The year that was

The year that was

by: GinaBarber

Did you pay attention to what has been going on a city hall? Test your knowledge here.

  1. 1

    Which of the following members of council is not a resident of London?

  2. 2

    At his state of the city address last year the mayor introduced

  3. 3

    What method(s) was (were) used in 2012 to hold taxes to zero?

  4. 4

    How many members of council voted against the 2012 budget?

  5. 5

    Who told the mayor to grow a spine in dealing with the police budget?

  6. 6

    Which councillor called the city-funded employer of a constituent to complain about criticisms by the constituent on social media about how the councillor voted on the budget?

  7. 7

    The councillor expense accounts are commonly referred to as

  8. 8

    The mayor heads a private charity, Trinity Global Support Foundation. According to its last tax return, the charity issued $________ in charitable tax receipts.

  9. 9

    The charity is managed by

  10. 10

    One of the other members of the board of Trinity Global Support Foundation is Loredana Onesan of Fincore Corporation which was also in the news for

  11. 11

    Which of the following received the threat of a lawsuit for publishing information about the mayor’s charity?

  12. 12

    What announcement did Ugo (Joe) Fontana of Trinity Global Support Foundation make late in 2012?

  13. 13

    Whose idea (i.e. motion) was it to take the delegated authority away from the city planner to facilitate the development on Reservoir Hill?

  14. 14

    Which councillor originally supported the enormous development on Reservoir Hill but later changed his/her mind?

  15. 15

    Which councillor blamed the public library for the demise of video rental businesses?

  16. 16

    Which councillor dismissed the idea of an integrity commissioner on the grounds that councillors do not need a babysitter?

  17. 17

    Who organized the lunch at the Harmony grand buffet?

  18. 18

    Who said:"I'll eat din-din with whoever I want."

  19. 19

    Who designed a survey to get public reponse to some proposed budget cuts?

  20. 20

    According to the Ontario ombudsman, the lunch at the Harmony just prior to the final budget decision was

  21. 21

    Who was the first councillor to try to bring forward a motion to ask the mayor to step aside temporarily?

  22. 22

    Which councillor(s) contacted the media saying they would ask the mayor to step aside but then voted against the motion?

  23. 23

    How many criminal charges did the RCMP lay against the mayor?

  24. 24

    Whom did the Mayor send to Ottawa to represent him at the Big City Mayors conference after the charges were laid?

  25. 25

    Who tried to rule out of order the motion requesting the mayor step aside until his charges were resolved?

  26. 26

    Which councillors introduced and seconded the motion that the mayor step aside with pay until the charges were resolved?

  27. 27

    Which councillors were prohibited from sitting on more than one standing committee?

  28. 28

    Which councillor was appointed to the Police Services Board in place of the mayor?

  29. 29

    Why did the mayor resign from the Police Services Board?

  30. 30

    Who said:"For the first time in 30 years, eight people are running the city."

  31. 31

    Who was the only councillor to deny being a member of the Fontana 8?

  32. 32

    In a recent debate over a development application Councillor Dale Henderson accused planning staff of being

  33. 33

    Which of the following councillors have run for political office at the federal and/or the provincial level?

  34. 34

    Which of the following have sought the nomination for their party but were unsuccessful?

  35. 35

    In question 34 above, in which party did this occur?

  36. 36

    Which member of council has the most cmprehensive knowledge of planning issues and legislation?

  37. 37

    Which member of council was not appointed to the planning committee?

  38. 38

    Which councillor did not receive any campaign donations from the development industry?

  39. 39

    Which councillor put forward a motion to create committees all of which would be chaired by members of the Fontana 8?

  40. 40

    Which of the following claims was made by Ward 9 councillor Dale Henderson?

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