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Oct 4th, 2018
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 27th, 2018
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from the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority New Lowell Dam Safety Review The board approved the use of funds to support a safety review of the New Lowell Dam in Clearview. The dam, built in 1967, requires a safety review every 10 years. The project will cost $51,000, with half of the funds com...
Aug 24th, 2018
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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
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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
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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...
Jul 26th, 2018
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Leilani Farha, executive director of Canada Without Poverty, which won a key Charter challenge in court this week -CBC News By Dean Beeby CBC News July 17, 2018 An Ontario judge has pulled the rug out from the Canada Revenue Agency’s political-activity audits of Canadian charities, ruling the I...