Dec 1st, 2018
In a historic first, mayors from Great Lakes cities and leadership of the Anishinabek Nation band together to oppose new rules for water withdrawals set to be approved by a U.S-based Compact. – Erika Engel/CollingwoodToday photo by: Erika Engel Barrie Today First Nations leaders and Canadian an...
Nov 16th, 2018
Speaking truth to power is not a conflict of interest for professional planners, board rules News release from Donnelly Law As the Globe and Mail reported on Nov 9, 2018, Mr. Victor Doyle MCIP, RPP has won his case against the Government of Ontario – he did not violate government ethics, his actions ...
Oct 11th, 2018
Lack of transparency on casino project Bifolchi statement October 11 2018 Kudos to Past Mayor Cal Patterson, along with staff members George Vadeboncoeur and Jenny Legget who deserve the credit for the Casino coming to Wasaga Beach. It was them who created great relationships with the OLG representat...
Sep 19th, 2018
Piles of wood chips mark the site of what was a mature hardwood forest. There is no indication of any farming activity since the clear-cutting in December, 2015. By Kate Harries AWARE News Network ‘Favoured’ and “non-favoured’ municipal election candidates are listed on an Oro-Medonte website – it co...
Sep 14th, 2018
Cal Patterson Municipality maintains there are no restrictive covenants on further development at Marlwood by Ian Adams Wasaga Sun September 12 2018 Wasaga Beach’s former mayor has stepped forward and into the middle of a dispute between the owner of a Wasaga Beach golf course and the people who live...
Sep 7th, 2018
Nina Bifolchi at the recent launch of her campaign to be elected mayor of Wasaga Beach AWARE News Network Wasaga Beach Deputy Mayor Nina Bifolchi, now running for the position of mayor, has posted on her website an account of her past four years as a member of the Wasaga Beach Town Council. She raise...
Aug 27th, 2018
Ransomware costs continue to climb for Wasaga Beach by Ian Adams Wasaga Sun August 27 2018 Wasaga Beach’s information technology department would not have been able to fend off this spring’s ransomware attack of the municipality’s computer network on its own. That’s the conclusion of Jason Green of H...
Aug 24th, 2018
Penetanguishene ‘surprised’ by Gerry Marshall’s abrupt resignation as mayor Resigned Aug. 22, started work as chief administrative officer in Wasaga Beach Aug. 23 by Gisele Winton Sarvis Midland Mirror August 24 2018 Town of Penetanguishene staff were “surprised” by the announcement...
Aug 22nd, 2018
News release from Wasaga Beach Today, Mayor Brian Smith announced that Gerry Marshall will serve as interim chief administrative officer for the Town of Wasaga Beach. “I am delighted that Gerry will be assisting us,” Mayor Smith said. “Gerry brings to the job energy and knowledge that I know will ser...
Aug 15th, 2018
News release from Wasaga Beach Today, Councillor Bill Stockwell tendered his resignation as a member of town council, effective immediately. “The reason is I will be moving to the East Coast to be closer to family at this time,” Councillor Stockwell said in a letter to Mayor Brian Smith. “I am gratef...