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Oct 16th, 2014
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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
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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...
Oct 1st, 2014
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Sunday Oct 5 at 2:00 pm at Wasaga RecPlex, Hall 1A, 1724 Mosley Street For more information please contact the Wasaga Beach Chamber of Commerce  705-429-2247 Wed Oct 8 at 7:00 pm at the Wasaga RecPlex, Hall 1A, 1724 Mosley Street For more information please contact the Wasaga Beach Chamber of Commerc...
Sep 29th, 2014
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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 25th, 2014
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The following comments on the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority’s Efficiency Audit have been send to the NVCA’s directors. AWARE Simcoe’s Concerns with NVCA Efficiency Audit Recommendations released August 22, 2014  AWARE Simcoe’s foremost concern is the closed session process tha...
Sep 25th, 2014
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Gary Christie, president of the Nottawasaga Steelheaders, sent the following letter to Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority Chair and Wasaga Beach Councillor Nina Bifolchi regarding her response to Gary Cerantola on her website. Both Bifolchi and Cerantola are running for deputy mayor of Wasaga ...
Sep 19th, 2014
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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...
Sep 9th, 2014
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Was their work unnecessary, inappropriate or just inconvenient? Letter from David Strachan, Midhurst It would be hard to find a better example of blatant disregard for public funds and the mandate of the NVCA, than recent actions by the board of the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority. CAO Wayn...