News & Updates

  • All Charges Withdrawn (4/17/2019) - After a grueling 4 years of legal gymnastics, I am pleased we were able to finally resolve this matter. I think the withdrawal of all charges says it all and is in the best interest of justice.” From day one, I acknowledged there were some minor errors and omissions in ...
  • Response to Council Meeting Update on Compliance Audit (4/9/2019) - I was quite surprised at the information that was provided to Council and the public at the April 3 Council meeting and someone awestruck that it was not on the Agenda yet some members of public and council were aware of what would transpire. I will respond separately in due ...
  • News Report on Bill French Compliance Audit Pre-trial Conference (3/30/2019) - For a complete update on the court proceedings from Thursday March 28 regarding the Bill French Compliance Audit legal action read this story, http://aware-simcoe.ca/2019/03/township-bill-tops-310000-as-french-case-carries-on/h
  • Compliance Audit Legal Update (3/28/2019) - About 40 people attended the pre-trial conference today at the Provincial Offences Court in Barrie. Most of the hearing took place behind closed doors and the discussions are confidential. The parties agreed to another pre-trial teleconference in mid April to set the stage for either an agreed resolution or proceeding ...
  • Campaign Launched (Click for Details) (3/20/2019) - For immediate release Campaign launched to support former Springwater mayor on compliance audit injustice ELMVALE -- A citizens’ committee has launched a campaign to address the misuse of the Municipal Elections Act which resulted in 10 charges of alleged non-compliance against former Springwater mayor Bill French. “We believe Bill has ...