Municipal Elections 2018

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Municipal Election 2018: Mutton strongly favours Q&A session during council sessions

 

Former Cobourg councillor Miriam Mutton is looking to return to politics. After a failed mayoral bid in 2014, she is hoping to re-ignite her chances to serve once more. On Consider This Live, she talks about her strong support for a question and answer period at council meetings, along with her ideas around affordable housing. It is part of the Municipal Election series on Northumberland 89.7 FM. Continue Reading →

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Municipal Election 2018: Darling outlines his vision for keeping property taxes down

Cobourg councillor Brian Darling is running for re-election. He came on Consider This Live to discuss his position on the waterfront development, question period at council meetings and much more. He says property taxes should look after the town’s needs and the dividends from the utilities and industrial park to get the extras. It is part of the Municipal Election series on Northumberland 89.7 FM. Continue Reading →

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Municipal Election 2018: Miles Bowman suggests better ways to communicate with residents

Port Hope council candidate Miles Bowman discusses his strategies for opening up council, reaching out to the community, sexual violence policy, and the old hospital. He also talks about with his plan for the future of the town on Consider This Live. It is part of the Municipal Election series on Northumberland 89.7 FM. Continue Reading →

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Municipal Election 2018: Sharp champions infrastructure, openness on council

Cramahe Township council candidate Derek Sharp enters municipal politics after a run for a provincial seat last spring. The Trillium Party candidate has shifted his focus to local issues including infrastructure, connecting with residents and economic revitalization during an interview on a special edition of Consider This Live, part of the municipal election series on Northumberland 89.7 FM. Continue Reading →

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Municipal Election 2018: Terry Hickey tackles hospital controversy head on

Port Hope mayoral candidate Terry Hickey explains his position on the hospital over the past few months in a candid conversation, along with the purchase of the Queen Street mall and the future of the West Beach during a lively interview on a special edition of Consider This Live, part of the municipal election series on Northumberland 89.7 FM. Continue Reading →

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Municipal Election 2018: Raymond Benns uses traditional approach to run in Alnwick/Haldimand Township

Veteran Councillor Raymond Benns bocks at 21st-century politics online. He just puts up signs and knocks on doors – a successful strategy that has kept him in office for more than 20 years in Alnwick/Haldimand Township. Benns shares his views on the Russ Creek access road controversy, the Vernonville Community Centre,  upgrading the fire service and more during his interview on Consider This Live, part of the municipal election series for Northumberland 89.7 FM. Continue Reading →

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Municipal Election 2018: Bureau offers referendum on Cobourg waterfront

Cobourg council candidate Adam Bureau says he would not go forward with any marina expansion without a referendum. Hear his views on the entire Waterfront Master Plan, council openness and transparency, along with a bit of his biography in this interview on Consider This Live, part of the municipal election series on Northumberland 89.7 FM. Continue Reading →

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Municipal Election 2018: John Bickle seeks a seat on Port Hope council, again

Port Hope candidate John Bickle is familiar with local politics, having served on the former Hope Township council just before amalgamation. He ran for the mayor job during the last election but lost. Now, he is back. Listen to him give details about his platform during a special edition of Consider This Live, part of the municipal election coverage on Northumberland 89.7 FM. Continue Reading →

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