Robert Kirwan

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Robert Kirwan said : "It's not the best solution, but it is a start," External link

CBC Wednesday, October 27, 2021 2:08:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "How many parking spaces is the life of one person worth?" External link

CBC Wednesday, June 16, 2021 1:24:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "I don't think there's any other public health unit that could declare more of than emergency than Sudbury," External link

CBC Wednesday, May 26, 2021 7:42:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "I don't think there's any other public health unit that could declare more of than emergency than Sudbury," External link

CBC Wednesday, May 26, 2021 1:29:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "We're not going to allow these laughing icons to be put up anymore," "Putting these laughing icons on a serious comment is an insult" External link

CBC Tuesday, April 6, 2021 11:11:00 AM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "You definitely don't want to compare it to what happened at the capital in the United States, but people got so incited and so into this that people just joined the throng, and they all took part," External link

CBC Tuesday, April 6, 2021 11:11:00 AM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "I think Laurentian University has brought to light the fact that the funding for our post-secondary institutions is inadequate," "I just think this is demonstrating to the province that the City of Greater Sudbury feels that the minister has to take a look at post-secondary institution funding so that no other universities run into this type of problem" External link

CBC Thursday, February 25, 2021 2:17:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan replied : "What you basically said tonight is 'We're looking for a report from staff so council can decide where to put the arena,'" "We have a site. It's on the Kingsway" External link

CBC Thursday, January 21, 2021 4:00:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "I guess what I'm hearing is that because of your legislative responsibilities, Vale may have to purchase this property because it doesn't sound as if you can meet your responsibilities without owning this property," External link

CBC Thursday, September 24, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "If the councillor is going to be able to bring in a group on October 6, I'm going to put out an invitation to anybody in the city who wants to make a public presentation … on renovating downtown," "And I'll be inviting a whole lot of more people to come in and do the same thing, because I don't think we should be allowing this because we already dealt with it" External link

CBC Wednesday, September 23, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "I'm on the senior advisory panel, I know how important it is to have access very quickly to washroom facilities, whether you're a senior or whether you're a young child," "That's a high traffic area, we have to get that back open to the public as quickly as possible" External link

CBC Wednesday, August 26, 2020 1:21:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "What's more damaging to a person? Social isolation or the disease?," "I think a lot of people, a lot of experts are realizing that by not having that connection with people that they're familiar with, probably did more damage, health-wise, than the disease may have done" External link

CBC Friday, July 24, 2020 1:21:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "What I'm hoping for is that we have an opportunity to have each of the residents designate one or two special visitors that will have the authority and the permission to come in even during a lockdown," External link

CBC Friday, July 24, 2020 1:21:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "People are waiting for their interim tax bills. Is somebody going to be late? Possibly, but it sounds as if we put this off to May and June and we will still have people being late," External link

CBC Wednesday, January 22, 2020 8:15:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "I think this is the type of communication vehicle that can really change the image of the downtown," "And really reflect upon the arts and culture nature of a lot of the downtown businesses" External link

CBC Monday, October 28, 2019 1:16:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "It's got absolutely nothing to do with the report from the Integrity Commissioner. It's purely because I don't feel comfortable being on the GSDC board if at the same time trying to remove the procedure that they've been following and so it just doesn't make sense for me to be on the board," External link

CBC Thursday, October 24, 2019 1:04:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "These are code complaints that we're dealing with. This is the new code of conduct. We had a code of ethics that was part of our procedural bylaw," "When you add the phrase, as well as the prior code of ethics, you're putting an unlimited time frame on this. And so if you approve this you're basically changing our code of conduct because it says the alleged violation shall have taken place within 60 days of filing the complaint with the integrity commissioner" External link

CBC Wednesday, September 25, 2019 2:10:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "Complaints from groups, organizations and corporations are not permitted under the existing terms of the Code of Conduct," "This complaint therefore should never have been accepted and it should be dismissed as being invalid. Simply being able to identify the officers submitting the complaint is not enough to qualify it as an 'individual' complaint" External link

