We are deeply saddened

Paul Pagnuelo, one of the founders of the Cobourg Taxpayers Association has passed after several years of declining health.

To his wife Marilyn, his children, Matt and Stephanie, his sisters Diane and Suzanne, and the rest of the family, we offer our deepest condolences and will keep you in our thoughts and prayers during this exceedingly difficult time.

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Dejong House Fire and Help Needed at Christmas!

You may have read on Pete Fisher’s Today’s Northumberland that there was a house fire here in Cobourg on Friday at the home of Stephanie Dejong and her two children. Here is a link to the online article http://todaysnorthumberland.ca/2020/12/12/cobourg-family-loses-everything-in-fire-just-two-weeks-before-christmas/

With under two weeks to Christmas, the family has lost everything.

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Judicial inquiry points to holes in Ontario’s Integrity Rules

A Collingwood judicial inquiry found numerous conflicts of interest pointing to the need for the province to plug holes in its laws around municipal politicians’ conflicts of interest.

The 914 page report with 306 recommendations covers unfair bidding practices, unfair procurement practices, conflicts of interest, inaccurate and misleading town council reports, the misuse and inappropriate disclosure of the town’s confidential information.

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Cobourg Taxpayers Association Celebrates Five Year Anniversary

The Cobourg Taxpayers association (CTA) is celebrating its five year anniversary.

There has been so much that has happened over the five years and with your help, we have accomplished so much. 

We have made numerous presentations and delegations, sent letters and emails to Council, met with individual Councillors and Town staff, and have spoken out when we felt residents were unfairly treated. 

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