Ontario municipal election 2018: Hamilton Township
Roles are switching on Hamilton Township with councillor Bill Cane being acclaimed the next mayor.
Cane will succeed Mark Lovshin, who has decided to seek one of three positions as a councillor-at-large. Lovshin is also the acting Warden of Northumberland County.
Councillor Scott Jibb has also been acclaimed as the township’s next deputy mayor, following Gary Woods, who is also running as a councillor-at-large.
Bill Cane (acclaimed)
Scott Jibb (acclaimed)
Councillor-at-large (3 to be elected)
Mark Lovshin (current mayor)
Patricia McCourt (incumbent)
Gary Woods (current deputy mayor)
Hamilton Township is a rural region located in central Ontario situated north of the towns of Port Hope and Cobourg. It’s about halfway between Toronto and Kingston, north of Highway 401. The township is a predominantly rural region with several hamlets, including Baltimore, Bewdley, Gores Landing, Cold Springs and Camborne. Agriculture and tourism are economic drivers with the latter focusing on access to the massive Rice and the Oak Ridges Moraine
Median total income of couple economic families with children (2015)/Ont. median
Crime Severity Index (2017) – municipal/Ont.
24.02*/55.40 – *As part of Northumberland OPP statistics
Violent Crime Severity Index (2017) – municipal/Ont.
12.31*/68.69 – *As part of Northumberland OPP statistics
Kim Rudd (Liberal) – Northumberland-Peterborough-South
David Piccini (Progressive Conservative) – Northumberland-Peterborough South
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