CBC Tuesday, September 17, 2019 11:56:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "One of the things that we constantly hear is that the price of gasoline in Sudbury is higher than anywhere else around," "So all I'm looking for is something that will provide some kind of explanation as to why the prices seem to be higher than the provincial average" External link

CBC Wednesday, August 14, 2019 6:36:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "When you go down to some of the larger municipalities, if you drive around the corner you're getting different prices," "So this seems to be more competition" External link

CBC Wednesday, August 14, 2019 6:36:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "Emotions are high because it's just a bunch of kids wanting to get out and get some exercise," "But the bylaw says you can't have anything that hangs over the roadway. You can't just ignore that" External link

CBC Monday, August 12, 2019 7:44:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "This is an important project for Sudbury and the longer it gets delayed, the longer we have to wait, the more the risk for some potential collateral damage that we're not anticipating," External link

CBC Wednesday, May 29, 2019 1:56:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "What it's going to do is basically ensure that even if the LPAT approves the applications for the zoning amendment and the official plan amendment then the matter is still going to be stuck in the courts and it could likely stay in the courts for years," External link

CBC Thursday, May 23, 2019 1:22:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "We're spending money to buy these houses and demolish them while we've got ... 16 or 18,000 people going to the food banks every month. Half of them children," "Our playgrounds need rehabilitation, and we're sitting here saying, you know what, that Kingsway's a good project" External link

CBC Wednesday, January 25, 2017 2:49:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "If you look at our capital budget, we're not looking at doing anything different for the next five years — the same amount of money, the same allocation and division," "We are facing infrastructure that does have an end of life. It will not last forever and we do not have the funds to keep up. Every year, we keep falling further behind" External link

CBC Wednesday, January 18, 2017 5:44:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan says : "Now they're saying the ministry's not funding us, we want the city to take over the whole funding," "It's putting us in a bad position because it's going to make us look like we hate doctors, but we don't," External link

CBC Wednesday, January 18, 2017 2:28:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan told : “At the rate he’s going, at the rate he’s deteriorating, I don’t think that he’ll make it until May or June of this year,” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Monday, January 16, 2017 12:45:00 AM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "I would love to see the games. I think all the benefits are there," External link

CBC Wednesday, January 11, 2017 5:33:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan told : “It was time for there to be closure,” External link

CBSnews Wednesday, January 4, 2017 11:40:00 AM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "I do not feel that we should be putting a financial barrier on them to move around the city," "I think we have to take a look at a program that could be as drastic as allowing them to ride free on public transit" External link

CBC Tuesday, January 3, 2017 2:37:00 AM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "This is too much of a leap of faith," "I think it should be deferred. I'm not putting a motion on the floor. . . But every time I look at one of these things [resolutions] I'm wondering what did we approve" External link

CBC Wednesday, December 7, 2016 3:45:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "Possibly we should be looking at, recommending that people start looking at developments in places like the Valley and Walden and Falconbridge where we have water capacity as oppose to try to intensify and develop in the core of the city," External link

CBC Wednesday, November 23, 2016 1:12:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "I'm hearing a lot of concern out there that people would like to bring the level of volunteerism back up," "They would like to see the volunteers become the way they were at one point where we actually had waiting lists of people wanting to get on to these stations" External link

CBC Thursday, November 3, 2016 1:44:00 AM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "I'm hearing a lot of concern out there that people would like to bring the level of volunteerism back up," "They would like to see the volunteers become the way they were at one point where we actually had waiting lists of people wanting to get on to these stations" External link

CBC Thursday, November 3, 2016 1:00:00 AM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "I really think we are the front runners for this games. So if we're going to go forward, I want to, as a council, go forward saying we're going forward and, if we win it, we're going to pay for it come hell or high water," "If we can't raise the money outside of the municipality, we're going to have to dig into our reserves to pay it because the last thing we want to do is be the city that went bankrupt over the Canada Games" External link

