Feb 23rd, 2016
And ‘tighten up your own ship before shifting the blame’ Letter sent to local media by Stephanie MacLellan, Beeton I grew up during the birth of internet technology but never became well-versed in it. I know the basics. Computers make things lightning fast and can hold an abundance of inf...
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 4th, 2016
By Mehreen Shahid, Orillia Packet & Times A Canadian women’s university will honour a local teen in April, and a Hollywood star will make the presentation. Maya Burhanpurkar, 16, of Oro-Medonte Township, will be honoured with the Emerging Award by University College Brescia in April. The aw...
Jan 25th, 2016
By Frank Matys Orillia Today January 22 2016 Oro-Medonte council wants greater leeway to recoup costs from residents who lodge freedom of information requests – a move critics say would discourage residents from digging into township matters. Last year, the township incurred close to $60,000 in costs...
Jan 12th, 2016
AWARE News Network A free public event to discuss issues surrounding Simcoe’s water, farmland and natural heritage systems ,and how we can protect these important resources through expanding the Greenbelt in Simcoe County. Saturday, January 30, 2016, 9:30-11:30 am Liberty North, 100 Caplan Avenue, Ba...
Jan 4th, 2016
By Dave Dawson Orillia Packet & Times When it comes to planning matters, Oro-Medonte Township has a less-than-stellar record in recent years. The development of Burl’s Creek could be used as a case study for all the wrong reasons; the transition from a little-used park to a major destinatio...