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There's a new candidate in the Collingwood Mayoral race

There are now two candidates for mayor, one for deputy mayor and four for council.
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Deputy Mayor Brian Saunderson will be campaigning for the office of mayor in the October municipal election.

Saunderson filed his nomination papers with the town last week. The race for mayor so far includes two candidates, Saunderson and former OPP detachment commander John Trude.

Current councillor Tim Fryer is running for deputy mayor.

Incumbent councillors Deb Doherty, Cam Ecclestone and Kathy Jeffery have filed nomination papers to run for a councillor’s spot again. Steve Berman has also filed papers to run for a councillor seat.

The municipal election also includes school board trustees. Hugh Caulfield of Wasaga Beach has filed papers to run for the English public school board trustee. Eric Lapointe of Barrie has filed to run for the French public school board trustee position.

Donald Blais of Bradford is the only person so far running for the French separate school board trustee position.

The election will be held October 22 and votes will be received online or by phone. Nominations close Friday, July 27.


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