Politics: Short-Term Stays and Long-Term Solutions

    This week on the show Sarah, Don, Jon and Doug talk AirBnB, the ward 7 by-election, cannabis and housing. Listen to “Short-Term Stays and Long-Term Solutions” on Spreaker.

  • CTV Windsor: Higher Limits to close due to new provincial regulations

    CTV Windsor: Higher Limits to close due to new provincial regulations

    CTV Windsor – Dec 7 2018 A downtown marijuana lounge has announced it is closing. Higher Limits will shut its doors at the end of 2018. Owner Jon Liedtke made the announcement through news release Thursday night.  â€œHigher Limits is proud to have provided a safe place for medical cannabis patients to consume their medication […]

  • AM800: PROVINCE DETAILS THE PLACES YOU CAN SMOKE POT

    AM800: PROVINCE DETAILS THE PLACES YOU CAN SMOKE POT

    AM800 – RUSTY THOMSON – September 27 2018 Ontario residents will be able to smoke recreational cannabis wherever the smoking of tobacco is permitted. The Ontario government made the announcement Wednesday, loosening rules established by the previous Liberal regime. Under previous consumption rules, those over 19 would have only been able to smoke cannabis in a […]

  • AM800: WINDSOR MARIJUANA ACTIVIST APPLAUDS DECISION OVER POT SALES

    AM800: WINDSOR MARIJUANA ACTIVIST APPLAUDS DECISION OVER POT SALES

    AM800 – ROB HINDI – August 14 2018 The co-owner of Higher Limits in downtown Windsor is applauding the new Ford government’s decision to allow private retailers to sell cannabis in Ontario. Jon Liedtke calls it a “huge step in the right direction.” The province is scrapping the previous Liberal government’s plan to sell pot through government-run […]

  • BLACKBURN NEWS: Possible Pot Privatization Interests Windsor Business Owner

    BLACKBURN NEWS: Possible Pot Privatization Interests Windsor Business Owner

    Blackburn News – Mark Brown – July 30, 2018 A Windsor businessman thinks the potential private sale of recreational cannabis is a bold step for the province. A report published Friday by The Globe and Mail and VICE News indicated that the Ford majority government in Ontario would allow for sales of recreational marijuana by private businesses. An official […]