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Cambridge resident questions security of online voting

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October 14, 2018

Hespeler man says it’s too easy to commit voting fraud by way information mailed out NewsOct 13, 2018by Bill Doucet Cambridge Times Online voting has become an issue with one city resident after he received voter information for himself and the rest of his family in one envelope. Knowing their personal information, the man said […]


Cambridge must choose between honey and vinegar

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October 6, 2018

Opinion12:00 AMby Luisa D’Amato Waterloo Region Record Which leader do we want, Cambridge? Cranky Dad, who doesn’t sleep at night until he hears you sneaking into the house way past curfew? Or clever Mom, who talks you into doing the right thing, while making you think it was your idea all along? After attending a […]


A simple ‘sorry’ doesn’t cut it for photoshop controversy

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September 22, 2018

Opinion 09:26 AM Cambridge Times I am beyond upset that Doug Craig, the current mayor of Cambridge, can just simply just say “he is sorry” for his part in the removal of a candidate (Kathryn McGarry) from a group photo at a community event, as found on page four in your Sept. 18 paper. It […]


Kathryn McGarry’s Statement on the Cambridge Chamber Interviews

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September 19, 2018

Good Afternoon, Below is Kathryn McGarry’s statement on the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce’s candidate interviews and the debate surrounding the questions. “After seeing the stories on social media about how these interviews are being conducted, I reviewed the proposed format and questions with some of the candidates. I have decided not to participate in these […]


Citizens of Cambridge deserve better in mayor’s seat by Thomas Vann

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September 17, 2018

Opinion 09:09 AM Cambridge Times I’m guessing Al Coates regrets writing his letter, “Top job should go to someone who lives in Cambridge.” Since Al’s letter, Doug Craig’s campaign group imploded by showing on Craig’s campaign website a photo shot at the new bridge where mayor candidate Kathryn McGarry was removed and an unknown lady […]


Online voting is impossible to secure. So why are some governments using it?

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September 15, 2018

Democracy at stake The purpose of an election is not just to select a winner, but to convince the loser, and their supporters, that they lost. Trust in the voting process is, therefore, an essential element to any voting system. “Voting over the internet is not secure enough to be trusted for government elections,” Teague […]


McGarry targets Cambridge’s top job

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September 15, 2018

NewsSep 10, 2018by Ray Martin Cambridge Times Kathryn McGarry is seeking Cambridge’s top job in hopes of continuing her service to the city. – Ray Martin/Metroland Kathryn McGarry kicked off her bid for mayor Sept. 6, packing Preston’s Fiddle and Firkin pub. “I am running to be your mayor because I want to fight for […]


Cambridge, Ont., mayor apologizes after image of political rival edited out of campaign photo

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September 14, 2018

Image of mayoral challenger Kathryn McGarry edited out of campaign photo from bridge opening Kate Bueckert · CBC News · Posted: Sep 14, 2018 2:15 PM ET | Last Updated: 37 minutes ago   This is the altered photo which removed Kathryn McGarry. This photo was posted to a Facebook group by local resident James […]


Read what Craig had to say about Kathryn McGarry

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September 14, 2018

Kathryn McGarry exits as Cambridge MPP with no regrets Despite defeat, McGarry is proud of her achievements NewsJun 11, 2018by Ray Martin Cambridge Times Liberals cheered as Kathryn McGarry entered the room. – Ray Martin/Metroland Doug Ford’s blue wave across the province last Thursday has turned former Cambridge MPP Kathryn McGarry into a one-term wonder. […]


Racing against time

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August 30, 2018

Tom Vann, left, and Sheldon Rier of the Tyrods Classic Car club in Cambridge with their restored vehicles. Vann’s car is a 1967 Dodge Dart; Rier’s is a 1937 Studebaker Dictator coupe. – Peter Lee , Waterloo Region Record Sheldon Rier’s 1937 Studebaker during the Great Race from Buffalo to Halifax. – courtesy The Great […]


An 11-Year-Old Hacked Into a U.S. Voting System Replica in 10 Minutes This Weekend

