Nov 17th, 2014
I attended more than my fair share of all-candidates’ meetings during the recent municipal election. Here are a few good ideas gleaned from the campaign trail around the county. -Recorded votes: Make every council vote a recorded vote. This is an example of how electronic voting can serve democ...
Nov 8th, 2014
Mayor Cornell, George 3,439 Lawrence, George 2,345 Lancia, Anthony 1,065 Davenport, Peter E. 208 Deputy Mayor Walma, Steffen 3,734 Claire, André 3,112 Councillor Hastings, Cindy 4,708 Hinton, Richard 3,428 Wishart, Gibb 3,364 Warren, Nigel 2,758 Wesselo, Dick 2,474 Bryan, Rich...
Oct 28th, 2014
By Sara Carson Midland Mirror TINY TOWNSHIP – Tiny Township must stop spraying waste onto fields before the province forces it to, says mayor-elect George Cornell. Finding a new way to get rid of the township’s septage is a top priority for Cornell, who earned 3,439 votes in Monday’s municipal elect...
Oct 28th, 2014
Across Simcoe County, voters make clear they want change By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Updated October 29, 2014 Anti-sprawl candidates have swept to office in two battleground municipalities in Simcoe County. Not even a message from Premier Kathleen Wynne could save the pro-development incumbent...
Oct 27th, 2014
It’s Election Day. I’m going to vote. The old-fashioned way – I’m actually going there, to a polling station, to mark a “traditional” paper ballot. This tradition, with all its attendant safeguards – a live body that shows up in person, with proof of identity, voting in a public venue under the...
Oct 20th, 2014
UPDATE :Two envelopes, one wit the voter notification card and PIN number and one with the password, were delivered by Canada Post to many addresses across Springwater on October 24, the Friday before the Monday election. By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Electors in Springwater may have concerns ab...
Oct 20th, 2014
Township election page Mayor Peter E. Davenport 705-549-8657 email@example.com Questionnaire answers ti-davenport Anthony Lancia 705-526-7599 firstname.lastname@example.org Questionnaire answers: ti-lancia George Lawrence 705-361-2456 email@example.com George Cornell 705-533-1038 nellcor...
Oct 18th, 2014
By Kate Harries AWARE News Network A report by Terry Breckenridge of an October 14 all-candidates’ meeting in Wyebdridge has drawn a heated response from Dick Wesselo, who is running for councillor in Tiny Township. Breckenride is married to former Tiny mayor Peggy Breckenride who, along with current...
Oct 17th, 2014
BY AMARNATH AMARASINGAM SARAH MORGAN Rabble “Will our children looking back, upon all that we have done/ find clean water in a bottle, and denounce Site 41?” — Marg Raynor, Site 41 Drum Song Beginning in May 2009, in the small community of Tiny Township, Ontario, the Beausoleil Firs...
Oct 16th, 2014
By Laurie Watt Barrie Advance Barrie will continue to rely on adding polls at convenient locations, such as recreation centres, and at more times, rather than on offering Internet voting, city clerk Dawn McAlpine says. “For larger municipalities, Internet voting is very, very costly. You have to sen...