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Municipal Elections Matter! meeting a success

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Nov 13th, 2017
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Claire Malcolmson (Campaign Fairness), Mike Schreiner (Green Party) and Janet Budgell (Concerned Citizens in Adjala-Tosorontio) -Lake Simcoe Living photo

Municipal Elections Matter panellists included Claire Malcolmson (Campaign Fairness), Mike Schreiner (Ontario Green Party) and Janet Budgell (Concerned Citizens in Adjala-Tosorontio) -Lake Simcoe Living photo

From the Lake Simcoe Association

A strong group of engaged citizens who want to make changes for the better attended the Oct. 21 Municipal Elections Matter! public meeting, organized by the Lake Simcoe Association. (See a report on the meeting in the 2017 Holiday Season issue of Lake Simcoe Living Magazine, available online at http://www.lakesimcoeliving.com.)

The next steps in this continuing conversation about municipal elections in Lake Simcoe-area municipalities need to be determined.

One suggestion is to find a community-based organization in each Lake Simcoe-area municipality that would be willing to plan a local meeting to attract local candidates, campaigners, citizen activists and voters. They would be provided with a model that could be supported, or given support in holding workshop(s) to address their issues.

If you have any suggestions or ideas re: next steps, please email info@lakesimcoeassociation.org.

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