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App wants to bring change in Brooke-Alvinston

Glen App says it’s time for a change The 47 year-old farmer is seeking a councillor’s position for the first time, hoping to be able to contribute in Brooke-Alvinston. Why did you decide to run? Basically I thought it was time for a change. A lot of the council have been in there quite a… Read more »

Meyer wants more industry near Union Gas in Dawn-Euphemia

Jason Meyer wants to see more economic development near Union Gas. The 43 year-old contractor who has served nine years on Dawn-Euphemia Council is seeking re-election Oct. 22. He wants to see more industry set up shop near the gas plant. Why did you decide to seek another term? “There is lots to be done… Read more »

Wardell worried greenhouse operator caught in red tape in Dawn-Euphemia

Brad Wardell decided to run for Dawn-Euphemia council after trying to get answers from current council members about economic development. The 67 year-old retired mechanic who now runs a riding stable with his wife, says he started asking questions about a greenhouse operator who tried to build in Edys Mills and wasn’t satisfied with the… Read more »

Welsh says Petrolians are happy and content this election

As Liz Welsh goes door-to-door in Petrolia she’s finding “most people are happy and content.” Welsh, a councillor for the last 12 years, is running for mayor. While the other candidates say people have been talking about the desire for change after the Nov. 2017 resignation of the former CAO under unusual circumstances, Welsh says… Read more »