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Wasaga Beach

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              Foster, David              2073 Patterson, Cal            2046  Smith, Brian           5311  Deputy Mayor              Bifolchi, Nina         4987 Cerantola, Gary          4275  Council   Anderson, R          3608  Bray, Sylvia           4798 Campbell, […]...
Oct 28th, 2014
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By Michael Gennings Collingwood Enterprise Bulletin  Brian Smith will be Wasaga Beach’s new mayor. Smith beat incumbent Cal Patterson, who was after a fourth term and Deputy Mayor David Foster, who was hoping to move up. Nina Bifolchi, a current councillor, will be the town’s new deputy m...
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 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 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 22nd, 2014
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By Kate Harries AWARE NewsNetwork In a September 30 report to Mono Council, Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority  member Fred Nix details extraordinary  features of the process used in an conducting an efficiency audit of the authority. Board members have not been allowed to have copies of the e...
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...
Oct 20th, 2014
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Town election page  Mayor Cal Patterson 705-429-4247 cal@calpatterson.com David Foster 705-441-2211 david@davidfosterformayor.com. website davidfosterformayor.com Questionnaire answers:  wb-foster Brian Smith 705-422-0963 brian@briansmithformayor.com website  Deputy Mayor Nina Bifolchi 705-352-6571 n...
Oct 19th, 2014
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AWARE News Network Voters in Springwater can evaluate some of their candidates live on YouTube. Mayoral candidate Bill French has posted a glowing testimonial from former CTV news anchor Christine Bentley, and a series of clips in which he states his position on a number of issues, including centrali...