Jamie Schmale Pushes Back against the Liberal Red Tide

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

Schmale Shares Coffee and Concerns At Sylvia`s

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

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

Mike Perry First Candidate to Host Local Meet and Greet Event

Karen Graham Last Tuesday, NDP Candidate Mike Perry was at the Legion offering some insights to the platform his party is proposing in the upcoming federal election. He first outlined the Fair Vote System, a new way of allocating seats in Parliament which is based on proportional representation which was… Continue reading

Green Party no Longer a Single Issue Organization

Sarah Sobanski Green Party candidate William MacCallumfor the Halliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock riding is an environmental activist in the community – he would work towards a moratorium against wind turbines increased to 2 kilometers instead of .5 kilometers in a residential area –but he recognizes that other issues are important too. “I’m… Continue reading

Jamie Schmale Seeks His Turn at Bat for the Conservative Party

Karen Graham After eleven years helping incumbent Barry Devolin increase the strength of the Conservative’s support in the riding in the past four elections, Schmale is anxious to take the reins himself.  In 2003, he ran against Devolin for the conservative nomination, and while he lost that race, he signed… Continue reading

They are off! Liberal Candidate David Marquis Hopes to move from Municipal to Federal Service

Karen Graham David Marquis is no stranger to political life, having served at the municipal level for 16 years in Brock Township. He hopes to join a Liberal government this fall in Ottawa, where his party plans to make some changes in the way the country is governed. Having grown… Continue reading