Oct 20th, 2010
Nepotism, Internet access and future development discussed By Richard Blanchard Innisfil Scope October 20 2010There were a few sparks flying between Essa Township’s candidates for mayor and deputy mayor at Sunday’s all-candidates meeting in Angus. ...
Oct 18th, 2010
By Kate Harries AWARE Simcoe October 18 2010The question of nepotism and conflict of interest was the very first one asked at the debate for mayor and deputy mayor candidates, held yesterday at the Angus arena.Sandie MacDonald, Ward 1 councillor for seven years and whose husband is Fire Chief Paul Ma...
Oct 17th, 2010
Letter to email@example.com October 17 2010As a long-term Essa resident, I am concerned that there seems to be too many hidden agendas with several candidates around the NVCA. The information provided is publicly accessible, and factual to the best of my knowledge. I am simply putting all the fa...
Oct 16th, 2010
New Tecumseth Free Press Online -- October 5, 2010 The telephone rings in an Essa Township home. It's a recorded message from Patrick Brown, Conservative MP for Barrie, asking the occupant to support Shawn Bubel for deputy mayor. Mr. Bubel is running against Essa Ward 1 councillor Sandi MacDonald for...
Oct 15th, 2010
Letter to the Blue Mountains Courier-Herald October15 2010What Dave Guergis has been trying to do to the NVCA has been the red flag that got me looking closer at local politics. As scary as some of it is, with some candidates making statements that are misleading, it has also been very rewarding to m...
Oct 12th, 2010
Simcoe.com Oct 07, 2010 ESSA -Essa residents take note: a mayor and deputy mayor debate will be held at the Angus Arena, located at Mill Street and County Road 10, Oct. 17 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.The debate is being organized by Ward 1 candidate Archie Duckworth.During the first hour, the deputy mayor c...
Oct 4th, 2010
Essa Township All-Candidates' Meeting on Wednesday October 13, 2010 -- 7pm - for School Board Trustee Candidates --7:45pm - for Mayor, Deputy Mayor and Councillor Candidates -- Location: Utopia Community Hal. 8396 6th Line, Utopia. ...
Sep 23rd, 2010
By MARG. BRUINEMAN BARRIE EXAMINER Sept. 23 2010David Guergis has a challenger for the mayor's seat in Essa Township.Up against the two-time mayor during next month's municipal election is current Deputy Mayor Terry Dowdall. ...
Aug 13th, 2010
By Maija Hoggett Simcoe.com Aug 10, 2010ESSA – As the Barrie Agricultural Society works to secure its new home in Essa, the process has hit a hiccup. The province received two appeals to an amendment to Simcoe County’s official plan that would allow for the society to build an agriplex an...
Aug 13th, 2010
By Richard Blanchard Innisfil Scope August 11 2010A Thornton area resident has entered the race for Essa Township’s deputy mayor seat. Shawn Bubel, who lives on the 11th Concession, will be facing off in this fall’s election against Sandie Macdonald, who is the current councillor in Angus. Bubel is c...