Category Archives: Where’s Frank

Accent definitely not on Ward 9 election issues

Canvassing door-to-door can occasionally be entertaining. Take the guy — please take the guy — that we met on a Ward 9 doorstep who leaned on his doorpost and said as much as he would like to discuss municipal issues,  he … Continue reading

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I got the halloween-candy vote wrapped up

If only kids could vote. I’ve spent the week pounding the pavement and banging on doors across Ward 9 where some of the most enjoyable responses have come from children. Usually they are shyly clinging to, or peeking through, parental … Continue reading

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They’re not going to put me in the movies…

  Bloopers upon bloopers. That’s what happened as I struggled to calm my fluttering butterflies while prepping and participating in a Ward 9 debate on Rogers TV. First off, I wrote a helpful blog telling people it was a live … Continue reading

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First Ward 9 TV debate

Yours truly has just participated in a TV debate for Ward 9 candidates. It took place on Rogers TV, Cable 20, this evening but won’t be televised until October. You can see it on Friday Oct. 3 while you eat … Continue reading

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All I had to do was act naturally…

Yours truly has just participated in a TV debate for Ward 9 candidates. It took place on Rogers TV, Cable 20, this evening but won’t be televised until October. You can see it on Friday Oct. 3 while you eat your cornflakes at 7 a.m., … Continue reading

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Signs, signs everywhere there’s signs

Thanks to two extremely talented and generous people, this incumbent Ward 9 councillor now has excellently-designed election signs and brochures ready to appear in your mailboxes and, with permission, on your front lawns. Those two people are my digital media … Continue reading

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Forgive us, our Ward 9 trespasses

Ringing doorbells or thumping on doors around Ward 9, I’m astounded at the patience and generosity displayed by voters as we gallop up driveways to invade their privacy. Yesterday we were on Mill Street and in the Cherry Park area … Continue reading

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Ward 9 burning issue

While canvassing different sections of Ward 9 we have had several complaints from residents annoyed by backyard fires. We heard one such complaint in the Rockway neighbourhood last night from homeowners unhappy their house fills with smoke every time a … Continue reading

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Ward 9 time of the signs

Today’s the day Kitchener’s election bylaw permits municipal candidates to put up lawn signs. Members of our campaign crew — recent experts in the use of boltcutters required to snip metal prongs that support signs — were out braving blisters … Continue reading

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Swap Ward 9 vote for fat cat?

“Lovely cat,” the candidate gushed as the woman opened the door on Highland Avenue Wednesday evening. “It’s way too fat,” she said. “It is a little chubby,” cautious canvassing candidate said. “We miss our cat. He died recently .” “Sorry … Continue reading

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