Province of Ontario Internet voting

March 8, 2018

EXCERPTS FROM THIS SITE.. Province of Ontario Internet voting   I will quote only the section on chain of trust, just to illustrate the complexity of properly building an Internet voting system, followed with some commentary: If the implementation of the network voting system does not both support the Chain of Trust and provide auditable evidence, […]

Let’s see them talk their way out of this one!!!

February 15, 2018

City of Cambridge website hijacked by cryptocurrency miners   Thousands of sites around the globe using Texthelp Browsealoud plug-in hacked. NewsFeb 14, 2018by Jeff Hicks Waterloo Region Record CAMBRIDGE — A worldwide cyberattack briefly hit the City of Cambridge website last weekend, the city confirms. During a span of four hours and six minutes on […]

Time for a New Mayor

February 2, 2018

  Doug Craig has been mayor in Cambridge now for too long and what has he really done for the City of Cambridge?   From my point of view, not that much at all. Sure we have another footbridge across the Grand River at $1.4 million but we did not need it when the other […]


January 18, 2018

THIS IS A COPY OF AN EMAIL I RECEIVED EARLIER TONIGHT.. Website: WATERLOO WOMEN POLICE CLASS ACTION http://waterloowomenpolice.com/  *** BELOW IS A PUBLIC LINK TO THE SWORN MOTION OF RECORD OF THE PLAINTIFFS http://waterloowomenpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Responding-Motion-Record-of-the-Plaintiffs-Dec-19-2017-SWORN.pdf ********************** Mann, Monteiro and Larkin are mentioned in other places as well in the affidavits. ******* INCLUDED HERE ARE SOME EXCERPTS […]

Where was the Phantom Mayor of this City?

December 9, 2017

It is a known fact that Mayor Doug Craig attended the Annual Cambridge Santa Claus Parade. On Saturday December 2nd, Hespeler, also known as The Village on the River held their Annual Santa Claus Parade but there was no sign of our Mayor DOUG CRAIG. All EIGHT members of City Council were present, took time […]


December 6, 2017

  What is this Council up to now?   A member of the public was going to attend the Special Council Meeting on the Multiplex issue on Monday evening at City Hall. This member was sitting at the landing next to the washroom on the third floor which houses Council Chambers. This is the area […]

I thought The Bridges was the problem, I was wrong… By Tommy Vann

November 10, 2017

I was on Market Street the other day and a young man was going between cars with a bag. He was picking up garbage, clothing and tossing sticks off the road. About 15 minutes later another fellow was doing the same. I watched him go into The Bridges, so I walked to The Bridges and […]

Talk is cheap, action is needed now on city’s fentanyl crisis

August 2, 2017

Opinion Aug 02, 2017 03:29 Cambridge Times What a difference a day makes for our mayor. A complete reversal from what I was told, and Dr. Hank Nykamp’s comments as well (must be an election year). A little over a year ago I took a syringe (injection needle) inside a water bottle into city hall […]

Online voting still too risky, cybersecurity expert says

July 7, 2017

WHY IS CAMBRIDGE CITY COUNCIL USING THIS SYSTEM? ****************** From the kitchener Record…   NewsJul 06, 2017 05:16by Terry PenderWaterloo Region Record CAMBRIDGE — Online voting is not a secure way for electors to choose a new government, says the chief technology officer of a Cambridge-based cybersecurity firm eSentire. “As a technologist and someone who […]

SHAME ON YOU MIKE DEVINE ( Hespeler Councillor) also voted for electronic voting..

April 24, 2017

Mike Devine, Hespeler Councillor also voted for internet and telephone voting..  {Remember this come Election Time, Hespeler}.. I did send him an email prior to the vote showing him numerous sites that clearly state how unsafe this method of casting a ballot is. DID HE LISTEN?.. Did he even bother to respond.. NO IS THE […]

Mike Mann, ( Preston Councillor) voted for ELECTRONIC VOTING… based on “Staff Recommendation”..