CBC Wednesday, November 2, 2016 6:50:00 AM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "If we've got a certain level of services that we want to provide and we feel that we can't afford the increase than we have to cut back on services," "So we've got some tough things to discuss" External link

CBC Wednesday, October 12, 2016 12:31:00 AM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "It's like the old saying that if we've got a certain level of services that we want to provide and we feel that we can't afford the increase than we have to cut back on services," "So we've got some tough things to discuss" External link

CBC Tuesday, October 11, 2016 11:40:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "If this was a diagnosis given to us from a doctor, and we're going to continue doing what we've been doing, this is an end of life trajectory we're talking about," External link

CBC Wednesday, October 5, 2016 5:38:00 AM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "Some council is going to have to stop and say, 'We have to change something,'" "If we're not going to get the money, we have to change the way we're doing operations because we're already — just with roads and water, wastewater — a billion dollars behind" External link

CBC Tuesday, October 4, 2016 3:49:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "I think we have to do something to train everybody who wants to apply, who's qualified and make sure that we use them," External link

CBC Tuesday, October 4, 2016 2:29:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "This is the one chance we've got to take our entire city and have an impact across the city," External link

CBC Wednesday, September 21, 2016 2:42:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "This is the one chance we've got to take our entire city and have an impact across the city," External link

CBC Wednesday, September 21, 2016 12:45:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "I guess as we're going into budget, I know we're going to have this tug of war between do we put the money in road repair or do we put the money into other amenities, like art galleries and arenas?" External link

CBC Tuesday, September 20, 2016 7:06:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "People I talk to really do want to protect our environment for our kids, but what they're saying is we don't need another bylaw," "We've got more bylaws on our books than you can shake a stick at" External link

CBC Thursday, July 14, 2016 11:23:00 PM EAT



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Robert Kirwan

Last updated on 2016-06-30T17:08+0300.

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Robert Kirwan said : "It's not the best solution, but it is a start," External link

CBC Wednesday, October 27, 2021 2:08:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "How many parking spaces is the life of one person worth?" External link

CBC Wednesday, June 16, 2021 1:24:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "I don't think there's any other public health unit that could declare more of than emergency than Sudbury," External link

CBC Wednesday, May 26, 2021 7:42:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "I don't think there's any other public health unit that could declare more of than emergency than Sudbury," External link

CBC Wednesday, May 26, 2021 1:29:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "We're not going to allow these laughing icons to be put up anymore," "Putting these laughing icons on a serious comment is an insult" External link

CBC Tuesday, April 6, 2021 11:11:00 AM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "You definitely don't want to compare it to what happened at the capital in the United States, but people got so incited and so into this that people just joined the throng, and they all took part," External link

CBC Tuesday, April 6, 2021 11:11:00 AM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "I think Laurentian University has brought to light the fact that the funding for our post-secondary institutions is inadequate," "I just think this is demonstrating to the province that the City of Greater Sudbury feels that the minister has to take a look at post-secondary institution funding so that no other universities run into this type of problem" External link

CBC Thursday, February 25, 2021 2:17:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan replied : "What you basically said tonight is 'We're looking for a report from staff so council can decide where to put the arena,'" "We have a site. It's on the Kingsway" External link

CBC Thursday, January 21, 2021 4:00:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "I guess what I'm hearing is that because of your legislative responsibilities, Vale may have to purchase this property because it doesn't sound as if you can meet your responsibilities without owning this property," External link

CBC Thursday, September 24, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "If the councillor is going to be able to bring in a group on October 6, I'm going to put out an invitation to anybody in the city who wants to make a public presentation … on renovating downtown," "And I'll be inviting a whole lot of more people to come in and do the same thing, because I don't think we should be allowing this because we already dealt with it" External link

CBC Wednesday, September 23, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "I'm on the senior advisory panel, I know how important it is to have access very quickly to washroom facilities, whether you're a senior or whether you're a young child," "That's a high traffic area, we have to get that back open to the public as quickly as possible" External link

