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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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Oct 27th, 2014
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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 26th, 2014
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From Don Allen You will have received and or heard of Collins, McLean and Geurgis’ recent flyers making allegations regarding Bill French and a slate of candidates. First off – there is no slate of candidates, but rather, some fresh-minded, impartial and experienced candidates wanting to ...
Oct 24th, 2014
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By Bill French Having attended most of the council meetings of the last six years, I was awaiting for the true colours of Guergis, Collins and McLean  to surface at some point in this election. The mailings in the last few days confirmed my thinking. All three of them have made the Midhurst Secondary...
Oct 24th, 2014
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In Midhurst, residents say a ‘special rule’ allows sprawl and developers are preparing to put shovels in the ground, but the fight isn’t over By: Rachel Mendleson Toronto Star In a rural village in Simcoe County, concerned residents have turned the municipal election into a referendum on ...
Oct 23rd, 2014
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Oct 23rd, 2014
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News release from AWARE Simcoe AWARE Simcoe is endorsing Rob Keffer as the best candidate for Mayor of Bradford West Gwillimbury. Rob Keffer understands the importance of protecting farmland and the natural environment. He is committed to fiscal responsibility and has already worked to rein in high r...
Oct 20th, 2014
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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...