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...
Nov 8th, 2014
Mayor – Leo Losereit 1473 – Mary Small Brett 1807 Deputy Mayor – Mark Loranger 156 – Ken Pratt 1440 – Doug Little 1627 Ward 1 – Floyd Pinto 387 – Steve Wynnyk 176 Ward 2 – Shirley Brennan 227 – Ambrose Keenan 415 Ward 3 – Chantale Gagnon 12...
Oct 28th, 2014
Alliston Herald ADJALA-TOSORONTIO – Mary Small Brett is the new mayor of Adjala-Tosorontio. She has been on council for 14 years (10 years as councillor and four years as deputy mayor). For deputy mayor, Doug Little is returning to the seat. The veteran municipal politician has 10 years experie...
Oct 27th, 2014
It’s Election Day. I’m going to vote. The old-fashioned way – I’m actually going there, to a polling station, to mark a “traditional” paper ballot. This tradition, with all its attendant safeguards – a live body that shows up in person, with proof of identity, voting in a public venue under the...
Oct 20th, 2014
UPDATE :Two envelopes, one wit the voter notification card and PIN number and one with the password, were delivered by Canada Post to many addresses across Springwater on October 24, the Friday before the Monday election. By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Electors in Springwater may have concerns ab...
Oct 20th, 2014
Township election page Mayor – Leo Losereit 705-435-7414 firstname.lastname@example.org website leoformayor.ca Questionnaire answers: at-losereit – Mary Small Brett 519-941-5828 email@example.com Questionnaire answers: at-small brett2 Deputy Mayor – Mark Loranger 905-724-1100 oranger.ma...
Oct 16th, 2014
By Laurie Watt Barrie Advance Barrie will continue to rely on adding polls at convenient locations, such as recreation centres, and at more times, rather than on offering Internet voting, city clerk Dawn McAlpine says. “For larger municipalities, Internet voting is very, very costly. You have to sen...
Oct 6th, 2014
By Brad PritchardAlliston Herald ADJALA-TOSORONTIO – The Everett Secondary Plan dominated the discussion at the first all-candidates meeting for the Adjala-Tosorontio municipal election. Tuesday night’s two-hour meeting at the Everett Legion organized by the Adjala-Tosorontio Residents’ Associa...
Oct 5th, 2014
By Kate Harries AWARE News Network A group of Clearview citizens has collected data on the township’s finances and organized it in a get-it-at-a-glance graphic style. Much of the data is taken from the Financial Information Returns, publicly available audited reports that municipalities are obliged t...