Weeknote 7 (2021)

Monday at 10am begins the special meeting of City Council to deliberate on the 2021 Budget. For a proper breakdown, I strongly recommend reading Frazier Father’s post on what he found notable from it. §1 When progress meant more money for education than police There was a time in which the City of Windsor would […]

Safety Insights, Data Privacy, and Spatial Justice

I am a supporter of OpenMedia which is “a community-driven organization that works to keep the Internet open, affordable, and surveillance-free”. This morning, I filled out the OpenMedia Privacy Act Survey which has been adapted from the Canadian Department of Justice’s 50-Question Survey (open until February 14th). Here are some questions that it asks: 5. […]

Weeknote 3, 2021

§1 Three days ago, The Toronto Star proved that the Ford government significantly watered down the COVID-19 health and safety guidelines for schools while the government repeatedly assured Ontarians that they were following the best medical advice. In doing so, not only did they endanger the lives of the educators of Ontario, some would argue […]

Weeknote 2, 2021

§1: Words vs. Deeds On January 7th, Drew Dilkens and an unnamed source that I like to call ‘The Mayor’s Chief of Staff’, threw Dr. Wajid Ahmed, medical officer of health at the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit, under the bus in an article in The Windsor Star. Rather than provide the health unit any additional […]

Weeknote 1, 2021

§1: Partisanship is hazardous to our health In a better world, all of our levels of government would work together to contain COVID-19 and protect lives. But we live in Windsor, Ontario where the Mayor and the Head of Windsor’s Regional Hospital are more than happy to criticize the Federal Government’s work in supplying vaccines […]