Oct 20th, 2014
Town election page Mayor Doug White 905-775-0764 email@example.com website Hernan Burgos 905-775-5653 firstname.lastname@example.org website Rob Keffer 905-939-7368 email@example.com website Questionnaire answers: bwg-keffer Deputy Mayor Carl Hordyk 905-775-8674 firstname.lastname@example.org Jame...
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 2nd, 2014
By Miriam King Bradford Times It was standing room only for the first “All Candidates” Meeting, organized by the Bradford Board of Trade and Holland Marsh Growers’ Association, and held upstairs at the old Bradford Arena, September 29. The meeting was for Mayoral and Deputy Mayoral candidates only, w...
Oct 2nd, 2014
By Dominik Kurek Bradford West Gwillimbury Topic The Bradford West Gwillimbury mayoral candidates debated local issues such as job creation, taxes and seniors housing at an all-candidates meeting Monday at the Bradford & District Memorial Community Centre. The meeting was hosted by the Bradford B...
Sep 29th, 2014
Who’s keeping your politicians honest? Well, that’s your job, to keep an eye on what they’re up to. Democracy isn’t just about casting a vote at election time, it’s about remaining involved in the government of your community. But what if your politicians duck behind closed doors so you have no idea ...
Sep 29th, 2014
Experienced local leader outlines a better plan forward Keffer campaign news release BRADFORD–Mayoral candidate, local farmer and businessman, and current deputy mayor Rob Keffer proved this evening that he is the best candidate to steward residents’ hard-earned tax dollars while building a better to...
Sep 25th, 2014
by Mark Brosens The Inside Agenda blog With a population of about 30,000 people, Bradford West Gwillimbury is a relatively small municipality on the fringe of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). However, the town, located 60 kilometres north of downtown Toronto is growing quickly relative to its size. A...
Sep 22nd, 2014
By Meade Helman I see and hear things in the election here in Bradford that make my eye twitch. We have a total of 27 candidates in this election. Seven of those are currently on council. Of the remaining 20 only 5 attend council regularly since they declared their interest in running. Those attendin...
Sep 19th, 2014
One of the questions on the questionnaire AWARE Simcoe has sent out to candidate is: If elected, will you support the creation of a lobby registry for local and County government? Some candidates – those new to the workings of municipal government – have asked for more information about what w...
Sep 18th, 2014
By Miriam King Bradford Times Rob Keffer launched his Mayoral campaign in front of a packed auditorium at St. John’s Presbyterian Church in Bradford, on September 12. It was standing room only, as supporters enjoyed a free BBQ, horse-drawn wagon rides, and listened to speeches by the candidate and su...