• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

Author "AWARE Simcoe"

Jan 27th, 2014
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By Mark Calzavera Council of Canadians One of the best parts of being an Organizer is working with local groups that are battling to protect their communities from unwanted industrial development. We are currently engaged with more than a dozen such ca...
Jan 26th, 2014
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Economic Effects of 2013 and Surviving 2014 From Mayor Gerry Marshall The Town of Penetanguishene is hosting a public consultation session on Saturday February 22, 2014 from 10am to 12pm at the Arena (Brian Orser Hall. 61 Maria St.) The purpose of the ...
Jan 26th, 2014
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My view: Recent Springwater Township Council actions By Bill French – Local Advocate and Council Watch A number of things have transpired at Township Council that suggest that some are jockeying for position for the Fall 2014 Municipal Elections....
Jan 24th, 2014
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New Tecumseth Free Press January 24, 2014 Simcoe County council’s first draft Code of Conduct presented in November to its governance committee then sent back to staff for further revisions, is back on the agenda January 28 including an amendment...
Jan 24th, 2014
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By Meade Helman Very short council meeting this week as they get back into the swing of things after a months absence. BUSES: Buses are starting May 1st on a 9:00 to 5:00 schedule. Councillor Simpson question again why the buses didn’t run on a longer ...
Jan 23rd, 2014
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By Cheryl Anderson Prince Edward County Field Naturalists  This report only deals with the first part of the day today. The PECFN counter appeals and cross appeals and the intervener South Shore Conservancy was completed in the late morning and the aft...
Jan 22nd, 2014
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New Tecumseth Free Press  A report to Simcoe County’s Committee of the Whole recommends initiating the public notification stage to announce the continued pursuit of a central composting facility (CCF) that would handle existing green bin organic...
In Barrie
Jan 22nd, 2014
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By Cheryl Browne, Barrie Examiner Confusion over an education centre in downtown Barrie is being brought to you by the letter H. While Mayor Jeff Lehman might have a few choice words he’d like to attribute to it, a City of Barrie’s zoning b...
Jan 22nd, 2014
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By Brad Pritchard Alliston Herald ADJALA-TOSORONTIO – Adjala-Tosorontio is gearing up for battle at the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) as its controversial growth plan for Everett continues to make its way through the approval process. Township di...
Jan 22nd, 2014
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The following is the text of a presentation being made to local councils by AWARE Simcoe board members Kate Harries and Anne Learn Sharpe. The next presentation will be to Collingwood Council on February 10 at 5 pm. Musical adaptation of slide show Nav...