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Georgina candidates state position on protecting North Gwillimbury Forest

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Sep 20th, 2018
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from North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance

We asked the candidates for election to Georgina Town Council the following question:

Do you believe the Town of Georgina should take all the necessary actions to ensure that the proposed Maple Lake Estates residential development is NOT built on the Paradise Beach-Island Grove Provincially Significant Wetland in the North Gwillimbury Forest?

Candidates for Mayor
Boris Godzinevski and Margaret Quirk said “yes” to our question.
Susan Jagminas did not respond to our questionnaire.

Candidates for Regional Councillor
Naomi Davison and Rob Grossi said “yes” to our question. Lee Dale did not indicate “yes” or “no” in his response.

Candidates for Ward 1
Charlene Biggerstaff said “yes” to our question. Mike Waddington and Glenn Wittenberg did not respond to our questionnaire.

Candidates for Ward 4
Wayne Phillips, Frank Sebo and Greta Zinck said “yes” to our question.

Candidates in Wards 2, 3 & 5 were acclaimed.

To see the candidates’ complete responses, please click here. 

AWARE Simcoe note: councillors from Barrie, Bradford West Gwillimbury, Innisfil, New Tecumseth, Orillia and Oro-Medonte serve on the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority which voted in favour of the development.  Ramara is entitled to a representative but has not sent one. Link to board list

 

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