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Oct 21st, 2010
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By NATHAN TAYLOR, THE ORILLIA PACKET & TIMES October 20 2010Orillia’s three mayoral candidates had the chance Tuesday to address a group of people who know a lot about serving their community.The Kiwanis and Rotary clubs of Orillia once again partnered to host the hopefuls during a meeting...
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Oct 16th, 2010
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Orillia Packet and Times October 14 2010RALPH CIPOLLAOrillia does not have enough recreational facil- ities.Orillians have waited long enough for the proposed recre- ation centre on West Street.I would immediately lead the search for an alternate location that could be developed quickly, and am the o...
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Oct 14th, 2010
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Mayoral candidates spar over charges By NATHAN TAYLOR ORILLIA PACKET & TIMES October 13 2010Development charges remain one of the top issues in this municipal election, according to mayoral candidate Ralph Cipolla, who says his opponents are on the wrong track. ...
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Oct 12th, 2010
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By JENNIFER BURDEN, THE ORILLIA PACKET & TIMESIf it were up to local Georgian College students, Ralph Cipolla would the mayor of Orillia.Students unofficially voted foll ow i n g a two-hour mayoral debate hosted by the college in a lecture hall on Friday.Out of the 146 people who voted — f...
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Oct 11th, 2010
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By ANNALISE STENEKES Orillia PACKET & TIMES October 11 2010Have you been wondering where your local mayoral and city council candidates stand on issues related to environmental sustainability? Some of the members of Transition Town Orillia certainly have.The focus of Transition Town Orillia is &...
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Oct 8th, 2010
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Orillia Packet and Times October 7 2010ORILLIA – Andrew Hill’s wife was pregnant with the couple’s first child when the council of the day began pondering the need for a multi-use recreation facility.“(Our son) is now in his 13th year,” said the Ward 4 candidate. Frustra...
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Sep 29th, 2010
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By JENNIFER BURDEN, THE Orillia PACKET & TIMES September 29 201If you have a soft spot for kitties, are addicted to Tim Hortons coffee, and have an iPod full of Rush tunes, there is an unofficial mayoral candidate for you.Bubbles, popularized by the hit Canadian comedy series Trailer Park Boys, is un...
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Sep 29th, 2010
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By CHRIS TOMASINIOrillia Packet and Times - September 24 2010Following Wedneday's bicycle rally, and with the launch of extended bus hours in Orillia, it's worth taking some time to examine the movement that Orillia is making toward sustainable transportation. ...
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Sep 24th, 2010
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Aggressive council critic wants to tackle city’s problems Orillia Packet and Times June 2010Former Packet & Times reporter Colin McKim is running for Ward 4 councillor in the upcoming municipal election. The self-proclaimed “council critic” has been following current events for more ...
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Sep 23rd, 2010
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By SARA ROSS ORILLIA PACKET & TIMES September 22 2010With a quick Facebook message, Orillians are having municipal candidate's signs erected on their lawn.Social media are playing a big role in the upcoming municipal election, says Michael Johns, a political science professor at Laurentian University...