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Home After Supper

Sep 13, 2010 | Online Editor | Back Issues

Evening meetings are just one of the demands that come with the job for local councillors, and there are plenty of others, but for most who take the plunge into public service, there are also rewards. Four former councillors reflect on the highs and lows of life in the council chambers – and after.

Heather Hayes

What Makes Heather Run?

Sep 13, 2010 | Julie Suzanne Pollock | Back Issues

Being a councilor can be a tough, time-devouring, often thankless job. So why would anyone want to do it? One neophyte candidate offers an answer.

When Local Government Ruled

Sep 13, 2010 | Ken Weber | Historic Hills

Before there were boards and commissions and tribunals and official plans, and before there were consultants and mission statements and surveys and regulations and codes, the local municipal council handled almost everything. And fast.

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