Local journalism is a great thing to support, but there are limits to what that means. In this case I plan on cancelling my subscription to Simcoe.com (including the paper subscription to ‘The Mirror’, sadly) because of their excessive use of tracking technology on their website.
Below I have three current ‘public engagement’ efforts by the town. Will you participate or will you just complain about something you didn’t care about until negative comments showed up on your social media feed, or word of mouth?
Having heard the complaint the the Town of Midland doesn’t care about accessibility and being aware of the efforts being made to decrease barriers downtown, especially during the King Street Rejuvenation, I decided to get some information to provide to anyone interested with whom I am able to share the information, including visitors to this site.
Apparently the Town of Midland’s internal finances were a bit ‘messy’ but according the new CFO and ‘Financial Leadership Advisor’ there is no impact on audited statements and it is not something to be worried about, but reflects ongoing improvements in the financial systems / organization at the town.
Maybe it’s not all bad news. Perhaps the issue is that big city criminals are getting desperate to find new income sources as legal pot, covid-19, and task forces on trafficking reduce their markets.
Midland Encrypted Police Records or C’mon Folks, Elvis Has Left the Building.
There is an offer of settlement in principle, it’s been reported settled except for details, and the councillor involved claims he considers it over. Actions on the other hand…
A Summary of the Battle Over Encrypted Midland Police Service Data