Every year the Moose talks with local mayoralty candidates about the issues and this year’s no different. Today we hear from Alice Murphy, who is running for re-election in Muskoka Lakes Township.

We asked Murphy what she would do if re-elected to help ensure Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare maintains important access to local hospital services for local residents….

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Here’s Murphy’s comments on what she would do to boost the number of year-round jobs in her municipality…

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And what she would do concerning the Bala Falls issue if she is re-elected…

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Youth migration out of Muskoka continues to be a problem. Murphy was asked what she would do if re-elected to help keep youth employed in our area…

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Finally, keeping taxes low is on everybody’s minds when it comes to thinking about local government. Murphy has commented on her plan to keep taxes low if she’s re-elected…

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In the coming days we will be showcasing Murphy’s opponent in the mayoralty race Don Furniss and his answers to the same questions.