Editorial Excerpt | No pay raise for local politicians

October 24th, 2013

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It’s not surprising that local councillors have more work to do after the 2007 municipal government realignment.

Councils have become so big that they are often the largest employer in the council. Should local councillors get paid more for their expanded workload? […]

Instead of discussing whether local councillors should be paid more because their workloads have gotten to heavy, we should be discussing whether we need to come up with a new way to govern our councils. 


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