George’s Blog

Please check back regularly as I will post my views, ideas and responses as the election campaign progresses:

Recap: OLG announcement regarding casino, May 2012

Given that some time has passed since the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) announcement made in May, 2012 regarding their intention to expand private sector gaming in Ontario by establishing five (5) new gaming sites in the province, including one in our area, Mayor Patterson and Members of Council would like to update the community on the status of the potential 300 slot gaming facility in Wasaga Beach.

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Aware Simcoe Candidate Questionnaire

AWARE Simcoe has asked all candidates participating in the 2018 municipal elections to send in a completed questionnaire. Please click here to read the questions and my answers.

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Conflict of Interest 101

As I or my volunteers go door to door in the Community- I am taking notes of the questions they have and suggestions and concerns and I will be writing about them in my blog. Some have asked me to illustrate what “is a conflict of interest” so they can be clear on it, especially, in regards to some very false information being circulated on some social media sites.

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George Attended 18th Annual Lynn Leitch Memorial Golf Tournament

“On Friday, September 21, 2018, I had the privilege of playing in the 18th Annual Lynn Leitch Memorial Golf Tournament, held at the Nottawasaga Inn. We all know someone affected by cancer in one way or another, and this particularly good cause dedicates the proceeds to assisting breast cancer families.

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Economic Development in Wasaga Beach

During the past four years there has been virtually no construction of any new Commercial buildings except for the new building adjacent to Shoppers Drug Mart. In fact it is a disheartening scene throughout town with the number of vacant store fronts. These photos illustrate just a fraction of what you see when you drive through Wasaga Beach.

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