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Rodney Jackson

Rod Jackson is the President of iPi inc. a public affairs firm, former MPP, Councillor and fourth generation resident in the City of Barrie.

Recent Work by Rodney

<b>Opinion:</b> Here's to including everybody

Opinion: Here's to including everybody

Could Barrie be getting prepared to put on its big boy and girl pants?
<b>Opinion:</b> In defence of smartphones in the classroom

Opinion: In defence of smartphones in the classroom

Could we be taking away the biggest advantage students today have?
<b>Opinion:</b> On belt-tightening and our need for a university

Opinion: On belt-tightening and our need for a university

Can we continue to keep up the way things are?
<b>Opinion:</b> Is Barrie afraid to think big?

Opinion: Is Barrie afraid to think big?

Let's hope not. We've got a heck of a lot going for us
<b>Opinion:</b> There are 524 kids in this community we need to talk about

Opinion: There are 524 kids in this community we need to talk about

Is the child welfare system succeeding? Look at the statistics and the answer is pretty clear
<b>Opinion:</b> Potholes, wasted money and Barbarian hordes

Opinion: Potholes, wasted money and Barbarian hordes

What should Barrie learn from the ancient Romans and their roads?
<b>Opinion:</b> Let's talk about 'over-the-top' hockey parents

Opinion: Let's talk about 'over-the-top' hockey parents

Let's just let our kids play sports and have fun #realtalk
<b>Opinion:</b> Are we ready for legal pot at the local level?

Opinion: Are we ready for legal pot at the local level?

It could be tricky
Opinion: How lucky are we to be receiving a 25 per cent rebate on our hydro bills?

Opinion: How lucky are we to be receiving a 25 per cent rebate on our hydro bills?

75 per cent of all people who work in Barrie are employed by businesses with four or less employees. It is these employers that really feel the strain of growing overhead costs
<b>Opinion:</b> Barrie real estate — hot or not?

Opinion: Barrie real estate — hot or not?

Is the hot real estate market in Barrie something to be quickly investing in NOW or is it time to cash out and sail off into the sunset with a few bucks in your pocket?