Nov 20th, 2018
Mayor Basil Clarke holds on to narrow election victory By Nathan Taylor OrilliaMatters It’s official: Basil Clarke will remain mayor of Ramara Township. A recount requested by Coun. Marg Sharpe, who challenged Clarke in last month’s election, was conducted Tuesday afternoon at the township offices in...
Nov 6th, 2018
Marg Sharpe Marg Sharpe, who lost mayor’s race to Basil Clarke by 14 votes, says she “owes it to people who voted for” her By Dave Dawson Orillia Matters Marg Sharpe, a Ward 2 councillor who narrowly lost the Oct. 22 election for mayor of Ramara, has requested a recount. Contribute...
Oct 23rd, 2018
Link to unofficial election results Click here to see who has signed the Simcoe County community leaders pledge Updated October 23 Mayor – Basil Clarke 2,126 – Marg Sharpe 2,112 – Bill Duffy WITHDRAWN Deputy-Mayor – John O’Donnell 1,715 – Maurice McMillan 1,422 – ...
Oct 12th, 2018
from the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition Municipal councils decide how our communities are built, the services they provide, and make decisions that impact our local water supplies, local food and health of our communities. Who will stand up for the future of your community? We are pleased t...
Oct 10th, 2018
Many candidates have responded to questions from AWARE Simcoe. To find their responses, go to: Candidates / Election 2018 on the menu bar and click on the required municipality. Then open the post titled “(Municipality) Candidates – Municipal Elections 2018” for that municipality. L...
Oct 5th, 2018
Jeff Lehman From Lake Simcoe Watch In response to Lake Simcoe Watch’s questionnaire, five incumbent mayors have said that their municipalities should work with the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) and the Government of Ontario to develop and implement a plan to reduce Lake Simcoe’s p...
Oct 2nd, 2018
…and some do not – Lake Simcoe Watch questionnaire responses from Lake Simcoe Watch Barrie In response to Lake Simcoe Watch’s questionnaire, 26 of Barrie’s municipal election candidates, including both candidates for Mayor, have said that the City of Barrie should work with the Lake Simc...
Aug 30th, 2018
All candidates meetings will be held on the following days: Ward 4: Location: Brechin Legion (2146 Concession Rd 4, Brechin) Date: Monday, September 17th, 2018 Time: 7:00pm to 9:00pm Ward 1: Location: Ramona Hall (2212 Fairgrounds Rd) Date: Thursday, September 20th, 2018 Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Ward...
Aug 29th, 2018
2018 Municipal Election – Concerned Citizens of Ramara Questions to all Ramara Township Candidates A few questions that have been suggested and given careful consideration by some of our Concerned Citizens of Ramara members. Please provide your responses to these very valid Ramara Township conc...
Aug 28th, 2018
from Orillia Today Dear constituents of Ramara Township: I have considered it a privilege to serve Ramara Township in multiple capacities over the past 18 years: two terms as councillor, two terms as Deputy Mayor and one term as mayor. I’ve chaired numerous committees, both in Ramara and at the Simco...