Sep 17th, 2022
From the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition By Margaret Prophet,Executive Director Our free lunch ‘n learn webinars for municipal candidates are beginning next week. They feature topics that candidates told us were important to them: housing policy, supporting local food systems and protecting ...
Aug 28th, 2022
From Simcoe.com, August 10, 2022 Barrie Advance Municipal council and school board elections will take place on Monday, October 24, 2022. The nomination period to be a council or school trustee candidate began May 1 and the deadline to file a nomination is Friday, August 19 at 2 p.m. The new term of ...
Aug 27th, 2022
Penetanguishene Town Hall. Staff photo/MidlandToday From BarrieToday, August 22, 2022 By Derek Howard Penetanguishene will have a new mayor and deputy mayor following the Oct. 24 municipal election. The deadline to file for candidacy passed on Friday and there are many contenders for the positions th...
Jul 20th, 2022
Longtime deputy mayor and former mayor Anita Dubeau will not be seeking re-election in October. | Mehreen Shahid/MidlandToday From Simcoe.com, July 18, 2022 By Andrew Mendler Penetanguishene’s longtime deputy mayor and former mayor is walking away from politics. Anita Dubeau, who was first elec...
Jul 10th, 2022
From Simcoe.com, July 7, 2022 By Andrew Mendler Here’s who has filed to run in the Oct. 24 municipal election in Penetanguishene. This story will be updated regularly as new candidates appear on the town’s registry list. Nominations will be officially certified by municipal clerks on Mond...
Jun 13th, 2022
Penetanguishene councillor Dan La Rose. | Supplied photo From MidlandToday, June 10, 2022 By Derek Howard Nearly a quarter-century of service to the town has prepared one resident for the next step. Dan La Rose has put his name into the race for deputy mayor of Penetanguishene in the upcoming 2022 mu...
Jun 7th, 2022
Simcoe North MPP Jill Dunlop is shown Thursday night at Bonaire Golf, where she celebrated her re-election. | Greg McGrath-Goudie/OrilliaMatters From OrilliaMatters, June 4, 2022 A Letter to the Editor This letter is in response to an article about Simcoe North MPP Jill Dunlop’s re-election, publishe...
Jun 7th, 2022
Aaron Cayden Hiltz and his girlfriend, Jasmine Juneau, visited Grounded in Midland during the final day of the campaign. | Andrew Philips/MidlandToday From OrilliaMatters, June 2, 2022 By Andrew Philips Aaron Cayden Hiltz is already thinking about the next time. After an eye-opening experience as a r...
Jun 6th, 2022
One of the many animals who live along the trail. | MidlandToday file photos From MidlandToday, June 6, 2022 NEWS RELEASE TOWN OF PENETANGUISHENE COUNTY OF SIMCOE TRANS CANADA TRAIL TOWNSHIP OF TINY The Town of Penetanguishene is kicking off Trails Month with the opening of a new trailhead on Overhea...
Jun 6th, 2022
Stan Mathewson, President of Sustainable Orillia. From Simcoe.com, June 6, 2022 By Andrew Mendler, Frank Matys Residents have mixed feelings about the Progressive Conservatives’ landslide election victory, which saw Premier Doug Ford’s government capture an 83-seat majority. Stan Mathewson was yearni...