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Ballot return stations now open in Beaverton and Sunderland

With just a week to go before the municipal election, ballot return stations have been opened across the Township.

Along with the municipal office in Cannington (during regular office hours), completed vote-by-mail kits can also be dropped off at the Beaverton Thorah Community Centre and the Sunderland Fire Hall from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day this week (Oct. 15 to 19).

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Extra ballots a cause for concern

Why is my son still receiving a ballot for the municipal election (at our address), when he moved to Kitchener in 1998 to attend university and has continued to reside there for the past 20 years? Really, how accurate is the voting process, especially by vote-by-mail, when no one has to show the deputy returning officer any form of identity?

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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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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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Ontario’s Minister of Health and Long-Term Care resigns

In a letter shared via social media Monday (Feb. 26), Dr. Eric Hoskins announced his immediate resignation as Minister of Health and Long-Term Care of Ontario. Dr. Hoskins, in the same letter, noted his resignation from his position of Member of Provincial Parliament for St. Paul’s. “It has been a profound privilege to represent the residents of St. Paul’s, a

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