Announcements

CHILD AND YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH WALK-IN CLINIC OPENS IN MIDLAND

New Path Youth & Family Services (New Path) in collaboration with Catholic Family Services of Simcoe County (CFSSC) is pleased to announce the opening of a child and youth mental health Walk-in Clinic in Midland. The Midland Walk-in Clinic runs every Tuesday from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the CFSSC location at 845 King […]

Curious Midlander Vol 8 – What Will Next Council Look Like

With the nomination deadline fast approaching for the 2018 Municipal elections, we are curious to see who has submitted their nominations and why there are very few Midlanders who have declared their intentions to seek election to Midland Council. As of July 13, there is only one nomination each for Mayor and Deputy Mayor, one […]

The Curious Midlander: 2018 Midland Budget Curiosities

Town Council had their first look at the 2018 budget on February 22nd and this document and related materials has raised more curiosities: Midland Bay Landing Development Corporation To register the Midland Bay Landing Development Corporation, there is a budget of $5,000 for legal fees and $750 for registration. The $750 fee is no doubt […]

GBGH’s Emergency Department Begins Phase 3 Construction

Georgian Bay General Hospital (GBGH) has begun phase 3 of construction in the redevelopment of its Emergency department (ED). The final renovation to the existing ED will include a new main waiting room, a new See & Treat area for sub-acute patients and a new ED administration area. “To accommodate this final phase of construction, […]

Talking Points For Public Meeting On Policing

The following document was provided to us with the permission to share it leading up to the public meetings at 2pm and 7pm at the sports and rec centre.  The document contains a graphic that shows the projected town savings to be virtually none instead of the $8 million that the town’s CAO and consultant […]

Midland CAO Censoring Critical Questions On Town’s Facebook Page

In a half-hearted attempt to achieve transparency in the OPP costing debate, the town has taken to opinion blogging on the official Town of Midland corporate website.  While open communications are normally lauded as foundations of democracy the town has fumbled the ball by hiding or deleting questions and critical responses from local residents and […]

Critical & Objective Analysis Of The Town’s OPP Costing Report

At this past Monday’s council meeting the long-awaited analysis from the consultant was on the agenda and delivered to council. The math is astounding. The CAO and the consultant’s calculations show that Midland could save $8 million dollars over 10 years by switching to the OPP. Incredible news, if it were actually based on fact. […]

Feast Fest bringing more than just food to Midland Harbour July 21-23

The 1st annual Feast Fest is bringing an array of food vendors, beverages, music and entertainment programming to Midland Harbour July 21-23.  The three-day event offers free admission for all-ages with free parking and free evening concerts taking place, with Friday night headliner Bobby Wills and Saturday night headliners Honeymoon Suite.  Evening concerts are 19+ […]