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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...

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May 10, 2024 Issue

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Main Stories: Council approves increase in funding for replacement Civic Centre, Council allows food vendors at two waterfront parks, Georgina Spring Fling Marathon grows in popularity, Photo exhibit features iconic portraits of 60s rock stars, Sutton Legion benefits from Ontario Trillium Grant
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