Feb 16th, 2017
Town staff tout flexibility, elimination of barriers By Ian Burns Midland Mirror Midland residents may have a new way to have their voice heard in the upcoming municipal election. Town staff are recommending a transition to an online/telephone voting method for the 2018 election. “This method offers ...
Nov 19th, 2016
By Ian Burns Midland Mirror MIDLAND – The next municipal election is nearly two years away, but Midland council is beginning to look at possibilities for the future – including ranked ballots and the end of the ward system. Councillors considered a staff report on elections at Monday’s general ...
Aug 18th, 2016
Simcoe North MP Bruce Stanton will host town hall meetings in Orillia (held August 17) and Midland to provide local residents the opportunity to share their thoughts on reforming the federal electoral system. In Midland: Wednesday, September 7th , 6:00PM-8:00PM North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Cent...
Mar 1st, 2016
I don’t get it! Environmental Conundrums From Midland Cultural Centre Loved by audiences across Canada for making complex scientific issues understandable, meaningful, and fun, Bob McDonald is in high demand. A fixture in broadcasting for more than 30 years, he is currently the host of CBC Radi...
Feb 13th, 2016
Rethinking citizen engagement in Peterborough will ‘knock your socks off’ Peterborough This Week February 3 2016 One of Canada’s leading voices for citizen engagement and new approaches to planning is coming to Peterborough on Feb. 10, as guest speaker and “provocateur” at two events hosted by local ...
Feb 10th, 2016
From OurMidland.ca At 3pm today the appeal documents pertaining to the County of Simcoe’s decision to approve Midland’s Official Plan Amendment (OPA#8) were filed with the County of Simcoe clerks. This second appeal follows an existing appeal of Midland’s passing of two bylaws that saw the Official P...
Feb 10th, 2016
Beausoleil First Nation Open Letter To Minister Of Health February 10, 2016 Dr. Eric Hoskin Minister of Health and Long Term Care 10th floor, Hepburn Block 80 Grosvenor Street Toronto, Ontario, M7A 2C4 Re: LHIN Recommendations for Georgian Bay General Hospital Greetings Minister Hoskins: My name is R...
Jan 27th, 2016
By Ian Burns Midland Mirror MIDLAND – Midland council has put off until Feb. 1 a decision on hiring a temporary CAO to replace the recently departed Carolyn Tripp. It was revealed last week that Tripp had left her position as CAO. The reason for her departure has not been revealed publicly. During a ...
Jan 26th, 2016
By Andrew Philips Orillia Packet & Times Midland will soon welcome one CEO, while another top administrator has suddenly left her post. But some residents aren’t happy with what they see as a less-than-transparent hiring process as the Midland Public Library board unveiled its choice to lea...