CBC Wednesday, August 26, 2020 1:21:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "What's more damaging to a person? Social isolation or the disease?," "I think a lot of people, a lot of experts are realizing that by not having that connection with people that they're familiar with, probably did more damage, health-wise, than the disease may have done" External link

CBC Friday, July 24, 2020 1:21:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "What I'm hoping for is that we have an opportunity to have each of the residents designate one or two special visitors that will have the authority and the permission to come in even during a lockdown," External link

CBC Friday, July 24, 2020 1:21:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "People are waiting for their interim tax bills. Is somebody going to be late? Possibly, but it sounds as if we put this off to May and June and we will still have people being late," External link

CBC Wednesday, January 22, 2020 8:15:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "I think this is the type of communication vehicle that can really change the image of the downtown," "And really reflect upon the arts and culture nature of a lot of the downtown businesses" External link

CBC Monday, October 28, 2019 1:16:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "It's got absolutely nothing to do with the report from the Integrity Commissioner. It's purely because I don't feel comfortable being on the GSDC board if at the same time trying to remove the procedure that they've been following and so it just doesn't make sense for me to be on the board," External link

CBC Thursday, October 24, 2019 1:04:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "These are code complaints that we're dealing with. This is the new code of conduct. We had a code of ethics that was part of our procedural bylaw," "When you add the phrase, as well as the prior code of ethics, you're putting an unlimited time frame on this. And so if you approve this you're basically changing our code of conduct because it says the alleged violation shall have taken place within 60 days of filing the complaint with the integrity commissioner" External link

CBC Wednesday, September 25, 2019 2:10:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "Complaints from groups, organizations and corporations are not permitted under the existing terms of the Code of Conduct," "This complaint therefore should never have been accepted and it should be dismissed as being invalid. Simply being able to identify the officers submitting the complaint is not enough to qualify it as an 'individual' complaint" External link

CBC Tuesday, September 17, 2019 11:56:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "One of the things that we constantly hear is that the price of gasoline in Sudbury is higher than anywhere else around," "So all I'm looking for is something that will provide some kind of explanation as to why the prices seem to be higher than the provincial average" External link

CBC Wednesday, August 14, 2019 6:36:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "When you go down to some of the larger municipalities, if you drive around the corner you're getting different prices," "So this seems to be more competition" External link

CBC Wednesday, August 14, 2019 6:36:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "Emotions are high because it's just a bunch of kids wanting to get out and get some exercise," "But the bylaw says you can't have anything that hangs over the roadway. You can't just ignore that" External link

CBC Monday, August 12, 2019 7:44:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "This is an important project for Sudbury and the longer it gets delayed, the longer we have to wait, the more the risk for some potential collateral damage that we're not anticipating," External link

CBC Wednesday, May 29, 2019 1:56:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "What it's going to do is basically ensure that even if the LPAT approves the applications for the zoning amendment and the official plan amendment then the matter is still going to be stuck in the courts and it could likely stay in the courts for years," External link

CBC Thursday, May 23, 2019 1:22:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "We're spending money to buy these houses and demolish them while we've got ... 16 or 18,000 people going to the food banks every month. Half of them children," "Our playgrounds need rehabilitation, and we're sitting here saying, you know what, that Kingsway's a good project" External link

CBC Wednesday, January 25, 2017 2:49:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "If you look at our capital budget, we're not looking at doing anything different for the next five years — the same amount of money, the same allocation and division," "We are facing infrastructure that does have an end of life. It will not last forever and we do not have the funds to keep up. Every year, we keep falling further behind" External link

CBC Wednesday, January 18, 2017 5:44:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan says : "Now they're saying the ministry's not funding us, we want the city to take over the whole funding," "It's putting us in a bad position because it's going to make us look like we hate doctors, but we don't," External link

