Sunday May 1, 2016
The budget just laid down by our provincial government is cause for serious concern. Like all of us, I’ve been thinking a lot about what this means, and my heart goes out to my friends, family, and neighbours as we wrap our minds around how our lives will change.
Friday April 1, 2016
The headlines are starting to drive a growing fear: we’re in the bust after the boom. The party’s over. The jig is up. It was good while it lasted, but the good times are coming to an end. Sigh.
Wednesday February 10, 2016
In December, City Council announced its next three-year budget and much of the information (tax hikes and service cuts) was totally unexpected by the citizens of St. John’s.
Friday January 1, 2016
The City of St. John’s City Council just released a pretty intense budget. I’m one of the guys on that Council, so I want to explain what happened.
Tuesday December 15, 2015
Our budget was a tough one, and caught many people and groups off guard. Our communications lockdown in the final weeks shook my confidence in our fiscal decisions.