Hillier’s Kickstarting Public Participation Act to be debated March 30th

Hillier’s Kickstarting Public Participation Act to be debated March 30th

Local MPP Randy Hillier will be debating his private members bill, “The Kickstarting Public Participation Act”, for the first time on March 30th.

The Bill aims to establish a province wide online crowd sourcing platform for municipalities and community organizations to use to raise funds for community urban-improvement projects.

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MPP Clark Urges Local Nominations For Agri-Food Excellence Awards –

MPP Clark Urges Local Nominations For Agri-Food Excellence Awards –

The following is a statement from Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark.

Nominations for the 2017 Premier’s Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence are now being accepted and Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark is encouraging the local farm community to take advantage of the awards program.

“The agri-food sector in Leeds-Grenville takes a ...

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Senator Bob Runciman Endorses Erin O’toole For Leadership

Senator Bob Runciman Endorses Erin O’toole For Leadership

Senator Bob Runciman has announced support for Durham MP Erin O’Toole as the next leader of the Conservative Party of Canada.

In a statement, Runciman said, “Erin has all the qualities and experience we need in a Prime Minister. He spent 10 years in the armed forces, he practiced corporate ...

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Three month booking option nixed at Last Duel Campground in Perth

Three month booking option nixed at Last Duel Campground in Perth

Still working on turning Last Duel Park’s finances around,  Perth Council has approved a staff recommendation to eliminate the three month campsite reservations option.

Up until now campers could book a campsite for five months, three months, monthly, weekly, or daily.

But, as of March 15, 2017 the three month ...

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Zoning amendment will allow new commercial building on Wilson St.

Zoning amendment will allow new commercial building on Wilson St.

The area around 54 and 58 Wilson Street abutting Metro is about to see some changes now that council has approved a zoning amendment on the recommendation of the Planning Advisory Committee.

The proposed development will eliminate the homes at 54 and 58 Wilson and build a new commercial building ...

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In Focus: Thursday March 16, 2017- Shannon Baillon and Cathy James

Bob talks to Shannon Baillon and Cathy James about Perth Tourism's new blog called Perth Proud. Listen to the interview.

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