The Cancer that is Killing Police Officers

February 24, 2019

Last week, I escorted my daughter out of Sick Kids at McMaster in a wheelchair after having a tumour removed from her cheek. While waiting for our ride, my phone alerted me to an email from the Superior Court of Justice; Justice Doi had made his decision about my pending lawsuit against my former employer, […]


February 22, 2019

What an exquisite deal. Regional politicians are in charge of several appointments to the Waterloo Region Police Services Board (WRAP). Same politicians decide who the regional politicians are who will sit on this Board. Regional councillor Tom Galloway has been the Chair of the WRPB for many years. Yes the province have a couple of […]

Why Ontario Municipalities fall victim to Ransomware, and why Cambridge could be next

February 16, 2019

Why Ontario Municipalities Fall Victim to Ransomware Ransomware is a solved problem. We know how to minimize the effect of a ransomware attack on our infrastructure. It’s actually a combination of several fundamental security‍ techniques like compartmentalization, access control, and recovery. If lateral movement is properly contained in your network, you’ll only ever have to […]

‘Craig’s Crossing’ name approved for Cambridge pedestrian bridge

January 9, 2019

Like it or not, Cambridge’s “Bridge to Nowhere” was renamed Tuesday night by Cambridge council. At the city’s general committee meeting, council voted 6-2 in favour of naming the pedestrian bridge in downtown Galt “Craig’s Crossing,” in honour of former mayor Doug Craig’s more than 30 years of service to the community. Coun. Frank Monteiro, […]

Cambridge councillors consider naming bridge for Doug Craig

January 7, 2019

Despite the opinions of some residents, Coun. Frank Monteiro is determined to move forward with his motion to name the city’s new pedestrian bridge for former Mayor Doug Craig. “Nothing is going to change my mind,” Monteiro told the Times. “I still think it’s the right thing to do.” Since Monteiro put forward his notice […]

Meet Kathryn McGarry… our next Mayor of Cambridge

October 9, 2018

Meet Kathryn Kathryn McGarry is a community builder and advocate with a history of fighting for, and on behalf of, Cambridge and its people. Kathryn grew up in Etobicoke, the eldest of three girls. Her parents – Norm, a salesman and Barb, a nurse — worked hard to provide for their daughters and ensure they […]

A simple ‘sorry’ doesn’t cut it for photoshop controversy

September 22, 2018

Opinion 09:26 AM Cambridge Times I am beyond upset that Doug Craig, the current mayor of Cambridge, can just simply just say “he is sorry” for his part in the removal of a candidate (Kathryn McGarry) from a group photo at a community event, as found on page four in your Sept. 18 paper. It […]

Citizens of Cambridge deserve better in mayor’s seat by Thomas Vann

September 17, 2018

Opinion 09:09 AM Cambridge Times I’m guessing Al Coates regrets writing his letter, “Top job should go to someone who lives in Cambridge.” Since Al’s letter, Doug Craig’s campaign group imploded by showing on Craig’s campaign website a photo shot at the new bridge where mayor candidate Kathryn McGarry was removed and an unknown lady […]