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 14th, 2014
From Tiny Parks and Recreation Associations The Tiny Parks and Recreation Associations are sponsoring an all-candidates meeting at Wyebridge Community Centre Tuesday October 14. Doors will be open at 6:30 and the meeting runs from 7:00 to 9:00. All candidates were invited. There will be a two minu...
Oct 13th, 2014
Tuesday October 7 5:30 pm (NOTE date change) Georgian Shores Swinging Seniors Club Sponsored by Southern Georgian Bay Chamber of Commerce More info Tuesday October 14, 7-9 pm Wyebridge Community Centre Sponsored by Tiny Parks and Recreation Associations Doors will be open at 6:30 Written questions w...
Oct 10th, 2014
AWARE News Network UPDATED Oct. 16 with open letter from Lawrence et al The word came down first from the powerful Federation of Tiny Township Shoreline Associations. On September 17 an item was posted in the online version of the organization’s publication, the Tiny Cottager. On October 8, an altern...
Oct 6th, 2014
Dumping waste on fields won’t work anymore, council hopefuls tell meeting By Jenni Dunning Midland Mirror TINY TOWNSHIP – Tiny Township must stop dumping its sewage onto fields and finally come up with a septage solution. That was the message from municipal election candidates during a Tuesday night ...
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...
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 22nd, 2014
From: Peter E Davenport Tiny Township Hello again, it’s ELECTION TIME! Of that – I’m well AWARE… Filed back in January ~ With the CANDIDATE – LIST, quite bare It’s been a quiet Summer ~ Compared to ‘twenty-ten’ Night & day, I’d dare to say But...
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...