Episode 3.02 – Mayor Comiskey – Town of Ingersoll

The connections Mayor Ted Comiskey has to Ingersoll date back much farther than the beginning of his time of holding office. The Comiskey family came to Canada from Ireland in 1835, settling in the town now known as Ingersoll, Ontario. Growing up in Ingersoll, Ted attended Sacred Heart School and Ingersoll District Collegiate Institute, goingContinue reading “Episode 3.02 – Mayor Comiskey – Town of Ingersoll”

Episode 3.01 – Michael Di Lullo CAO of Middlesex Centre

Michael Di Lullo was raised in London Ontario and attended Western University completing both his undergraduate and graduate schooling attending the Local Government Program.  Michael has progressed as a Municipal Clerk onto a Senior Administrator with experience working across the Province in large urban such as Brampton to small rural in Huron County.  He isContinue reading “Episode 3.01 – Michael Di Lullo CAO of Middlesex Centre”

Book Review – The Boundary Bargain

My goal is to read a book a month (or so) and provide a short review as well as relate the book to SWO in it’s current context. Zachary Spicer book The Boundary Bargain. The book outlines  the evolution and nature of the cities and rural areas in Ontario and the consequences  of this divide. ProvidingContinue reading “Book Review – The Boundary Bargain”

Episode 2.12 – Season 2 Finale and Reflections

A discussion of my thoughts on Season 2 and a tease of Season 3 You can follow support Council Conversations on the following platforms.Twitter: https://twitter.com/SwoCouncilFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/SWOCouncilSupport on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/SWOCouncilWatcherLike or rate and leave a comment on your favourite podcast platform.Please like and comment where you get your podcasts! Music notesDeadly Roulette by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3625-deadly-rouletteLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

Episode 2.11 – Mayor Darrin Canniff of Municipality of Chatham-Kent

Darrin’s passion is giving back to the great community he lives in. Besides co-chairing the 2018 International Plowing Match, Darrin is the past Chair of Mainstreet Credit Union, past Chair of Entegrus Inc., past co-chair of the United Way Campaign, past Director of the CKHA and past Chair of the Prosperity Roundtable. Darrin was firstContinue reading “Episode 2.11 – Mayor Darrin Canniff of Municipality of Chatham-Kent”

Episode 2.10 – Sarah Emons Councillor the Township of Southwold

Sarah grew up in the City of St. Thomas.  She has a husband Theo and two sons – Alex and Nathaniel.  Sarah has a BSc. Biology from the University of Waterloo and a MSc. Geography (Environmental Science) from Western University. Over the years, Sarah has worked for the Ministry of Natural Resources and Imperial OilContinue reading “Episode 2.10 – Sarah Emons Councillor the Township of Southwold”

Episode 2.09 – Councillor Gary Kaschak – Ward 8 Councillor in the City of Windsor

Gary Kaschak was born and raised in the City of Windsor. As a lifetime resident of the city’s east end, Gary has come to know Ward 8 and the City of Windsor very well. He began his schooling at Coronation Grade School before graduating from W F Herman Secondary School. He continued on to post-secondaryContinue reading “Episode 2.09 – Councillor Gary Kaschak – Ward 8 Councillor in the City of Windsor”

Episode 2.08 – Mayor Hilda MacDonald from the Municipality of Leamington

Born and raised in Leamington, Hilda MacDonald was elected Mayor of theMunicipality of Leamington on October 22, 2018. Mayor MacDonald servedas Leamington’s Deputy Mayor for one term and as a LeamingtonCouncillor for two terms. Mayor MacDonald sits on Essex County Council,and serves on many local boards as well as the Association ofMunicipalities of Ontario (AMO)Continue reading “Episode 2.08 – Mayor Hilda MacDonald from the Municipality of Leamington”

Episode 2.07 – Stephen Bolton – CEO Libro Credit Union

The Head Coach since 2012, Stephen has been with Libro since 1988. He spearheaded the combination with United Communities Credit Union in 2013 while focusing on economic development in southwestern Ontario, while enabling and ensuring outstanding customer satisfaction levels. Stephen holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Windsor, and an Executive MBA from theContinue reading “Episode 2.07 – Stephen Bolton – CEO Libro Credit Union”

Episode 2.06 – Mayor Aina DeViet of Middlesex Centre

Aina DeViet, was elected Mayor of Middlesex Centre in 2018 having served on Council since 2010 and County Council since 2016.  In 2018, Aina was also elected to the Board of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) and appointed as a County representative to the Board of Health (currently MLHU Vice-Chair, and Finance andContinue reading “Episode 2.06 – Mayor Aina DeViet of Middlesex Centre”