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Kelly-Maitland wants to look at community health in St Clair

Michelle Kelly-Maitland believes in proactive — not reactive — government. The political newcomer is hoping to bring that quality to the role of Ward 1 St. Clair Township councillor if she’s elected Oct. 22. “I think we need to be proactive and see what we might be overlooking,” she says, adding “our biggest problems are… Read more »

High-speed internet job one for Kingston in St. Clair

Tracy Kingston is well aware of the importance of bringing high-speed Internet to St. Clair Township. “My 22-year-old daughter tells me we absolutely need it,” the Ward 1 councillor says, adding it will be her top priority if she’s elected Oct. 22. Kingston, an incumbent, is just finishing up her first term, says she views… Read more »

Dew wants to represent youth in Brooke-Alvinston

Kenneth Dew wants to attract new agriculture related businesses to Brooke-Alvinston. The 67 year-old retired landscaper and bookkeeper is running for the third time for municipal office. Dew decided to run to represent a new generation. “Sooner or later young people needed a break. What it is now is the older generation is in there… Read more »

Everaert wants to get rid of St. Clair’s ‘old boys’ club’

Mayoral candidate Brian Everaert thinks fresh blood is badly needed in St. Clair Township. “Council is sometimes referred to as an old boy’s club,” Everaert says. “It’s time for some new faces with fresh ideas and strategies,” Everaert says, adding a new mayor with a “passion for politics” can be the “driver of political change.”… Read more »