Last November, I documented the unacceptably high number of closed-door (aka secretive) meetings held by this council since it took office. More than all of the past three councils combined. Back then I documented that by Oct. 2, 2017, council had held:
- 14 closed-door meetings about our airport
- 4 closed-door meetings about our hospital redevelopment
- 37 closed-door meetings about Collus-PowerStream (plus three potential that were vaguely identified in the agendas).
And in all that time, the number of comments or editorials in the local media about this abuse of power and egregious secrecy by our council: zero.
I thought I’d update readers on how many more of these secretive meetings have been held since Oct. 5, 2017. I have only included the airport and Collus (formerly Collus-PowerStream) sales because Saunderson and his Block accomplished their task by putting up enough roadblocks to the hospital’s redevelopment that it has been delayed by anywhere from three to ten more years (and under the current provincial government, it might be sunk entirely).