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Ontario Party candidate Vanessa Head share platform on affordable housing, education, and more.

Vanessa Head

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This is the third week of shows dedicated to candidate interviews for the provincial election for Northumberland Peterborough South on June 2. The order is completely random based on when the various campaigns were able to book interviews. The last two candidates for the provincial election are interviewed on this week’s show. This interview is with the Ontario Party candidate Vanessa Head. She lives in Norwood. Continue Reading →

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New Blue Party candidate Joshua Chaloub talks about economy, healthcare, and education

Joshua Chaloub

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This is the third week of shows dedicated to candidate interviews for the provincial election for Northumberland Peterborough South on June 2. The order is completely random based on when the various campaigns were able to book interviews. The last two candidates for the provincial election are interviewed on this week’s show. Joshua Chaloub is the candidate for the New Blue Party. This is the first election for this brand new party. Continue Reading →

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Besides environment, Green Party candidate talks about opioids, housing and healthcare

Lisa Francis

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This interview is a bit different. Lisa Francis is a former student of mine from Loyalist College. You will hear her reference this in the interview. To avoid a conflict of interest, Olivia Waldriff, a reporter at Northumberland 89.7 FM, graciously stepped in to do the interview instead of me. So, here is Green Party candidate Lisa Francis. Continue Reading →

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Long-term care, housing divisive politics and more addressed by NDP candidate

KIM MCARTHUR JACKSON

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This is the second week of shows dedicated to candidate interviews for the provincial election for Northumberland Peterborough South to be held on June 2. The order is completely random based on when the various campaigns were able to book interviews. This week we will start with NDP candidate Kim McArthur Jackson. You might recognize her name. She was also the NDP candidate in the federal election this past fall. Continue Reading →

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Liberal candidate Jeff Kawzenuk discusses party platform, including healthcare, education and more

Jeff Kawzenuk

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This week’s show is the start of a series of candidate interviews for the provincial election in Northumberland Peterborough South. The order is completely random based on when the various campaigns were able to book interviews. Without any further ado, here is Liberal candidate Jeff Kawzenuk. Originally aired: May 13, 2022 Continue Reading →

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Incumbent Progressive Conservative candidate David Piccini addresses record

David Piccini candidate

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This week’s show starts a series of candidate interviews for the provincial election in Northumberland Peterborough South. The order is completely random based on when the various campaigns were able to book interviews. To begin, you will hear from incumbent David Piccini, the Progressive Conservative candidate. Originally aired: May 13, 2022

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New legislation makes it easier for developers, but less local control, says planner

PLan of subdivision

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The provincial government passed new legislation just before the end of April. It will make it easier for developers to get approvals for their plans. For some, it is reducing red tape. For others, it represents less local control. A mini-documentary featuring Anne Taylor Scott, the town planner for Cobourg, will explore how this will change where you live. Continue Reading →

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Details of a $110-million project bringing high-speed Internet to rural Northumberland

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If you are a person living anywhere in rural Northumberland County, there was good news for you last week. High-speed internet is coming. The little spinning beach ball is gone. The downloads that seem to take an eternity are over. That’s what politicians are promising. Continue Reading →

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Hospital board looking to become more diverse and inclusive during recruitment drive

Northumberland Hills Hospital Board 2019

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If you were to look at a group picture of the board of the Northumberland Hills Hospital, some things would stand out. First, you need to remove all the staff and department heads to see the community members. Then, you will notice there are more women than men. You might also notice that there is not a lot of diversity regarding representatives from community members beyond that. If you dig a bit deeper, you might also find there is not a lot of inclusiveness regarding race, economic class, and age. Continue Reading →

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County pays lion’s share of pilot regional transit system connecting to GO trains in Oshawa

GO Transit announcement

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Northumberland Peterborough South MPP David Piccini and Transportation Minister Carolyn Mulroney stood in front of a green GO bus and several municipal leaders. The message was simple. Northumberland County residents were getting a long-awaited connection to the GO station in Oshawa. It is a milestone announcement, especially with a provincial election only days away. In this interview, you will hear from county warden Bob Crate. Continue Reading →

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