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OPSEU: I urge you to opt out of privatized cannabis now

Dear Municipal Candidates: I am following up on a previous letter regarding Premier Doug Ford’s flawed scheme to download private cannabis shops onto municipalities. It has come to my attention that some municipal councils are unaware of their options. I also want to share results of a Nanos poll that OPSEU commissioned so you and […]

Shared: Curious Midlander 2018 Council Picks

OPINION – (contributed content) The upcoming Municipal election has generated some curiosities. The major focus for Midland taxpayers should be two fold: first of all you need to be informed on what each candidate stands for and how they will represent your best interest and secondly, you need to exercise your democratic privilege and duty […]

Midland Bay Landing turned over to non elected members to manage?

I would like know if what has come my way is just hear say or if in fact it is true. The property known as Midland Bay Landing has been turned over to non elected members of Midland council to manage, members of our community mentioned in a story I read a day ago. Someone […]

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 […]

5 TERRIBLE REASONS TO RUN FOR MUNICIPAL OFFICE

Ever wonder what motivates a person to run for municipal council? Is it the fame? The glory? The outstanding pay? (If you run into anyone says they’re running for any of those reasons, you should immediately give them a high-five to wake them from their pipe dream) Here are my top five BAD reasons to […]

Ontario NDP Launches New Campaign Video Looking For Your Vote

Watch the new video above.  Kathleen Wynne’s sell-off of Hydro One has driven up hydro bills across Ontario and now we know her latest scheme will cost Ontarians billions more in the long run. We’re all paying the price for her bad decisions. The Conservatives are no alternative – They don’t have a plan to […]

Team Dunlop Set To Open Campaign Office In Midland

Jill Dunlop, the North Simcoe PC candidate and her team invite you to attend the grand opening of the Midland campaign office on Monday May 7th between 4pm – 6pm at 354 King Street, Midland. Source: Submission (83) Share With Your Friends & Followers

Gerry Marshall Campaigns Before Writ Has Dropped – Electioneering

The election writ has yet to drop and begin the campaigning for another term of Provincial leadership and yet see this sign erected by a local mayor and County Warden.  It’s a disgrace that the county Warden does not step aside when he is clearly in a conflict of interest. He is clearly making decisions […]

Warren Kinsella’s Letter to Justin Trudeau

Warren Kinsella is a Canadian lawyer, author, musician, political consultant, and commentator, based in Toronto, Ontario. Kinsella has written commentary in most of Canada’s major newspapers and several magazines, including The Globe and Mail, the Toronto Sun Ottawa Citizen, the National Post and The Walrus. “The right thing to do never requires any subterfuge, it […]

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