Dec 9th, 2014
County of Simcoe news release County Council today elected Gerry Marshall, Mayor of the Town of Penetanguishene, to serve as Simcoe County Warden for 2015 and 2016. “I am honoured to be elected as Simcoe County Warden for 2015 and 2016,” said Warden Marshall. “I look forward to work...
Dec 7th, 2014
UPDATED twice on December 8 2014 Outspoken on issues of transparency and accountability By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Simcoe County elects a new warden on Tuesday. In the running are Basil Clarke, Ramara’s newly elected mayor, and second-term Penetanguishene Mayor Gerry Marshall. Councillors wil...
Nov 17th, 2014
I attended more than my fair share of all-candidates’ meetings during the recent municipal election. Here are a few good ideas gleaned from the campaign trail around the county. -Recorded votes: Make every council vote a recorded vote. This is an example of how electronic voting can serve democ...
Oct 20th, 2014
Township election page Mayor – Scott Warnock – 705-534-3933 (Incumbent) ACCLAIMED Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Deputy-Mayor – Bill Rawson – 705-534-3803 (Incumbent) ACCLAIMED Email: email@example.com Ward 1 – Nelson Baumgardner – 705-526-6334 (Incumbent) ...
Sep 16th, 2014
Midland Mirror TAY TOWNSHIP – Next month’s municipal election will be lacking in drama for residents of Tay Township. Scott Warnock, the incumbent mayor, and Bill Rawson, the deputy mayor, will both stand unopposed in the Oct. 27 vote. Read more ...
Apr 30th, 2014
Property values, impact on cattle among concerns raised By Jenni Dunning Midland Mirror TINY TOWNSHIP – Farmers in 15 massive tractors travelled up and down a Wyebridge road April 24 to protest a solar farm being built just metres away. The fields along Wood Road used to grow soybeans and oats, and ...
Apr 28th, 2014
By Brent Patterson Council of Canadians Tay is a township located in the southern Georgian Bay region of Ontario. On April 9, its 7-member municipal council voted for the township to become a blue community. The recommendation that went to council stated, “That the report dated March 19th, 2014...
Jan 8th, 2014
By Nikki Cole Midland Mirror PORT MCNICOLL – Gil Blutrich says he is prepared to walk away from Port McNicoll – taking a multimillion-dollar waterfront development and the SS Keewatin tourist attraction with him. “I am going to close the project down,” said the Skyline International Development Inc. ...
Apr 13th, 2013
Upset by approvals process, Skyline mulls taking historic steamship elsewhereBy Nikki Million-Cole Midland Mirror April 12 2013TAY TOWNSHIP – Less than 10 months after its heralded return to Port McNicoll, the SS Keewatin could be moving....