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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 »

Pook says Catholic identity in schools should be preserved

Patricia Pook wants Catholic schools to maintain their identity. The retired high school teacher from Ridgetown has been active in her community and her church and says she understands the issues facing the system. The Issues: My platform has focused on retaining our Catholic schools and identity, maintaining our local schools, and continuing to teach… Read more »