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Oct 23rd, 2010
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By Raymond Bowe - The Barrie Examiner October 23 2010Judging by the number of Barrie voters who have used advanced polls, this could be one of the better turnouts for a city election. ...
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Oct 21st, 2010
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By AILEEN CARROLL MPP Barrie Examiner October 21 2010Barrie's future growth and prosperity will be very much impacted by the decisions voters will make in the upcoming Oct. 25 municipal election especially by their choice for mayor.While the mayor is just one vote at council, that candidate's politic...
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Oct 21st, 2010
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UPDATED with link to videoBy Kate Harries AWARE Simcoe October 20 2010More than 400 Barrie residents heard two of their candidates for mayor – Rob Hamilton and Jeff Lehman - debate environmental and neighbourhood issues in a thoughtful and respectful manner yesterday.The rest of the Barrie mayoral ca...
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Oct 21st, 2010
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Lehman less than five per cent behindBarrie Advance October 19 2010BARRIE – Ex-MPP and former Barrie councillor Joe Tascona is the leading candidate by just under five per cent, according to an ElectRight telephone poll conducted last night.The poll, commissioned by the Barrie Advance and Kool FM, as...
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Oct 21st, 2010
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By Janis Ramsay Barrie Advance Oct 20, 2010 BARRIE – Candidates have been on the firing line recently, as citizen’s groups have grilled them on local issues. Lisa Gleva, a member of Barrie Citizens Connecting, said they e-mailed questions to get voters interested in the election.“A group of us ...
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Oct 20th, 2010
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By Bob Bruton Barrie Examiner October 20 2010When is an all-candidates debate not so great? When more than half the candidates aren’t there, that’s when.Mike Ramsay, Carl Hauck, Dave Aspden, Darren Roskam and Joe Tascona didn’t attend Tuesday’s mayors debate at Barrie Central ...
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Oct 19th, 2010
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Simcoe.com October 18 2010The Topic sent a list of five questions to all of the candidates for Bradford West Gwillimbury council and asked them to respond via e-mail.The candidates were given 200 words to respond to each question.Here are the responses of Ward 4 candidates Meade Helman and Carl Hordy...
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Oct 19th, 2010
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By NICKI CRUICKSHANK BARRIE EXAMINER October 19 2010A community activist group's questionnaire is stirring up some response from election candidates.But the numbers aren't where group leader Lisa Gleva wanted them."I really wish everybody running took this fantastic opportunity to respond," said Glev...
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Oct 18th, 2010
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By BOB BRUTON, BARRIE EXAMINER October 18 2010Two candidates for Barrie’s next mayor are ahead of the pack, says a recent — but already controversial — election poll.Commissioned by Jeff Lehman, the survey says Lehman and Joe Tascona each have the support of roughly a quarter of pol...
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Oct 14th, 2010
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Laurie Watt – Simcoe.com Oct 14, 2010BARRIE – Do the math – then imagine. Look up, way up, as Barrie becomes home to 70,000 more people by 2031.Take half the city – and add it to the present population. Put 28,000 of them within the current built-up area – and the rest in the newly [&hell...