2010 Municipal Candidates

Fight for justice was still worth it

June 24, 2011

This ran in the Times………………. comments invited below Now that the court found our evidence insufficient to order another election in Cambridge, I shall inform the public as to why Debbie Vitez and I challenged the city’s election process. Anyone who suggests sour grapes were involved does so without the facts. Perhaps these people feel […]

Our evidence con’t.. Factum and our Affidavits

June 21, 2011

Included here, is our Factum ( even tho the Act states you do not need to provide a factum when you file your application) One of the Judges we met insisted we prepare one. Clearly showing the Courts are not prepared to deal with this type of case. So why was it put into the Municipal Act? Controverted […]

More of our evidence…a Sample of what we were up against

June 20, 2011

  This first email came to Thomas back in December 2010  ( Remember, when we filed our Application, the City received all our evidence) I will let you decide if they interfered or not.  From To: cambridge2010election@live.ca Subject: Election Misconvenience Date: Fri, 3 Dec 2010 08:23:33 -0500 – Hello Mr. Vann,  I have voted in many […]

The evidence we used to challenge the “Cambridge 2010 Election Results”

June 17, 2011

Now that the evidence has been heard by a Hamilton Judge and the results are in.  Now that this case is public knowledge. We had promised to add all here on the Advocate: First is the Letter from the Honourable minister of municipal affairs nov.10 Affidavit of Thomas Vann affidavit of Thomas Vann for Advocate […]

Residents stuck with legal bills after losing court case

June 9, 2011

this ran in the Print version of the Cambridge Times..   comments invited below By Lisa Ruthledge Please click on link to view post, from Thursday June 9th 2011 Cambridge Times residents stuck with legal bills Times

“The Voter is the Boss” this ran in the KW Record Nov. 13/2010

June 3, 2011

Our application for a new election for Cambridge, will be heard June 6th 2011 at Superior Court Kitchener

June 2, 2011

We have just learned that our Court date will be on Monday June 6th 2011 At 10:30 AM Court Room #6  Superior Court House 20 Weber Street E. Kitchener ON. For those of you who have been following our journey please come out and show your support. After many delays, we are finally ready to […]

For those following our court case for a new Election for Cambridge

April 27, 2011

  We are back in Court tomorrow, Thursday April 28th at 2:30 p.m  Superior Court House  20 Weber Street Kitchener  We would appreciate your support..

Nuns concerned after being prevented from voting

February 11, 2011

CTV news.. southwestern Ontario……….. comments invited below Please follow the link below for the Video CTV Southwestern Ontario Date: Thursday Feb. 10, 2011 6:14 PM ET Two Roman Catholic nuns in Cambridge are concerned after they were prevented from voting in the November 2010 municipal election because of their vow of poverty. Sister St. Henry […]

City of Cambridge Ontario, allows Clerk to submit his election report, Full of inconsistencies

January 30, 2011

Included below is the City of Cambridge’s Election report, submitted by Alex Mitchell Clerk for the City of Cambridge.. **Please note**  Not one !!! City Official including the City paid Lawyer objected to this report.. Please click to review.. pages 95-116 pretain to the Oct 25th Election 2011-01-10__Agenda1  Please remember this Clerk has never been […]

Suit filed to quash election results

December 23, 2010

This ran in the Cambridge Times……… comments invited below Lisa Rutledge After spending months saying the City of Cambridge bungled the municipal election, resident Thomas Vann has put his argument in writing.  Vann filed an application in the Superior Court Wednesday, arguing the city’s election results are invalid. The Vann versus the City of Cambridge […]

Application filed in Superior Court requesting a new election for the city of Cambridge

December 22, 2010

Early this afternoon an application(s) under section 83(1) of the Municipal Elections Act was filed with the Superior Court of Justice challenging the the 2010 Cambridge election process and its results.   More to follow on this story …

My home was broken into.. Cambridge Police Force… And my uninvited and unwanted Visitor(s)

November 27, 2010

  Just to add to what happened here on Thursday November 25, 2010. First of all:. The Police called me at my office and left a message at 3 p.m. I finally connected with them at 4. They informed me that my home had been broken into around 2 p.m… (?) They asked me to […]

Debbie’s wish list for Cambridge Election 2010

October 23, 2010

My wish list for this election I have to say, I am blown away with the number of amazing people running. If nothing else, Cambridge, we have already started to make a difference with so many of you stepping up and voicing your opinions… Trust me city hall is listening. FOR MAYOR.. LINDA WHETHAM ANDREW […]

“You’re full of shit Linda”.. Said Cambridge Councillor Ben Tucci, as he stormed out of a Landlord Protest Rally

October 16, 2010

“You’re full of shit Linda”.. Said Councillor Ben Tucci’ as he stormed out of this mornings rally. Well Cambridge you missed quite a show this morning..  (This is my spin on it) I can’t wait to see the version from CTV news.. Kayla Andrade a local Landlord called a rally this morning pertaining to the […]

I received an email accusing me of being too harsh on Elected Officials {?}

October 4, 2010

Dear readers; I’ve received an email from a person who frequently posts on other websites and sometimes posts on the Advocate… with a particular complaint /concern. It seems that this reader feels I have been too harsh on publicly elected officials, who did little or nothing to help residents dealing with environmental problems. In some cases the […]

New Request under the Freedom of Informatioin and Right to Privacy

September 12, 2010

—– Original Message —– From: Debbie Vitez To: Jim Quantrell Sent: Sunday, September 12, 2010 8:39 AM Subject: Request for quote on information Attention Jim Quantrell, Freedom of information and right to Privacy Officer Corporation of the city of Cambridge    September 12, 2010   Dear Mr Quantrell,  Please provide me with a copy of […]

City responds to my request to waive the fees for copies of the “Mayors Email”

September 7, 2010

Attached is the city response related to your request that the city waive all fees pertaining to your request for copies of documents.  waiver request response Jim Quantrell Archivist City of Cambridge 50 Dickson St. P.O. Box 669 Cambridge Ont. quantrellj@cambridge.ca   The City of Cambridge is preparing for the 2010 Municipal Election on Monday, […]

Did The Mayor of Cambridge Doug Craig and City Clerk Alex Mitchell amend a by-law without the approval of Council?

September 6, 2010

******** With Respect to the City of Cambridge’s supposition that they could supersede the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and invoke some bogus Political /Protest Sign Bylaw. This is the sequence of events: 1. At last fall’s Candidate School, put on by the City Clerk, Alex Mitchell; a booklet was given out that included this […]

Cambridge is still in Canada…..It is not Craigville! (by Fatima Pereira)

August 27, 2010

    Cambridge is still in Canada…..It is not Craigville! In view of the latest attempt by the city of Cambridge to circumvent the lawful rights of its citizenry…..allow me to say this: Canada has a Charter of Rights and Freedoms, which constitutes section 51 of the Constitution Act (1982). Cambridge is a municipality within […]