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Opinion: Town’s budget process promotes spending, not savings

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By Karen Wolfe The release of the 2024 draft budget calls for a 5.5 per cent increase in taxes. Last year the increase was 6.8...

Opinion: Ontario is changing the way it regulates hazardous waste disposal and that’s bad...

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By Karen Wolfe I attended an on-line webinar recently hosted by the Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) because I was interested in the Ministry of...

Opinion: Town needs to address homelessness and low-income housing crisis

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While Town staff and council should be commended for supporting a community fridge in Keswick, there is still a serious lack of emergency and...

Opinion: Why can’t I buy a hot dog or an ice cream cone at...

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Georgina was "unofficially" deemed Ontario's food truck capital this summer by the Culinary Tourism Alliance, which works with communities to grow food tourism. It's great...

Ukrainians found peace in Canada: a personal view on war

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By Iryna Paltseva What would you pack with you if you only had one backpack and you needed to leave your home maybe for forever?...

Opinion: Georgina council’s 33 per cent pay hike is offensive

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By Karen Wolfe WOW! It seems Georgina council (with the exception of Mike Waddington) has decided that members of the next council deserve a 33...

Opinion: Local councillors renew call for phosphorus recycling facility

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By Dave Neeson & Jonathan Scott Over the fall season, you may have read about our efforts as municipalities across our regions to deliver a...

Opinion: Pefferlaw aerodrome proposal lacks transparency

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By Mike Anderson This week York-Simcoe MP Scot Davidson rose in question period to ask Transport Minister Omar Alghabra how he intends to close a...

Opinion: Town too quick to close taps

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By Mike Anderson Citing serious threats to the municipal water supply, the Town's Director of Operations and Infrastructure, Rob Flindall, has shut down three public...

Opinion: Time to give education workers the jab

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By: Mike Anderson Last week I got my first AstraZeneca shot at a pharmacy. Like many others who have been fortunate to be vaccinated, I...

READ THE LATEST ISSUE

April 10, 2024 Issue

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Main Stories: Town gets $1.52 million reward for 419 new housing starts in 2023, One-third of Town employees on Ontario’s Sunshine List, Residents want Georgina Heritage Committee reinstated, Celebrating our local volunteers: Sue Williams, Food Pantry hopes to raise $50K during spring fundraising drive, Georgina Chess Academy continues its free lessons
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