Jul 27th, 2010
By Nathan Taylor Orillia Packet and Times July 26 2010 and the opinions even more so -- during a meeting Saturday in Coldwater, but one theme was consistent: Change is needed in Simcoe County. "We've been so complacent, and I include myself in this," Don Morgan told a crowd of about 50 that attended...
Jul 22nd, 2010
By IAN MCINROY Barrie Examiner July 22 2010A new grassroots organization holding a public meeting in Coldwater this weekend wants to make the public aware of its desire for more government accountability. Elect to protect is the motto of AWARE Simcoe (Action Watch Affecting Residents Everywhere). Fou...
Jul 13th, 2010
By Douglas Glynn Midland Free Press July 14 2010A grass roots organization -spawned by the 2009 battle against dump Site 41 -is mobilizing people across Simcoe County in an effort to challenge the political status quo, especially the 32 mayors and deputy mayors seeking re-election Oct. 25. ...
Jul 12th, 2010
July 13 2010 — AWARE Simcoe chose its first executive board at its fourth public meeting, held Saturday in Penetanguishene. Members are Mariane Cancilla of Barrie, Robert Keffer of Bradford West Gwillimbury, Susan Antler of Essa, Don Morgan of Midland, Nickolas Rowe and Ann Truyens of Oro-Medon...
Jul 10th, 2010
Saturday July 10, 201010 am to 12:30 pmRoyal Canadian Legion2 Poyntz St., PenetanguisheneRefreshments, including home baked goodies providedThis is the fourth in a series of public meetings being held in Simcoe County Future meetings are July 10-Penetang, July 24-Severn, August-ClearviewFor more info...
Jul 9th, 2010
AWARE Simcoe meeting July 10 2010AgendaOpening remarks Peter Humenuk, La Cle d’la BaieOPEN FORUMPolicy Statement, part 2, discussionElection of Board membersGetting organizedAdjournmentNetworking...
Jul 9th, 2010
MISSION STATEMENTAWARE Simcoe (Action Watch Affecting Residents Everywhere) is a non-partisan citizens’ group that works for transparency and accountability in government and to protect water, the environment and health. POLICY POSITIONS FOR ELECTION 2010 1. TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITYA. In-Camer...
Jun 13th, 2010
By Kate Harries – Opinion – Bradford Times May 12 2010“It’s a done deal.”How often do we hear that, when a decision comes out of nowhere to dramatically change the way of life in our community? It’s a done deal, we hear, for the Holland Marsh peaker plant. The Lake Simcoe Region Conservat...
Jun 13th, 2010
By Kate Harries WaterWatch May 2 2010The new player on the Simcoe County political scene is AWARE.AWARE stands for Action Watch Affecting Residents Everywhere. The name represents the need for citizens to be involved in local government snd understand what decisions are being taken on their behalf.It...