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The Brantford Expositor
Brantford jail's end nearsshould have happened faster. They shouldn't have been left second guessing as l
The Brantford Expositor / Posted yesterday
should have happened faster. They shouldn't have been left second guessing as long as they have." In a statement, Mayor Chris Friel said he also is concerned about the jail workers. "Given the Brantford jail is an old facility where conditions... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Tutela Park splash pad wins supportthe splash pad. His suggestion was supported by Ward 5 councillors Brian Van Ti
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 7 days ago
the splash pad. His suggestion was supported by Ward 5 councillors Brian Van Tilborg and David Neumann, as well as Mayor Chris Friel. "All neighbourhoods are not created equal and this is something that goes well beyond playground equipment,"... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
'I should have responded differently'Brantford Mayor Chris Friel says he should not have used a swear word when he f
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 9 days ago
Brantford Mayor Chris Friel says he should not have used a swear word when he felt his integrity was questioned at an August meeting involving city, Brant County and Six Nations officials. "While the remark to incite my reaction was absolutely... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Local safe injection sites urged for drug strategytakes collaboration which we have and together we can make a difference." The
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 10 days ago
takes collaboration which we have and together we can make a difference." The committee's work drew praise from Mayor Chris Friel. "I'm very impressed by how the community has responded to this challenge," Friel said in a statement Tuesday.... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Roundabouts, finallyRe: With success, challenges (Oct. 5) Mayor Chris Friel says the city is worki
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 15 days ago
Re: With success, challenges (Oct. 5) Mayor Chris Friel says the city is working on a transportation master plan that will look several decades ahead. Where was the planning a decade or two ago? I recently drove through Cambridge, Ancaster and... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Bike share program pitchedactive transportation and increase mobility through an affordable and convenien
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 15 days ago
active transportation and increase mobility through an affordable and convenient transportation option, he added. Mayor Chris Friel wants the city to take a leadership role in providing meaningful support to employees experiencing health issues,... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
City releases 2018 budget detailson the city's budget while ensuring appropriate resources are in place to move
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 16 days ago
on the city's budget while ensuring appropriate resources are in place to move the city's priorities forward," said Mayor Chris Friel. "A more efficient and inclusive long-term budget planning process has put us in a more positive position going... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Former fire chief 'straight shooter'Former Brantford fire chief Joseph Simon was "highly regarded" by firefighters,
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 16 days ago
Former Brantford fire chief Joseph Simon was "highly regarded" by firefighters, Mayor Chris Friel says. "People say he was a straight shooter, someone who told it like it is," Friel said of Mr. Simon, who died Sept. 30 at age 83. "He was highly... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
With success, challengesthat people complain about, such as increased traffic and rising housing costs,
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 16 days ago
that people complain about, such as increased traffic and rising housing costs, are due to positive growth, Brantford Mayor Chris Friel and Brant County Mayor Ron Eddy told about 165 people at the annual Mayors Luncheon on Wednesday at the Best... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Councillors back subdivisiondeveloper, city staff, residents and both Ward 4 councillors, Richard Carpenter
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 17 days ago
developer, city staff, residents and both Ward 4 councillors, Richard Carpenter and Cheryl Antoski, drew praise from Mayor Chris Friel. "This has to be one of the most civil hearings we've had," he said. The discussion also had a lighter moment... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
'High traffic volumes' concern for Costco projectmet in order to accommodate anticipated traffic volumes related to a retail est
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 18 days ago
met in order to accommodate anticipated traffic volumes related to a retail establishment of this scope and scale." Mayor Chris Friel said he remains upbeat about the project. “I am confident that city staff are working through this process... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Food drive kicks off at Farmers' Marketthe food bank on Saturday. “Some of us are blessed to be able to pick the pers
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 19 days ago
the food bank on Saturday. “Some of us are blessed to be able to pick the person we want to buy our food from,” said Mayor Chris Friel at the event as shoppers milled around. “But there are members of our community who struggle every day to put... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Mayor is a full-time jobRe: Friel seeks to highlight mental health issues (Sept. 14) City council has
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 23 days ago
Re: Friel seeks to highlight mental health issues (Sept. 14) City council has voted to permit Mayor Chris Friel to step away from his duties on the police service board for six months so that he can promote the issues surrounding post-traumatic... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Flood relief program OK'dto handle the volume of water in the rainfall." The damage caused by the heavy
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 23 days ago
to handle the volume of water in the rainfall." The damage caused by the heavy rainfall is a sign of things to come, Mayor Chris Friel. "We have to learn how to deal with climate change," Friel said. "We're starting to see storms now like nothing... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
City's ranking 'wake-up call'June the province pledged $15 million to help local health agencies hire staff
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 1 months ago
June the province pledged $15 million to help local health agencies hire staff and hand out naloxone kits, Brantford Mayor Chris Friel said people in the community are working hard to address the opioid crisis. "Regardless of rankings, our primary... Read more
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