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August 14, 2018

Emily Skinner practices soldering r00tz Asylum, a program for kids at DEF CON 24, one of the world’s largest hacker conventions in Bally’s Hotel & Casino on August 6, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The nonprofit, r00tz Asylum, gives kids a safe space to learn about cybersecurity. Ann Hermes – Christian Science Monitor/Getty Images By […]


Plenty of Cambridge, North Dumfries candidates for October’s elections

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July 27, 2018

Let the races begin News04:13 PMby Ray Martin Cambridge Times Nominations have closed for the October municipal elections and voters will have plenty of choices in candidates. – Metroland file photo The deadline for nomination has officially passed and there will be no lack of candidates to choose from in the upcoming October municipal elections. […]


Former MPP Kathryn McGarry running for Cambridge mayor

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July 19, 2018

‘I think that if I didn’t think I would win, I wouldn’t be running’: McGarry News03:34 PMby Lisa Rutledge Cambridge Times Former Cambridge MPP Kathryn McGarry, pictured her in a speech to her supporters following her loss in June’s election, has announced she is running for the job as Cambridge mayor. – Ray Martin/Metroland Former […]


ANOTHER HACK.. let’s see Craig and his IT professional sidetrack this one..

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April 21, 2018

Waterloo Region warns residents after My Waste App hacked Recycle Coach company’s app breached, region apologizes after 3,000 emails accessed News01:12 PMby Lisa Rutledge Cambridge Times – Region of Waterloo/Photo The Region of Waterloo is apologizing to subscribers of its My Waste app after the app was hacked and 3,000 email addresses were accessed and […]


A secure vote is a paper vote

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April 19, 2018

Opinion04:29 PMCambridge Times At city council’s March 27 meeting, professor Aleksander Essex of Western University gave a very informative presentation on the risks of online voting. His ideas suggest a very strong argument for maintaining a paper ballot vote, despite some councillors and city staff pushing for more use of online voting. Given the number […]


The threats against cyber-voting are real by: Ken Tuckey

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April 18, 2018

Opinion12:31 PMCambridge Times Re: “Fears about city website ‘hack’ overblown” letter to the editor by Mayor Doug Craig in April 12 Cambridge Times For the facts on cybersecurity and online voting, I encourage the residents of Cambridge to view a short presentation by Dr. Aleksander Essex, a Western University cybersecurity expert specializing in trustworthy elections, […]


In response to Doug Craig’s misleading information regarding INTERNET VOTING

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April 14, 2018

Wow! City Website ‘hack’ Overblown? Funny how a Cybersecurity professional from London Ontario had to go to the Press and reveal that the City of Cambridge had their website ‘hacked’ on February 11, 2018.  Had that not occurred, the residents of this city would have been left in the dark about such an incident. Mayor […]


Why is this Mayor fighting so hard for INTERNET VOTING.. when he knows it’s not secure!

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April 13, 2018

 ” he doeth protest too loudly” Fears about city website ‘hack’ overblown OpinionApr 12, 2018Cambridge Times I would like to respond to Ken Tuckey’s April 2 letter to the editor about cybersecurity, in which he suggests the city should reconsider offering an online voting option and insinuates the City of Cambridge did not disclose a […]


Waterloo rejects online voting, ranked ballot.. ( Why is Doug Craig fighting so hard for this questionable way to cast your ballot?

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April 8, 2018

City will use paper ballots and stick with first-past-the-post system for the 2018 municipal election NewsNov 21, 2016by Paige Desmond Waterloo Region Record WATERLOO — Waterloo council will stick with tradition and use paper ballots and the first-past-the-post system for the 2018 municipal election. Politicians voted Monday not to pursue online voting or use ranked […]


Cambridge should reconsider online voting

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April 2, 2018

Opinion10:11 AM Cambridge Times I was at Cambridge council March 27 when, later in the session, a very well-spoken professor from Western University, Dr. Aleksander Essex, did a presentation against online voting. He has a PhD in computer science and is very outspoken against cyber voting. Dr. Essex completed his PhD research on whether cyber […]


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