Listen to the audio of the All Candidates Meeting here: https://www.oronoweeklytimes.com/all-candidates-meeting/
It was a full house at the All Candidates meeting on Thursday, October 10. Over 25 questions were submitted from the public. The format chosen for the evening was after a two-minute opening, candidates were asked the same question, with 90 seconds to respond. With five candidates, two hours allowed for 10 questions, a two-minute closing statement and 10 minutes to meet a candidate personally.
Clarington Council is taking a big step and banning all single-use plastics from Town Hall as of November 30, 2019. Staff were also given the green light at the October 7 council meeting to move ahead with a proposed program that would see the elimination of single-use plastics in all municipal buildings and recreation facilities.
Who will be the next Prime Minister? In five days, that question will be answered.
Last Thursday the Orono Weekly Times sponsored an All Candidates Meeting. Despite being organized in a short timeline, I think it went well. I by no means did it all and am very grateful to those who helped. The goal was to have candidates tell us about themselves, what is important to them and what their party has planned for Canada over the next four years.
We had a lot of questions submitted, many asking the same thing. We chose not to direct questions to a specific candidate, but for them to all answer the same one.
PC candidate Philip Lawrence heads to the Kendal Community Centre to cast his early vote.
October is Community Support Month and Community Care Durham (CCD) acknowledges its accomplishments in playing a crucial role in keeping people living independently with quality of life in their homes and in their community.
Frank Vaughan, was acclaimed by the People’s Party of Canada riding association as the local candidate after he was the only person to enter the race.
If you were born after 1960, you did not have to the opportunity to see or hear a steam engine rolling down the tracks. Too bad you missed it, but you can still see them – in model form, at the Newcastle Community Hall.