Category Archives: Government

MPP Laurie Scott hopeful for cabinet post

After cruising to victory in the June 7 provincial election, MPP Laurie Scott is hoping to claim a spot in Premier Doug Ford’s cabinet. Scott, who captured roughly 57 per cent of the vote in winning her fifth term as the representative for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock earlier this month, said she’s unsure whether she would get the call to serve. “I’m

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Developer wants to make a deal with Township for Sunderland parkland

Township office

Members of Brock Township council are mulling over the possibility of turning over undeveloped parkland north of the Sunderland fairgrounds to a developer.

According to a report discussed at Monday’s (June 25) meeting of the planning committee, the Kaitlin Group has proposed trading five acres of land protected by the Greenbelt in exchange for 2.5 acres that could be developed.

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Laurie Scott retains seat as Progressive Conservatives win majority

From red to blue, Ontario is believed to have elected a Progressive Conservative majority government. Laurie Scott, long-time Member of Provincial Parliament for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock, has been declared the winner of the riding, easily retaining her seat following Thursday’s (June 7) provincial election. This marks the fifth time Scott has been elected since 2003. The difference this term, however, is

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Provincial election candidates square off in Sunderland

Five of the candidates in the running for the June 7 provinicial election tackled a range of topics during a debate in Sunderland Wednesday (May 23) night.

Incumbent Conservative MPP Laurie Scott was joined by challengers Zac Miller (representing the NDP), Brooklynne Cramp-Waldinsperger (Liberal), Chuck MacMillan (Consensus Ontario) and Thomas Rhyno (None of the Above) for the event, which was hosted by The Brock Voice and the Sunderland Legion.

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