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Rose City Politics is a weekly, hour-long show about the politics, behind the chatter, and movers-and-shakers affecting Windsor.

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IT and Sewers

We have been putting up trinkets and shiny lights when we should have been funding critical technology infrastructure.  We are pennywise and pound foolish.  As is inevitable, those chickens are coming home to roost.  

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Doug Sartori (CTV Windsor)

CTV Windsor: Windsor’s ‘outdated’ IT system another sign of large orgs leaving tech departments ‘starved of resources’ – Sartori

Software consultant and political commentator Doug Sartori, pictured in Windsor, Ont., on Jan. 20, 2023, says a recent report on Windsor’s IT system is yet another example of large organizations failing to prioritize and invest in their information technology systems “due to a lack of commitment from leadership in all things digital.” (Sanjay Maru/CTV News…

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Premier Doug Ford, Deputy Premier & Minister of Health Sylvia Jones, WRH CEO David Musyj, Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens, MPP Andrew Dowie, MPP Anthony Leardi (Photo Jon Liedtke)

ROSE CITY POLITICS: Jon Liedtke asks Premier Ford if health changes are enough (VIDEO)

Premier Ford recently said he spoke to a hospital executive who said Ontario’s healthcare system is only comparable to North Korea and Cuba, so I asked him whether his plans to expand access to private clinics will go far enough…

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RCP SHOW: Powered by Millennial Rage

Doug, Don, Jon, Melinda & Kiemia talk about the Windsor’s digital modernization consultation, the Capital Power gas plant issue, and a school naming policy report for the public school board. Rose City Politics is brought to you with the kind support of LiUNA Local 625: Building Better Communities. Support the show on Patreon.com/RoseCityPolitics. Find us…

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RCP SHOW: The Marvelous Ms. Munro

New regular panelist Melinda Munro joins Kiemia, Jon, Don, and Doug this week. Kiemia walks us through the upcoming Council agenda and the panel discusses the process, substance and politics of the 2023 City Budget based on initial reports. Add a couple of For Your Consideration items and you’ve got a show.

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RCP SHOW: 2022 TOP 10

Doug and Jon did a rundown of the TOP 10 listened to episodes of ROSE CITY POLITICS for 2022 (from lowest to highest). Rose City Politics is brought to you with the kind support of LiUNA Local 625: Building Better Communities. Support the show on Patreon.com/RoseCityPolitics. Find us in print in Biz X Magazine, online…

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RCP SHOW: Carry On, Kiemia

Kiemia Rezagian joins for a new segment, Carry on Kiemia, about upcoming city council agendas, & the panel discusses a GECDSB policy proposal to require new books be publicized before circulation, and Windsor ranked BEST of the WORST cities for commuting to work via sustainable transportation.

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RCP SHOW: Don’t Burn the Place Down with Your Candles

Jon and Doug are joined by Gabriel Ciavaglia of Activate Transit Windsor Essex and newly-elected Ward 3 Councillor Renaldo Agostino to talk about: Rose City Politics is brought to you with the kind support of LiUNA Local 625: Building Better Communities. Support the show on Patreon.com/RoseCityPolitics. Find us in print in Biz X Magazine, online…

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RCP SHOW: Schlub’s Rights

Jon and Doug are joined by Councillor-Elect Angelo Marignani to talk about: Rose City Politics is brought to you with the kind support of LiUNA Local 625: Building Better Communities. Support the show on Patreon.com/RoseCityPolitics. Find us in print in Biz X Magazine, online at BizXMagazine.com and RoseCityPolitics.ca.

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Tune out the Pundits

Don, Jon and Doug dive deep into the 2022 Windsor election results & POST MORTEM; 3 New Councillors; Councillors that got more than 50%; Data analysis + accessibility issues; How Holt won most weeks yet lost the election; Mayor Dilkens says to tune out the…pundits?

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