Oct 8th, 2010
Letter to the Orillia Packet and Times October 6 2010Re: "Aware survey rejected," Oct. 1Firstly, I would like to state that I have no issue with the intentions of AWARE. I have spoken to many of the members on a number of occasions and did, in fact, attend one of their meetings that was held in Coldw...
Oct 3rd, 2010
By NATHAN TAYLOR, THE PACKET & TIMES October 1 2010 The West Oro Ratepayers Association (WORA) has not yet thrown its support behind a particular candidate in Oro-Medonte Township, despite incumbents' concerns to the contrary, an official says. ...
Oct 2nd, 2010
Questionnaire & Interview Results -- Oro-Medonte -- October 2 2010AWARE Oro-Medonte adopted a two-step process as a way to express the candidates’ views and positions to as wide an audience as possible. Both steps were, of course, optional. ...
Oct 2nd, 2010
AWARE survey rejected By NATHAN TAYLOR, THE PACKET & TIMES October 1 2010The majority of municipal election candidates in Oro-Medonte Township have refused to take part in a survey crafted by a citizens' group. ...
Sep 24th, 2010
Are candidates snubbing accountability and transparency? EDGAR ON, SEPTEMBER 23, 2010, AWARE Oro-Medonte news release - A number of Oro-Medonte candidates, including all but one incumbent, have chosen not to answer the election questionnaire sent out by AWARE Oro-Medonte, in an apparent snub of our ...
Sep 17th, 2010
By JENNIFER BURDEN, THE Orillia PACKET & TIMES September 14 2010Oro-Medonte Township will be under the same leadership for the next four years.Incumbent mayor Harry Hughes has been acclaimed to the top position after no one registered to run against him by Friday’s close of nominations.Cou...
Sep 16th, 2010
Oro-Medonte news release – September 8, 2010The Council of the Township of Oro-Medonte voted in favour of agreeing to a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between itself, the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA), and the Severn Sound Environmental Association (SSEA) that outlines the...
Sep 12th, 2010
By Kate Harries AWARE Simcoe – September 12 2010Is this the year people have woken up to the importance of the political decisions made on our behalf by members of municipal councils? There are races for almost every position in Simcoe County and record numbers of candidates in some areas.We do...
Sep 12th, 2010
Contrasting lessons in open government from Collingwood and Oro-MedonteBy Kate Harries AWARE Simcoe - September 12 2010Is this the year people have woken up to the importance of the political decisions made on our behalf by members of municipal councils? There are races for almost every position in S...
Sep 9th, 2010
Role of conservation authority centre of uproar By NATHAN TAYLOR Orillia PACKET & TIMES September 9 2010 Attempts to delay approval of an agreement between Oro-Medonte Township and its environmental partners didn't work at Wednesday's council meeting. ...