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Aug 28th, 2018
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from Orillia Today I was born and raised in Hamilton. In 1960, at age 11, I was placed at the Huronia Regional Centre. I was 18 when I moved out of there to Edgar. In 1975, I moved into Orillia. I want to join council to help the people in the community. Read more  ...
Aug 28th, 2018
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Lake Simcoe Watch response from Orillia Today It has been an honour to serve as a Ward 1 Councillor for the past four years. I moved to Orillia in 1979 and have resided in Ward 1 since 1987. My wife, Julia Bailey, who practices family and children’s law in Orillia, and I live in the […]...
Aug 27th, 2018
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Lake Simcoe Watch response from Orillia Today I’m Jodie Wilson, running for Council in Ward 3. My love of politics started when I was 12 years old and working on campaigns with Stephen Lewis — whose father founded the NDP party — as well as other political figures throughout the years. I arrived in O...
Aug 24th, 2018
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Get your comments in to province before the August 31 2018 deadline AWARE News Network The Friends of Simcoe Forests are calling on citizens to  express their concerns to the Ontario government about Simcoe County’s plan to house garbage, recycling, and organics facilities in the Freele Tract o...
Aug 24th, 2018
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from Orillia Today How does one put an argument together as to why you should vote Andrew Shuttleworth as your Ward 4 councillor in just 325 words or less? Just be aware that the ideas in this article are much more well thought out than I will be able to express here. But you are […]...
Aug 24th, 2018
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2018 AWARE Simcoe questionnaire – Stephanie Kenny Lake Simcoe Watch response from Orillia Today I was born in Timmins and went to College Boreal for Social Work. I’ve spent time with women’s shelters, community development organizations, not-for-profits, and I am currently with an i...
Aug 24th, 2018
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2018 AWARE Simcoe questionnaire – Tim Lauer from Orillia Today Born and raised in Orillia, I have spent the past 40 years working as an independent contractor. Currently, I work in real estate. I became involved in municipal affairs in 1991, accepting an appointment to Orillia’s Committee of Ad...
Aug 24th, 2018
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Lake Simcoe Watch response from Orillia Today I’ve lived with my family in Orillia for a little over 15 years now. I do my best to contribute toward strengthening our community through activities like volunteering. Given my experience and knowledge of our community, I’ve decided to answer the call to...
Aug 24th, 2018
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2018 AWARE Simcoe questionnaire – Jay Fallis Lake Simcoe Watch response from Orillia Today There is a special kindness that exists in our town. I love running into a close friend at the grocery store or being surprised by the kindness of strangers. I am a candidate because I believe we have an ...
Aug 11th, 2018
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from Orillia Today I am the founder, honorary Big Sister and past president of Orillia Big Sisters and Orillia Business Women’s Association and served as a director of the chamber of commerce for three years. I was a sports writer (Sports Fan Fare & The Games People Play) and columnist “Ori...