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Sep 17th, 2010
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Mayoral candidates couldn’t be more different in style and substanceBy Nicole Million Simcoe.com Sep 15, 2010MIDLAND – The race for mayor in Midland is a study in contrasts.In one corner is incumbent Jim Downer, a former butcher whose 17 years on council have stamped him as a meat-and-potatoes populi...
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Sep 17th, 2010
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By Nicole Million Simcoe.com Sep 15, 2010MIDLAND – The 2010 municipal election is being dubbed a historic one by many running for office, and both candidates for deputy mayor in Midland are hoping to nab their place in that history. ...
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Sep 11th, 2010
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By DOUGLAS GLYNN Midland Free Press September 8 2010When Midland Mayor Jim Downer met Brad Duguid in Toronto recently he handed the Liberal cabinet minister a document dealing with an issue he asked to have expedited.The document was a year-old request from Midland and Penetanguishene seeking "urban ...
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Sep 8th, 2010
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By NATHAN TAYLOR, QMI AGENCY September 8 2010Oro-Medonte Township will consider changes to its working relationship with a conservation authority at a meeting Wednesday night, but one councillor says the public hasn't been given sufficient time to review what's being recommended. ...
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Sep 4th, 2010
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News release from the Gord McKat campaign - September 3 2010Midlanders receive a lot of services from our Town – everything from fire protection, to policing, to sports programs and indirectly, waste pick-up. These services help make Midland a great place to live. ...
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Aug 2nd, 2010
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Safe Communities Midland has left questions unanswered, says McKayBy Travis Mealing Midland Mirror July 29 1010MIDLAND – No one around the Midland council table has spoken out against public safety, but a community group dedicated to that very goal is having difficulty securing municipal funding. ...
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Jul 31st, 2010
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Midland Mirror July 28 2010MIDLAND – Coun. Stephan Kramp is hoping Midland voters will give him a promotion in the next municipal election. ...
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Jul 14th, 2010
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Downer fires back after jab about his leadership skillsBy Nicole Million Midland Mirror May 12 2010MIDLAND – Gord McKay has come out swinging in his bid for mayor.McKay, a Midland councillor for the past four years, threw down the gauntlet by calling out Mayor Jim Downer for alleged poor leadership.“...
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Jun 14th, 2010
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By Douglas Glynn Midland Free Press May 20 2010“Take me on, but be factual!” That’s Mayor Jim Downer’s response to comments made in a statement issued last week by Ward 2 councillor Gordon McKay who announced his candidacy for mayor. “I won’t get critical of any in...
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Jun 14th, 2010
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By DOUGLAS GLYNN June 2 20101The race for mayor wasn’t listed on town council’s official agenda last week. But in a bizarre, Twilight Zone kind of twist, it became part of a discussion under “news business.” (In case you hadn’t heard, Coun. Gordon McKay is challenging Ma...