Posts Tagged ‘mike bradley’

Election talk about the Great Lakes: Conservatives stay on the sidelines

  The chairperson of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative, a group that Mike Bradley represents the residents of Sarnia on, says it's pleased that four of Canada's political leaders have pledged to take concrete action to protect the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River. The bi-national coalition of mayors representing over 13 [...]

Sarnia’s Deputy Fire Chief to retire

  The curtain will come down on Joe Bondy's firefighting career later this month. One of two Deputy Fire Chiefs in Sarnia will retire on Thursday, April 28 after three decades of service with both the Sarnia and Sarnia Township (Clearwater) Fire Services. Bondy has been second in command since January 2008. “Deputy Chief Bondy [...]

Local jail delegation stonewalled in Toronto; Bradley

  Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley says he was appalled and disappointed at the lack of respect shown a local delegation today by Ontario's Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, Jim Bradley. The local group, made up of representatives from business, labour, legal and First Nations communities, went to Queen's Park to ask for, among [...]

Community leaders say there are too many unanswered questions about the closure of the Sarnia jail

  Councilor Vince George of the Chippewas of Kettle and Stony Point First Nation says a decision by the Ontario government to close the Sarnia jail will have a disproportionate affect on First Nation communities in the area. George, a former OPP officer, says housing prisoners in Windsor would be cost prohibitive for families to [...]

Sarnia jail strategy meeting on Monday at City Hall

  The legal community, business, labour and First Nations representatives will be among eight delegations to speak about the closing of the Sarnia jail during a strategy meeting on Monday morning at City Hall. The meeting begins at 11 am and is open to the public.   The list of speakers includes Sarnia Police Chief [...]

Mike Bradley/Jim Bradley meeting about Sarnia jail now set for next Thursday

  Ontario's Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services has rescheduled a meeting with Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley  to discuss the impending closure of the Sarnia jail. “I am aware that concerns have arisen in your community about the closing of the Sarnia jail,” said Jim Bradley, in a short two-paragraph letter to Mayor Bradley [...]

Mayor Bradley invited to Toronto discuss the closing of the Sarnia jail

MPP Bailey upset with decision to close Sarnia jail

  Sarnia-Lambton Conservative MPP Bob Bailey is the latest to chime in on the decision by the McGuinty government to close the Sarnia jail and house inmates at the South West Detention Centre in Windsor when it opens in 2013. Bailey calls the lack of consultation by the Liberals “outrageous.” “It shows a total lack [...]

Ontario Liberals to close Sarnia jail

  The Ontario budget, released on Tuesday at Queen's Park, has sounded a death knell for the Sarnia jail. It will close as a cost-cutting measure and prisoners will be transferred to a new 315-bed super jail in Windsor in 2013, affecting 76 full and part-time workers at the jail. The government says staff at [...]

Bruce Power delays plans to ship steam generators through the Great Lakes

  Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley says the ongoing nuclear situation in Japan is the lone catalyst for Bruce Power to announce an indefinite delay in shipping 16 steam generators to Sweden for recycling to allow for further discussion with stakeholders, including First Nations and Metis. "While recycling this material is the right thing to do, [...]