April 23, 2017

PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THE CTV INTERVIEW   to……Mike Mann, Preston Ward Councillor: As you are well aware we went before Council to give council an idea of why internet voting is not a good way for our City to vote in 2018. We heard what you had to say and  we seen your interview […]


April 11, 2017

{ it’s time for Super Man to hang up his cape} unchallenged Power does strange things to people.. * HE NOT ONLY CONTROLS OUR CITY… * HE CONTROLS WHO GETS HIRED… * HE HAS 90% CONTROL OVER CAMBRIDGE COUNCIL… * HE HAS 100% CONTROL OVER STAFF… * HE NOW HAS A ” CODE OF CONDUCT” […]

A federal committee has recommended against national Internet voting.

April 9, 2017

editors note: If the feds and the provinces don’t trust it.. Why are our Elected Officials insisting we use it..? Electronic voting in Canada From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Federal elections and provincial elections use paper ballots, but electronic voting has been used since at least the 1990s at the municipal level. Committee reports and […]

Online voting to return for 2018 election

April 8, 2017

Apr 07, 2017 12:00 by Richard Vivian Cambridge Times CAMBRIDGE — Residents will once again have the option of casting their votes online or via telephone during next year’s municipal election. Council members, meeting at the general committee on Tuesday (April 4), approved the use of paper ballots as well as online and telephone voting. […]

The voter is Boss: KW Record – Nov. 13, 2010

April 5, 2017

   The voter is the boss Originally printed in the KW Record – Nov. 13, 2010 Last month’s municipal elections should have reminded civic leaders everywhere in Ontario who they work for. But since the lessons seems to have been lost on a few misguided Cambridge politicians who treated a fellow citizen disgracefully this week, […]

Your POWER HUNGRY AND OUT OF CONTROL MAYOR “Doug Trump” ( is now sending police to your home over comments you post!!)

April 2, 2017

BELOW are COMMENTS TAKEN FROM A LOCAL FACEBOOK PAGE.. THE GROUP IS CALLED..Cambridge Citizen Discussion on local politics https://www.facebook.com/groups/1495349474051209/ UNDER THE CAPTION.. Controversial new ‘inclusiveness standards’ for public behaviour at city events Policy is revised and renamed constituents’ code of conduct ******* DOUG CRAIG ACTUALLY SENT THE POLICE TO THESE PEOPLE’S HOMES.. he is totally […]

Local Police visited the home of “Tommy Vann” over silly comments he made on this site.. ( have you had enough yet Cambridge?) you must VOTE this Control Freak .. out of OFFICE!!

April 2, 2017

Interesting Friday evening. Johnny Law comes to my door. A pair of plain clothed fellows. I welcome them in as I always do. One fellow states they’re here to see me about what I wrote in the media, The Advocate. Perhaps the papers as well. Go ahead boys, ask away. He quoted a comment about […]

Craig’s attempt to control the Public the way he controls Council !!

March 30, 2017

Controversial new ‘inclusiveness standards’ for public behaviour at city events Policy is revised and renamed constituents’ code of conduct Mar 29, 2017 07:53 by Richard Vivian Cambridge Times CAMBRIDGE — Cheers, jeers and other “disruptive” behaviour won’t be tolerated during city functions, courtesy of a controversial new policy. Known as “inclusiveness standards”, the rules, many […]

Is Cambridge drinking water finally safe?…from the Elmira Advocate

March 22, 2017

**Editors note** Alan Marshall runs the very informative Elmira Advocate.. He has been advocating for Elmira’s residents for years.. He also has been a great SUPPORT AND ADVOCATE for  the residents of Cambridge. Who have never been told the truth about how TRULY  toxic our drinking water ACTUALLY IS..  (Middleton St. Wellfield is located on […]

There’s something ‘fishy’ about allowing online voting ( letter to Editor March 19, 2014)

March 19, 2017

The following  from 2014.. is still true today.. WE NEED A FAIR ELECTION PROCESS IN 2018 Dear Editor, I’m a first time writer, longtime reader and I’ve bit my tongue for long enough. I decided to write today because I sense that there’s something fishy going on with city council these days. I find it […]