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Feb 24th, 2017
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Mayor, deputy mayor and all councillors will be elected at-large in 2018 By Ian Burns Midland Mirror Voters in Penetanguishene will see a change to their ballot in the next municipal election. At its Feb. 22 meeting, council voted to abolish the town’s two electoral wards and move to an at-large syst...
Feb 23rd, 2017
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New Tecumseth Free Press Simcoe County’s Governance Committee, which hadn’t met since November 2015, reassembled last Friday for the first time, and approved sending forward to council a recommendation to tap a provincial mediator and begin negotiations with its 16 lower tier municipaliti...
Jan 27th, 2017
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Tay Township mayor acclaimed as chair of board of health Midland Mirror January 30 The Simcoe Muskoka District Board of Health acclaimed Tay Township Mayor Scott Warnock as chair at its Jan. 18 meeting. “I am honoured to be elected as the new chair of the board of health,” Warnock stated in a press r...
Dec 14th, 2016
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By Sara Carson Barrie Advance Applause greeted Simcoe County Warden Gerry Marshall at a ceremony Tuesday afternoon as he was acclaimed to lead county council for a second two-year term Marshall said he has grown very passionate about the role and was ready to fight for the position if another council...
May 14th, 2016
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 Mayor says council ‘confused’ over nature of motion By Ian Burns Midland Mirror Tempers flared at a Penetanguishene council meeting May 11 when members of council accused Mayor Gerry Marshall of “misleading” the public on the Main Street redevelopment. Coun. Dan LaRose read a letter on behalf of a m...
Mar 22nd, 2016
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Will help projects in Penetanguishene, Orillia, Collingwood and New Tecumseth By Ian Burns Midland Mirror SIMCOE COUNTY – The Ontario government is investing $5 million in Simcoe County infrastructure. Jeff Leal, minister of agriculture, food and rural affairs, was on hand to make the announcement Mo...
Feb 18th, 2016
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New Tecumseth Free Press Online  Simcoe County Warden Gerry Marshall was elected Vice-Chair of the Western Ontario Wardens’ Caucus (WOWC) at its Annual General Meeting held in Chatham on February 12. Warden Marshall, who is mayor of Penetanguishene, will continue to head up the SWIFT (South Wes...
Feb 13th, 2016
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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
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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 31st, 2016
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  Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte MP Alex Nuttall addresses the Greenbelt meeting Life is a pay-attention contest: Oakville Mayor Rob Burton By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Protecting the natural environment makes communities more livable, safeguards our food and water for the future and reinvigora...