CBC Wednesday, January 18, 2017 2:28:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan told : “At the rate he’s going, at the rate he’s deteriorating, I don’t think that he’ll make it until May or June of this year,” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Monday, January 16, 2017 12:45:00 AM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "I would love to see the games. I think all the benefits are there," External link

CBC Wednesday, January 11, 2017 5:33:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan told : “It was time for there to be closure,” External link

CBSnews Wednesday, January 4, 2017 11:40:00 AM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "I do not feel that we should be putting a financial barrier on them to move around the city," "I think we have to take a look at a program that could be as drastic as allowing them to ride free on public transit" External link

CBC Tuesday, January 3, 2017 2:37:00 AM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "This is too much of a leap of faith," "I think it should be deferred. I'm not putting a motion on the floor. . . But every time I look at one of these things [resolutions] I'm wondering what did we approve" External link

CBC Wednesday, December 7, 2016 3:45:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "Possibly we should be looking at, recommending that people start looking at developments in places like the Valley and Walden and Falconbridge where we have water capacity as oppose to try to intensify and develop in the core of the city," External link

CBC Wednesday, November 23, 2016 1:12:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "I'm hearing a lot of concern out there that people would like to bring the level of volunteerism back up," "They would like to see the volunteers become the way they were at one point where we actually had waiting lists of people wanting to get on to these stations" External link

CBC Thursday, November 3, 2016 1:44:00 AM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "I'm hearing a lot of concern out there that people would like to bring the level of volunteerism back up," "They would like to see the volunteers become the way they were at one point where we actually had waiting lists of people wanting to get on to these stations" External link

CBC Thursday, November 3, 2016 1:00:00 AM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "I really think we are the front runners for this games. So if we're going to go forward, I want to, as a council, go forward saying we're going forward and, if we win it, we're going to pay for it come hell or high water," "If we can't raise the money outside of the municipality, we're going to have to dig into our reserves to pay it because the last thing we want to do is be the city that went bankrupt over the Canada Games" External link

CBC Wednesday, November 2, 2016 6:50:00 AM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "If we've got a certain level of services that we want to provide and we feel that we can't afford the increase than we have to cut back on services," "So we've got some tough things to discuss" External link

CBC Wednesday, October 12, 2016 12:31:00 AM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "It's like the old saying that if we've got a certain level of services that we want to provide and we feel that we can't afford the increase than we have to cut back on services," "So we've got some tough things to discuss" External link

CBC Tuesday, October 11, 2016 11:40:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "If this was a diagnosis given to us from a doctor, and we're going to continue doing what we've been doing, this is an end of life trajectory we're talking about," External link

CBC Wednesday, October 5, 2016 5:38:00 AM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "Some council is going to have to stop and say, 'We have to change something,'" "If we're not going to get the money, we have to change the way we're doing operations because we're already — just with roads and water, wastewater — a billion dollars behind" External link

CBC Tuesday, October 4, 2016 3:49:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "I think we have to do something to train everybody who wants to apply, who's qualified and make sure that we use them," External link

CBC Tuesday, October 4, 2016 2:29:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "This is the one chance we've got to take our entire city and have an impact across the city," External link

CBC Wednesday, September 21, 2016 2:42:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "This is the one chance we've got to take our entire city and have an impact across the city," External link

CBC Wednesday, September 21, 2016 12:45:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "I guess as we're going into budget, I know we're going to have this tug of war between do we put the money in road repair or do we put the money into other amenities, like art galleries and arenas?" External link

CBC Tuesday, September 20, 2016 7:06:00 PM EAT

Robert Kirwan said : "People I talk to really do want to protect our environment for our kids, but what they're saying is we don't need another bylaw," "We've got more bylaws on our books than you can shake a stick at" External link

CBC Thursday, July 14, 2016 11:23:00 PM EAT



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lawyer16.44%EN01/16/201716/01/2017
attorney9.59%EN01/15/201715/01/2017
Names Lang Count
Robert KirwanEN100.00%


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