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Oct 24th, 2016
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Updated AWARE Network News The Ontario Municipal Board hearing into the bonus Chiarelli population allocations to be deployed in Springwater came to an abrupt end today, after Simcoe County lawyers presented a letter detailing an agreement reached with the Township of Springwater. They noted that nei...
Nov 3rd, 2015
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Elmvale Fall Fair The 155th celebration was exactly that. It had all the usual activities, displays, competitions and fun for everyone. The organizers again need to be congratulated for another successful event. The parade was great and I thank Councillor Ritchie for arranging for the wagon float for...
Jul 6th, 2015
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Former Springwater DM applies for audit of mayor’s election expenses Note: An earlier posting stated that the committee would meet Thursday July 9 at 1 pm and 3 pm. That has now been changed to Monday July 20 at 9 am and 10 am, with time held in reserve Tuesday July 21 if required. AWARE News [...
Nov 17th, 2014
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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
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Mayor Linda Collins 2468 Bill French 3426 Elected Tony Guergis 581 Deputy Mayor Don Allen 3133 Elected Dan McLean 2811 Les Stewart 408 Ward 1 Katy Austin 537 Elected Julie Columbus 253 Donna Kenwell 454 Ward 2 Barry McGrady 246 Perry Ritchie 811 Elected Ward 3 Jennifer Coughlin 821 Elected Connie Spe...
Oct 29th, 2014
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By Susan Swail Environmental Defence Greenbelt Program Manager On Monday night, as election results were tallied across the GTA, there was at least one trend: where citizens were engaged on development issues incumbents often lost and new greener councils were elected. This isn’t surprising given tha...
Oct 28th, 2014
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from Midhurst Ratepayers’ Association via Change.org petition update Despite the character assassinations, splashy ads from the developers and their friends, the PEOPLE of Springwater and Midhurst spoke loud and clear. We elected a new mayor, and a new deputy mayor. Out of our list of 5 endorse...
Oct 28th, 2014
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By Cheryl Browne Barrie Examiner SPRINGWATER TWP. – Times they are a changin’ in Springwater. A new mayor, deputy mayor and two newly elected council members with a new agenda will take the reins after a huge upset in the municipal election on Monday. Newly elected mayor Bill French defea...
Oct 28th, 2014
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Across Simcoe County, voters make clear they want change By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Updated October 29, 2014 Anti-sprawl candidates have swept to office in two battleground municipalities in Simcoe County. Not even a message from Premier Kathleen Wynne could save the pro-development incumbent...
Oct 28th, 2014
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