• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

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Feb 9th, 2018
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by Janis Ramsay Innisfil Journal It’s up to the County of Simcoe to approve a huge development request from Innisfil’s Friday Harbour Resort. Friday Harbour Resort is requesting an official plan amendment to add 1,000 more residential units to its prop...
Feb 9th, 2018
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From Jack Gibbons, Chair, North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance More than nine months ago, the DG Group submitted an application to the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) seeking permission to build a 1,073 unit subdivision in the Paradise B...
Feb 8th, 2018
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Dock structure  By Janis Ramsay Innisfil Journal The Town of Innisfil will likely have another planning appeal on its hands after council rejected an on-water boathouse proposal. At the Feb. 7 meeting, council denied a request from the owner of 3567 Cr...
Feb 8th, 2018
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From the Township of Springwater The February 21, 2018 Springwater Council Meeting has been rescheduled to begin at 5:00 pm to allow for a Public Information Session regarding the Province of Ontario’s proposed study area for the expansion of the green...
Feb 7th, 2018
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by John Edwards Collingwood Connection The Town of Collingwood is currently $36 million in debt. Councillors received a financial update during the strategic initiatives committee meeting on Feb. 5. Mike Switzer said the town’s debt management policy i...
Feb 7th, 2018
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From AWARE Essa Hug that tree! On Valentine’s Day we celebrate the Ontario Tree Seed Plant and beam out love and hope for its continued operation. Meet on the sidewalk near Huron and King Streets in Angus from 3 pm to 5 pm. Walk with us if you LOVE Ont...
Feb 7th, 2018
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Springwater compliance audit committee members Colin McLarty, George Wodoslawsky and Robert Barlow leave the township administration centre after meeting last month. AWARE Simcoe photo By Kate Harries AWARE News Network The cost to taxpayers of a commi...
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Feb 6th, 2018
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  News release from Fisheries and Oceans Canada From coast to coast to coast, Canadians have signaled their strong passion for protecting the fish and fish habitat that play such a vital role in our environment, our communities and our livelihoods...
Feb 6th, 2018
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Michael Foster  “If other people don’t take action, mine makes no difference. The only way what I did matters is if people are stopping the poison” by Jessica Corbett Common Dreams Michael Foster, the valve turner who temporarily halt...
Feb 6th, 2018
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  by Janis Ramsay Innisfil Journal  Georgian Downs is asking permission to dump treated sewage into Innisfil’s drainage system. In a letter to the town, Georgian Downs facilities manager Peter Musgrove said the company needs a temporary solu...