Hamilton Spectator | Matthew Van Dongen | May 29, 2014
… The municipalities share plenty of questions for would-be provincial politicians — but only Halton purports to offer voters a one-stop shop for answers.
The region has compiled a provincial candidate questionnaire with a list of “priority questions” that matter to Halton, said Regional Chair Gary Carr, who consulted with councillors to whittle down a manageable list.
What’s more, Halton staff then pursued every candidate from a major provincial party to get answers to those questions, now posted online: View Responses
Carr, a former Progressive Conservative MPP and federal Liberal MP, said the website is useful to “keep politicians’ feet to the fire” on important municipal issues — and to have them on record “in case their answers change for some reason later” …