As we move through the “dog days of summer” and what an absolutely beautiful summer it has been, we are starting to prepare for our municipal and school board elections in October. The candidates across the district have been nominated, acclaimed in some cases, but the balances of those running are preparing for the countdown to Election Day. Signs are beginning to appear, blogs are active and we are now seeing the first of commercial/ads in most of the local media outlets.
At the Chamber, we have just recen … Read More »
By the time that this article is in print, the August long weekend and Summer in the Park will be over, and another memory will be added. No doubt that there will be discussions both good and bad, about the change in venue for the long weekend festival and how successful or unsuccessful it was. Looking in the rear-view mirror is always easier than taking chances and if we were only to look backwards, nothing would change.
The North Bay & District Chamber of Commerce would like to thank the volunteers and sponsors who have stepped up and tried something different to revive the annual celebration that is known as Summer in the Park. The countless hours that these people have put in over the past year, organizing this year’s event should not be over looked. Although the festival may not be suited for everyone’s taste or appetite, … Read More »
The race is on! With nominations for the upcoming municipal elections closing last Friday, there appear to be a number of individuals that have put their names forward to serve. Whether it is for the Mayor’s chair, municipal councils or school boards in the various municipalities within our district, many individuals have decided that they have what it takes to run. Congratulations to each and everyone of the incumbents that have decided to stay on and for the new comers into the world of politics, congratulations as well and good luck.
Over the next three months, in the lead up to the election, we as taxpayers will see and hear why each candidate deserves our support. As of the close of nominations, some municipalities and Boards have seen acclamations but for the balance, we will be seeing candidates in full election mode until October. For the next three months, taxpayers will be sorting through a constant barrage of information on each candidate and will hopefully make educated and info … Read More »
Four days and counting down, to the close of nominations for the Municipal elections taking place on October 22. Some new faces, some old faces and some yet to declare but no matter what, the race is on and it is important for all of us to be involved in this process and the upcoming election. The people that we elect, will set the tone for each Municipality and School Board in our District, for the next four years.
After the close of nominations this Friday, we will have three months to sift through the platforms of each candidate and choose who we see fit to represent us and our concerns that are important to each of us. It is tremendously important that if there are issues that individuals wish to see addressed, that they communicate with the candidates that have or will put their names forward, to get their perspective on wh … Read More »