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 5th, 2014
OPP investigation, casino, debt, recreational facilities top of mind at Collingwood meeting By Kate Harries AWARE News Network The yet-to-be completed Ontario Provincial Police investigation into allegations of corruption at town hall has, in the words of one of the mayoral candidates, left “a stain ...
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
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 4:00pm – 10:45pm Location: 490 Ontario Street On Wednesday October 1st, the Collingwood Chamber of Commerce along with The Collingwood Connection, Rogers TV, 97.7 The Beach, The Enterprise Bulletin and 95.1 The Peak will be holding an All Candidates Meeting for the C...
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...