Oct 11th, 2018
Letter to the Editor from Allan Baker, Oro Medonte An acquaintance wrote as follows to the Clerk at Oro-Medonte challenging the validity of granting Third Party Advertiser status to the controversial Friends of Oro-Medonte. Dear Ms. Way, as you by now undoubtedly know that 2649998 Ontario Ltd, operat...
Oct 4th, 2018
Karen Spring takes food into La Tolva for Edwin Espinal and Raul Alvarez from Janet Spring October 11 2018 The Simcoe County Honduras Rights Monitor Committee urges you to read, sign and share the House of Commons e-petition on the Political Prisoners in Honduras. petition e-1868 was initiated by Jan...
Oct 3rd, 2018
Dylan Radcliffe Voter still leery of online voting option by Joelle Kovach Peterborough Examiner The city’s webpage for online voting acquired a new security feature on Wednesday morning, a day after a city voter raised concerns about security on the site. As of Wednesday there was a new secure...
Sep 28th, 2018
By Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press OTTAWA — Canada has slipped six places to 55th spot on an annual list of global freedom-of-information rankings, and is now tied with Bulgaria and Uruguay. The Halifax-based Centre for Law and Democracy and human rights organization Access Info Europe publis...
Sep 27th, 2018
Update from the Collingwood Judicial Inquiry In preparation for the public hearings, Inquiry counsel have begun meeting and interviewing participants, potential witnesses and others who have information about the subject of the Inquiry. That process started on September 4, 2018. This important step a...
Sep 9th, 2018
Oro-Medonte mayoral candidate Sandy Agnew and supporter Susan Woods share a joke at a campaign rally yesterday. -AWARE Simcoe photo By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Around 50 people turned out for a good-humoured and optimistic rally to launch Sandy Agnew’s campaign for the mayoralty of Oro-Medonte...
Aug 24th, 2018
New Tecumseth Free Press Online Simcoe County’s expropriation of 0.045 acres of property in July 2012 as part of its Cty Rd 50 road widening project could end up costing the upper tier upwards of $200,000 once all the final bills are factored into the costs and damages the OMB awarded to the pr...
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 11th, 2018
By Ian Adams Wasaga Sun A Creemore man has taken his request for Clearview Township to provide copies of municipal documents in an accessible format to the province. It’s the latest chapter in a saga between Peter Lomath and the municipality that includes a decision by council to apply the township’s...