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Brian Bigger
Greater Sudbury Mayor

86% registered voters did not vote for Bigger. 


Campaign for Free and Fair Election
Election rigged by Bigger and his corrupt administrators
301 Days and counting

August 13, 2019

Bigger administration lost the appeal
Commissioner ordered City to release access decisions

Bigger: Corruption, Deception and Manipulation

Bigger administration has not made any progress towards good governance & transparency

The City of Greater Sudbury issued a single decision in response to two access requests that it received under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The city’s decision was to refuse to process the requests on the basis they were frivolous or vexatious pursuant to section 4(1)(b) of the Act. The adjudicator finds that the requests are not frivolous or vexatious and orders the city to issue access decisions responding to both of them.

Fowke and Labelle led the City’s administration mafia attempting to conceal information from the public. A new manager who was added to corrupt administration Adam Kosnick, coordinated with Labelle and Fowke during the proceedings and their efforts were successfully defeated.  

According to leaked information, Fowke spent $1,501,635.49 between October 2013 to March 31, 2018 for employment matters to external legal services. The City has its own legal division with 7 lawyers and costs taxpayers over two million dollars annually.

Please read the decision here.

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Latest Leaks

Released on January 06, 2019 at 14:00 hrs EDT

Fowke and Labelle on a witch hunt
Leaked documents reveal secret dealings over City contracts

Leaked documents from Legal Services division database

Fowke: Incompetent and negligence

According to leak documents from the City, Adam Kosnick a newly added manager to the corrupt regime, forced employees in his division to sign affidavits confirming that they have not given any secret contract details (information) to WikiLeaks Sudbury. 

Kosnick: doing dirty laundry

The City is engaged in a legal battle with Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner’s office with regards to access information for external legal and employments contracts between Kevin Fowke (Corporate and Services General Manager) and Eric Labelle (City Solicitor and Clerk).

Fowke and Labelle are facing allegations that involved in election fraud to gain benefit for mayor Brian Bigger.

Now, proceedings had been moved to the ‘Order’ stage and taxpayers will have access to secret contracts details soon. WikiLeaks Sudbury will release information as soon as they become available. Read More


Released on October 23, 2018 at 21:40 EDT

Election Rigged: Bigger’s re-election was 'A Tragedy'  

Brian Bigger (incumbent mayor) has been voted (defrauded) in for a second term as Greater Sudbury’s mayor. 
However, 71.68% Sudbury taxpayers are voted against Bigger and his fiscal policy.

Released on October 22, 2018 at 23:00 EDT

Election rigged…
City clerk and solicitor Labelle accountable for election fraud

Ed Archer (CAO) left and Eric Labelle (City Solicitor) right

City clerk and solicitor Eric Labelle must be held accountable for voter fraud and should be fired immediately. This is an ideal example of incompetence, a culture of corruption and manipulation at Tom Davies Square that involves politicians and management. They are immoral and unethical.

After several hours of technical difficulties with the electronic voting system, the system crashed around 5:22 pm. The City had to extend voting for another day, until Tuesday October 23 at 8 pm. 

It seems that the data has been compromised.  

Sudbury Citizens are demanding a full explanation by bureaucrats who put this process in place and why there was no backup plan.

Sudbury is not ready to accept a corrupt bureaucrat City solicitor, Labelle's explanation and Bigger administration must provide answers to taxpayers. We must not forget that Bigger denied public access to Labelle's employment contract. 

This well-coordinated election fraud orchestrated by powerful groups in the City hall, who refused to answer corruption allegations. 

Democracy will prevail.  

Released on October 05, 2018 at 20:00 EDT

Bigger's political troubles deepen

Brian Bigger seeking second mandate as approval rating continually dropping

Secret Contracts Raise Eyebrows
Privacy Commissioner Investigates Access to Employment Contracts

With reference to leaked documents from legal services division,  WikiLeaks Sudbury confirms that Sudbury mayor Brian Bigger has full knowledge of General Manager Corporate Services Kevin Fowke and City Solicitor Eric Labelle’s employment contracts.

The Bigger administration has denied public access to the contracts, prompting a complaint to Ontario’s Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner.

Leaked document from Legal services division (click here)

The secret contracts have raised eyebrows among concerned citizens about the operation of City Hall. Critics worry the scandal demonstrates Bigger’s unwillingness or inability to control his administration and is just the latest example of a civic government in disarray.  Read More

Released on September 07, 2018 at 16:00 EDT

Fowke led corrupt bureaucrats scamming tax dollars
Privacy commissioner to investigate City hall legal expenses complaint

WikiLeaks Sudbury has uncovered that a large number of tax dollars has been spent to cover-up incompetent of City bureaucrats. Ken Fowke, General Manager Corporate services, and Eric Lablle, City Solicitor were involved with this scandal. Fowke and Labelle were generous to arrange millions of dollars worth retainers with legal firms and benefitted from the kick back and pocketed thousands of tax dollars. WikiLeaks Sudbury follows all leads available to uncover and obtain full access to the records, specifically tax dollars paid for labour and employment matters. Read More

Released on June 15, 2018 22:12 EDT
Tag # 703

Fowke paid over $100,000 as legal fees to Toronto lawyer for matter related to labour and employment. 
Fowke back pocketed thousand of tax dollars.
Karen Matthies’s statement leaked.

The leaked documents from the human resources division revealed that Fowke paid over $100,000.00 as legal fees to one of the labour and employment matters. Karen Matthies, a former Human Resources coordinator, provided this information to the Greater Sudbury Police services. According to the report, resolution to the dispute cost only $20.00. The taxpayers were scammed by Fowke and legal services division to spend over $100,000 and back pocketed thousand of tax dollars. Read more

Released on May 07, 2018 00:12 EDT
Tag # 702

Fowke’s puppet show: Waste of Tax dollars and corruption

Fowke: Incompetent and negligence

Fired: Benkovich is no more. Water gate scandal unfolding.  

Benkovich: Corrupt practices

Man who wasted thousands of tax dollars finally has gone from the City hall . He tried many times and took any possible chances to extend his contract. However, all of his attempts were unsuccessful. Benkovich has become a symbol of incompetence and waste of tax dollars. He contracted out water and wastewater emergency maintenance service and scammed millions of tax dollars. Initially, the contract was awarded for only $200,000.00, later on it was  increased to over $ 1.5 million. However, Benkovich made  sure to reimburse over $60,000 for his additional expenses from tax dollars. Stay tuned more information to follow.

Incompetent Fowke and Nepotism

Benkovich’s corrupt practices are not limited to extending underhand contract deals. In order to give  his son-in-law a post in the system, Benkovich fired one of the employees from Whanapitate Water plant. Under Fowke’s watch, Benkovich hired his son-in-law to fill the vacancy within 24 hours. Former director of human resources division, Kevin Fowke, now is City’s General Manager, failed to control these corrupt practices. Sudbury tax payers were doomed and their sons and daughters were not able to reach out any job opportunity in the City hall. Fowke created a family business in City hall and now infiltrated into the Bigger administration. His corrupt practices continue.

Millions of dollars for Labour and employment external legal fees

Fowke is generous to give away millions of tax dollars as legal fees for labor and employment services.  Fowke’s department paid Sudbury based legal firm over 9 million dollars and Toronto based legal firm another over million dollars. Under his watch, labour and employment legal cost was sky rocketed. Large amount of tax dollars wasted. Every year, City has owned legal services department consumed over 1.5 million tax dollars which consists of expenses for lawyers and support staff. Read More