TIME FOR A NEW MAYOR AND 90% of COUNCIL IN 2018

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

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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 […]


NOT WELCOME AT COUNCIL

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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 […]


Online voting still too risky, cybersecurity expert says

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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..

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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”..

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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 […]


DOUG CRAIG AND HIS CONTROL ISSUES.

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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.

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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

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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

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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, […]


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

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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 […]


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

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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 […]


If I Can Shop and Bank Online, Why Can’t I Vote Online?

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February 25, 2017

by David Jefferson, Computer Scientist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 1 ], member, Verified Voting Foundation Board, Board of Directors, California Voter Foundation If I Can Shop and Bank Online, Why Can’t I Vote Online? There is widespread pressure around the country today for the introduction of some form of Internet voting in public elections that would allow people […]


TIME TO STOP CONFUSING THE VOTING PUBLIC OF CAMBRIDGE

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February 22, 2017

  TIME  TO RETURN TO HAND COUNTED PAPER BALLOTS!! TIME TO REOPEN THE VOTING LOCATIONS TIME TO REOPEN THE VOTING STATIONS TIME FOR THE SENIORS TO HAVE THEIR VOTING LOCATIONS RETURNED TIME TO GET RID OF TABULATORS/INTERNET/TELEPHONE VOTING TIME TO MAKE SURE VOTER REGISTRATION CARDS ARE UP TO DATE TIME TO STOP BLAMING MPAC FOR […]


Internet voting is just too hackable, say security experts.. { so why is Cambridge using this system?}

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February 20, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO – Three ballot initiatives have been proposed in California to require the state to allow online voting, but security experts and some voting officials say the technology is nowhere near secure enough for something so crucial as the democratic process. “When people stop me in the supermarket and ask, ‘When am I going to […]


The Case for Hand-Counted Paper Ballots by By Jana Nestlerode ( why doesn’t Doug Craig and Council want it?)

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February 18, 2017

The Case for Hand-Counted Paper Ballots There is no foolproof system of voting. But in a country that prides itself for “honoring the will of the people”, the means of determining the will of the people should be guarded zealously. While our ballots must be cast in secret, the counting of our ballots must be […]


Waterloo council rejects Internet voting for 2018 ( again why is Cambridge insisting on it?)

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February 17, 2017

Waterloo council rejects Internet voting for 2018 Pencil and paper ballot Metro Creative Waterloo Chronicle BySamantha Beattie Just like sliced bread, a pencil on a ballot works as well today as it ever has. Related Stories Cambridge mulls referendum on… That’s what delegate and former councillor Scott Witmer said to councillors on Monday night as […]


Waterloo Municipal Elections… everyone has an opinion, most are the current elected officials.. and the clerks paid for by the city..

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February 16, 2017

City clerk argues against ranked ballots for municipal elections http://www.cambridgetimes.ca/news-story/5792959-city-clerk-argues-against-ranked-ballots-for-municipal-elections/ Ranked ballots are the right way to go http://www.cambridgetimes.ca/opinion-story/6719999-ranked-ballots-are-the-right-way-to-go/ City will work out details on ranked ballots http://www.cambridgetimes.ca/news-story/6724627-city-will-work-out-details-on-ranked-ballots/ Updated: Experts weigh in on ranked ballots as issue heads to city council http://www.cambridgetimes.ca/news-story/6875467-updated-experts-weigh-in-on-ranked-ballots-as-issue-heads-to-city-council/ Voters need a greater voice in Cambridge http://www.cambridgetimes.ca/opinion-story/6879073-voters-need-a-greater-voice-in-cambridge/   Ranked ballots a no-go […]


The Dangers of Internet Voting… { Again, why is Cambridge using internet voting?}

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February 15, 2017

  Revised and Updated July 26, 2016 Those who believe that “voting online is the future” or that it is “possible given current technology” to create a secure online voting system are dangerously mistaken.[1] According to computer experts, Internet voting is vulnerable to cyber-attack and fraud—vulnerabilities inherent in current hardware and software, as well as […]


City looks at tightening local election policy, Current policy too ‘loosey goosey’ says city clerk

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February 14, 2017

editors note.. Included here, are comments from the late Alex Mitchell, ( Clerk for the City of Cambridge ) regarding the questionable 2010 Election. When it was found the Mayor was running his campaign out of City Hall.. In complete violation of the Elections ACT   this ran in the times………….. APRIL 14, 2012 City […]


Democracy won in Court Battle…

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February 13, 2017

Democracy won in Court Battle..{ 2010 Municipal Election} By Staff | January 9, 2014 | 7 Comments | Filed under: 2014 Municipal Election, Community Jun 08, 2011 This ran in the KW Record …………. comments invited below.. RE: the highly questionable 2110 Municipal Election.. Thomas Vann and Debbie Vitez have lost their fight for a new municipal election in Cambridge but […]


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