Category: municipal election

It’s that time again. There are signs on every corner, leaflets in your mailbox, and candidates are knocking on doors to share their ideas. For many students, this may be the only time they hear from city politicians during their post-secondary education. It’s a vicious cycle. Students often have trouble seeing how a municipal election […]
This week, the London Transit Commission asked the city for a boost to its annual budget. This is a needed investment, with nearly two thirds of the increase going directly to expanding service for transit riders. I know there are some who will question any increase in city spending, and especially spending on transit, given some […]
Yesterday afternoon, I registered myself as a candidate for London City Council in Ward 6. Press release below! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, May 3, 2018 Mike Bloxam declares candidacy for Ward 6 council seat Heritage advocate and environmentalist Mike Bloxam has declared his candidacy for London’s Ward 6 council seat. “I am a champion for […]
Taxes are nobody’s favourite. Most people don’t enjoy paying them and don’t enjoy talking about them either. Doing both is important, though. Since property taxes provide the annual budget for crucial city services, Londoners need to understand how they work and so we can discuss how to make them work better. There’s a brief video […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, October 14, 2014 Ward 6 candidate Mike Bloxam proposes changes to overnight parking When August ended, so did your right to park overnight on city streets for another year. That’s a pain, especially for those who hosted overnight guests during Thanksgiving weekend. It doesn’t have to be that way, says one […]