Jan 30th, 2023
From the Municipal Leaders for Stronger Communities, a project of the Greenbelt Alliance and Ecospark Please join us for our next panel discussion: Best Practices for Protecting Farmland and Natural Heritage on Thursday, February 16th at 4 pm. The discussion features: Anne Bell, Ontario Nature Phil M...
Jan 10th, 2023
Letter writer says making a FOI request is like ‘pulling teeth, but far more agonizing given incessant quibbling and endless time delays’ From OrilliaToday, Jan9 2023 In my capacity as a researcher, my investigative team has reviewed over a million pages of municipal documentation since M...
Jan 6th, 2023
‘Dunlop’s letter is a direct lift from the PC communications package,’ says letter writer From OrilliaMatters, Jan5,2023 I would first like to thank Janet Campbell of Orillia for her excellent response to Simcoe North MPP Jill Dunlop’s submission. She wrote the letter that I’ve been tryin...
Jan 3rd, 2023
It will take 411 units being built every day for 10 years to reach provincial population targets — we must look past GTA to accomplish that. From the Toronto Star. By Shawn Watters Contributor, Tue., Jan. 3, 2023 Living in a place we can call home remains a big issue for Canadians this holiday season...
Jan 2nd, 2023
‘Damage to the Greenbelt is on you, MPP Dunlop, and you, Premier Ford,’ says letter writer Dec 30 2022 Protesters take their demonstration to downtown Midland to get support from drivers to end Bill 23 in this file photo. Andrew Philips/MidlandToday I was recently treated to two communica...
Nov 22nd, 2022
From MidlandToday nov 21 2022. Andrew Philips Frigid, blustery conditions didn’t deter a crowd of 50 people from turning out in Midland to protest Premier Doug Ford’s Bill 23 and call on local MPP Jill Dunlop to “kill the Bill.” They feel that the province’s More Homes Built Faster Act — otherwise kn...
Oct 27th, 2022
File photo. Raymond Bowe/BarrieToday From BarrieToday, October 25, 2022 By Erika Engel Yesterday, voters in the 444 municipalities in Ontario elected their new councils and school boards from a slate of more than 6,300 candidates running province-wide. In the Grey and Simcoe County area, voters elect...
Oct 27th, 2022
From Simcoe.com, October 24, 2022 By Sara Carson RESULTS Click a municipality below to see results: MUNICIPALITIES: CITY OF BARRIE CITY OF ORILLIA TOWNSHIP OF ADJALA-TOSORONTIO BRADFORD WEST GWILLIMBURY TOWNSHIP OF CLEARVIEW TOWN OF COLLINGWOOD TOWNSHIP OF ESSA TOWN OF INNISFIL TOWN OF MIDLAND TOWN O...
Oct 10th, 2022
Midland mayoral candidate Bill Gordon. – Bill Gordon photo From Simcoe.com, October 6, 2022 By Andrew Mendler MAYOR Name: Bill Gordon Occupation: Information Technology Executive, Pharmaceutical Life Sciences Industry Address: 1031 Dominion Ave. Contact information: firstname.lastname@example.org, billgord...
Oct 1st, 2022
Sheldon East is running for Midland council. | Submitted photo From MidlandToday, September 15, 2022 Editor’s note: MidlandToday has asked council candidates in Midland, Penetanguishene and Tiny Township to provide a synopsis of why they are running for public office. Municipal elections take p...