Municipal Election Candidates

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Mayor: Jim Chaplin, Zion Line, Millbrook Scott McFadden, Larmer Line, Millbrook   Deputy Mayor: Neal Cathcart, Sharpe Line, Cavan Monaghan Matthew Graham, Larmer Line, Millbrook   Cavan Councillor: John Fallis, Fallis Line, Cavan Monaghan Cathy Moore, Moore Drive, Cavan Monaghan   Millbrook Councillor: Ryan Huntley, King St., Millbrook North Monaghan … Continue reading

Should We Change the Way We Vote?

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Letter to the Editor Canadians now have an opportunity to change the way we vote in federal elections—or keep it the same. All MPs should be seeking input from their constituents. If you haven’t received an information package about this, you should check Jamie Schmale’s website at http://www.jamieschmale.ca. Under the … Continue reading

Jamie Schmale Pushes Back against the Liberal Red Tide

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Karen Graham Voters in our riding of Haliburton Kawartha Lakes Brock turned out in droves to cast their votes, following the national trend of high voter turnout with almost 68% of registered voters showing up at the polls, slightly higher than the national average. Unlike the majority of Canadians, however, … Continue reading

Jamie Schmale Pushes Back against the Liberal Red Tide

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Karen Graham Voters in our riding of Haliburton Kawartha Lakes Brock turned out in droves to cast their votes, following the national trend of high voter turnout with almost 68% of registered voters showing up at the polls, slightly higher than the national average. Unlike the majority of Canadians, however, … Continue reading

Want Young People to Vote? Include them in the Conversation

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David Gray-Donald Only 39% of Canadians aged 18-24 voted in 2011. In the 25-34 age bracket, the turnout was only slightly higher at 45%, whereas in the older demographic aged 55-74, over 70% of eligible voters went out to cast their ballots in that year. Numbers in the previous three … Continue reading

Schmale Shares Coffee and Concerns At Sylvia`s

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Karen Graham The crowd at Sylvia`s last Thursday who joined Conservative Candidate Jamie Schmale’s “Coffee with the Candidate” were for the most part not the undecided voters seeking information on which to base their October 19th decision , but committed Conservative supporters there to show candidate Jamie Schmale they were … Continue reading

Liberal Candidate Hosts Bethany BBQ

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Karen Graham It was a slim crowd who joined Liberal Candidate David Marquis and his campaign organizers last Saturday afternoon at the Bethany Athletic Club to take advantage of the opportunity to meet the candidate in an informal setting to learn more of his plans for Parliament.  It was the … Continue reading