Some media clippings to note

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There are a few good stories online today that we'd like to share with our readers. This morning the Vancouver Sun's Miro Cernetig blasted Mayor Gregor Robertson for his HEAT mess:

The mayor's prolonged honeymoon is going sour thanks to one of the most potent political forces in politics -- NIMBYs (not-in-my-back-yard). And Robertson uncorked it all by himself.

You can read Miro's piece here.

And the very fine Gary Mason, Globe and Mail columnist has weighed in:

It's time Mr. Robertson brought some leadership to the issue. Or opened up a shelter near his house.

I guess you could say we agree with this point. We recommend that you read Gary's piece here.

Finally, a new voice has been added to our Recommended Links page, Ottawa Citizen writer David Reevely. Reevely writes about City of Ottawa issues, and recently quoted my colleague Daniel's "Survivor's Guide" for the Toronto civic strike:

This document, from the guy who was chief of staff to Sam Sullivan when he was dealing with a municipal strike as mayor of Vancouver, would have been awfully handy for our transit union and its political masters last winter.

Check out!

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