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My first look at the 2019 budget

I attended the December 12 council meeting when our first look at the 2019 draft budget was presented. The first startling revelation was the updated costs associated for the Multi Use Recreation Centre (MURC). When the idea for a MURC … Continue reading

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I think we need to hear from you…

I am in a bit of a quandary here. Let’s face it. As a taxpayer a lot of the stories I write for this paper affect me personally and any editorial comments I want to make, I reserve them for … Continue reading

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We were lucky this time…

Everyone said it could happen…it was just a matter of when. This is the second time in my lifetime I’ve witnessed a railway accident in Pefferlaw. Fortunately this one did not result in the loss of two lives as the … Continue reading

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Warming Centre Open at Ice Palace

Chief Jenkins has just notified me that a “warming centre” will be available at 11:00 a.m. at the Ice Palace in Keswick for those people without power.

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Ice Storm Information

The Hydro One Storm Centre at http://www.hydroone.com/StormCenter3/ will give you an idea of how many customers have lost power and when Hydro One believes power will be restored. I have spoken to Chief Jenkins at the Georgina Fire Department and crews … Continue reading

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What do you think of this idea…

The staff involved in the Economic Development department at the Town work hard advancing a dual-pronged mission: 1. Help existing businesses improve their financial prosperity and 2. Attract new businesses to Georgina to off-set the tax load carried by our … Continue reading

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Stop the proposed by-law that will allow Town officials to sue individuals for defamation with taxpayer funding.

Just left the July 14 council meeting where I made a deputation regarding the proposed indemnification by-law that will allow Town employees and council members to sue individuals for defamation using the public purse–taxpayer dollars. Here is my deputation and … Continue reading

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