Dealing with the tender topic of trash


Ian McCallum

Ian McCallum


Judging by complaints from residents received since Christmas and concerns raised by council and city staff, it’s obvious the waste management agreement with BFI Canada is a tender issue … as in it’s time to throw this contract open to other bidders.
The fact BFI district manager Dave Raney was a no-show at Monday’s council meeting and instead forwarded a letter of clarification to John Dewancker, director of environmental services, sends a message the waste management firm will play hardball when the two sides meet Jan. 30 to resolve outstanding issues.
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Open letter from Bill Sandison re: employment opportunities


Time being of the essence I have elected to communicate with you in the most expeditious manner.
I would like to begin by thanking Joe Preston, Member of Parliament for Elgin-Middlesex-London and Hon. Steve Peters, Member of Provincial Parliament for Elgin-Middlesex-London for their
unbridled commitment to all constituencies and their unwavering support to the City of St. Thomas.
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