FERGUS – Mayor Kelly Linton will not be running for re-election in the October municipal election. Linton made the announcement at the township’s project open house and town hall at the Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex on April 28.
Dan Yake announces he is running for mayor of Wellington North
WELLINGTON NORTH – A councillor for 28 years, Dan Yake has announced he's entering the race for mayor of Wellington North in the upcoming municipal election on Oct. 24.
Are you ready to vote in the upcoming municipal election?
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Have you moved or changed your name since the 2018 municipal election? Are you a new voter? Check to ensure your personal information is accurate before voting day on Oct. 24.
Kitras running for New Blue party in provincial election
CENTRE WELLINGTON – Councillor Stephen Kitras is throwing his hat into the provincial election as he announced on April 14 he’s running for the Wellington-Halton Hills seat as the candidate for the New Blue Party of Ontario.
Important dates for the 2022 municipal election
WELLINGTON COUNTY – As the 2022 municipal election nears, it may be time for prospective candidates to mark some important dates in their calendars.
Education workers hope provincial election will bring change
GUELPH – Panellists of the third instalment of the "Informed Democracy" series hope Ontarians will vote for an education-friendly candidate in the upcoming provincial election.
Shawn Watters plans to run for mayor of Centre Wellington
CENTRE WELLINGTON – Former county and township councillor Shawn Watters has announced his intention to run for mayor of Centre Wellington Township this fall.
Ashley Fox acclaimed as candidate for provincial Perth-Wellington Liberals
PERTH COUNTY— The Liberal candidate for Perth-Wellington in the upcoming provincial election has officially been announced.
Getting the urge
Anyone interested in running for council needs to circle April 21 on their calendar.
Health care should be an election issue: panellists of Informed Democracy series
GUELPH – The enemy of a robust public health care system is privatization and the time to do something about it is during the provincial election. That was the overriding sentiment of a panel of speakers in the Informed Democracy series.
Matthew Rae wins Progressive Conservative nomination in Perth-Wellington
MILVERTON - Matthew Rae, former public servant and community and education advocate, won the PC nomination in the riding of Perth-Wellington on March 5.
Thinking of running for council? Free workshop offers information, perspective
ABOYNE – Thinking of running for a local council seat? The municipalities of Wellington County have organized a free informational workshop for prospective council members.
Minto Mayor George Bridge won’t seek re-election
MINTO – Town of Minto Mayor George Bridge has announced he will not seek reelection in the 2022 municipal election taking place on Oct. 24.
Poverty and homelessness are provincial responsibilities and should be election issues, panellists say
GUELPH – The pandemic has shone a light on the challenges faced by people who live in poverty or homelessness and the upcoming provincial election is an opportunity to make real change.
Council awards contract to Dominion Voting Systems
WELLINGTON NORTH – Dominion Voting Systems, with headquarters in Canada and the United States, will provide two optical scanning tabulators to the township for municipal elections slated to take place on Oct. 24 across the province.