• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

Bradford West Gwillimbury

By
Oct 28th, 2010
0 Comments
1095 Views
By Miriam King Bradford TimesThe election in BWG was expected to attract a high voter turnout, with bitter Mayoral and Deputy Mayoral races.It was also supposed to wrap up by about 9 p.m., with the ballots cast in 7 polling stations being tabulated by machine, instead of by hand.Instead, a total of 7...
By
Oct 28th, 2010
0 Comments
1055 Views
By Miriam King Editor Bradford Times October 28 2010In the days leading up to the election, there were some disparaging remarks made about the “White-Roughley administration.” We’d like to point out that the decisions made over the past four years were decisions of Council, not just...
By
Oct 27th, 2010
0 Comments
1135 Views
By Jay Gutteridge Simcoe.com Oct 26, 2010Although the candidates for Bradford West Gwillimbury mayor and deputy mayor presented themselves as teams in this election, voters chose one member of each team to represent them for the next four years.“No matter who sits in the seats, we’ve got ...
By
Oct 25th, 2010
0 Comments
1021 Views
By Miriam King Bradford Times October 22 2010Corneau responds to land ownership issueMayoral Candidate Jim Corneau was asked about potential future conflicts: He owns property that abuts Hwy. 400.Corneau pointed out that in the past, when he was a Bradford West Gwillimbury Councillor, he declared a c...
By
Oct 23rd, 2010
0 Comments
1042 Views
By Jay Gutteridge Simcoe.com Oct 21, 2010Financial statements show town has $230-million surplusThe Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury received a positive review on its 2009 financial statements from Gaviller & Company Chartered Accountants.“The town certainly has a lot to be proud of,” said Sue ...
By
Oct 23rd, 2010
0 Comments
1113 Views
Letter to the Bradford Times October 21 2010After four years of intense growth and in spite of changing its character, Bradford West Gwillimbury’s “New Look” is admired by many people.It almost seems we have been untouched by the recession… or have we? I along with other peopl...
By
Oct 23rd, 2010
0 Comments
1104 Views
By Miriam King Editor Bradford Times October 21 2010The Germans have a word for it: Zeitgeist, the spirit of the times.Back in the 1960s, the Zeitgeist was a volatile combination of peace and love, war and protest – yet there was a sense of optimism.The Zeitgeist of today, unfortunately, seems ...
By
Oct 21st, 2010
0 Comments
1095 Views
Letter to Simcoe.com October 21 2010In following this election campaign over the past few weeks, I am disappointed with the increasingly negative tactics employed by those attempting to defeat Mayor Doug White.Elections should be about ideas, vision and the plans each candidate has for the future.Eve...
By
Oct 21st, 2010
0 Comments
1091 Views
Letter to Simcoe.com October 21 2010Is Doug White for the environment?No. The fact is, Doug White voted in favour of dump site 41 every time it came up in a vote.In the end, there were three polluters left standing in the garbage; they were Doug White, Dennis Roughly and someone from another town.So ...
By
Oct 21st, 2010
0 Comments
1246 Views
Bradford Topic October 20 2010The Topic sent a list of five questions to all of the candidates for Bradford West Gwillimbury council and asked them to respond via e-mail.The candidates were given 200 words to respond to each question.Here are the responses of mayoral candidates Jim Corneau and Doug W...