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Rogers TV Midland Profiles Local Candidates

Watch Rogers TV coverage of many of the local candidates running for Midland Municipal Council. Source: https://rogerstv.com/media?lid=237&rid=73&gid=298495 (142) Share With Your Friends & Followers

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 […]

Have Your Say: How Are You Likely Going To Vote On June 7th?

Based on what you currently know about each candidate and leader, which Provincial party will you be voting for? Vote and share this poll and let’s help predict the outcome of the election on June 7th. Unsure?  Here is a resource that might help you out before you vote: http://torontosun.com/news/provincial/ontario-election-101 Based on what you currently know […]

Canadian Author Moves To Midland

Peter Jennings, who has three books published and is currently writing several more, has recently moved to Midland from his former home in Muskoka. The author, who specializes in researching and writing non-fiction books, had been looking for a new community to align himself with and selected Midland after experiencing many pleasant times in the […]

Former Midland Resident Wins National Writing Award

Midland native Mark Cardwell has won another national writing award.  Mark is a longtime freelance journalist and writer in the Quebec City region, but was born and raised in Midland.  He’s a graduate of Midland Secondary School and still has plenty of friends and family in the Midland/Penetang area. The Quebec City-based freelance journalist and […]

Councillor Raises Concerns About Online Attacks

In an article by Ian Burns from Simcoe.com that appeared in the Midland newspaper edition on Thursday May 4th 2017, he covers a story concerning Councillor Cody Oschefski, Councillor Stewart Strathearn, the OurMidland.ca group and one of our contributors who goes by the pseudonym Jo Midland. The article spawned plenty of online conversation since it was delivered to […]

Plastic Water Bottles – A Case For Change

I have noticed lately while shopping that cases of water in toxic water bottles are being used in abundance. Are people not aware how these bottles leach antimony which causes acute and chronic health problems? Just think about what this is doing to young children who are modelling their parents who seem to think what […]

New Street Signs Cost Taxpayers $52,000 + Wages

Perhaps you’ve noticed the snazzy new street signs being installed around Midland, specifically up and down Hugel Avenue with more to come.  The signs are attractive no doubt but… aren’t we in self-imposed austerity right now? We have learned from sources at Town Hall that the signs cost $40,000 plus another $12,000 for the brackets that […]

County Considering Not Collecting Your Garbage If You Don’t Use Your Green Bin

Gerry Marshall, Mike Ross and Gord McKay?  What do you have to say about this? In the CTV report above, “Simcoe County waste management staff is considering an unconventional way of getting people to use their organic bins. Waste management director Rob McCullough says staff is considering not collecting regular garbage if a green bin isn’t […]