The following is pertinent information from an article in this weeks Enterprise Bulletin. It supports our position that we need safeguard policies in place and more open and transparent governance in Collingwood.
................But as we are finding out in communities such as Toronto, Mississauga, Sudbury, and Collingwood, following the letter of the law is no longer good enough for citizens who want to see more transparency from their municipal governments.

In his conclusion of the inquiry into conflict of interest allegations against Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion, Justice Douglas Cunningham recommended changes to that city’s code of conduct, the Conflict of Interest Act and the Municipal Act, as well as an enhanced role for an integrity commissioner.