• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

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Apr 7th, 2014
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From MegaQuarry News We don’t normally send you an update at the start of the week, but the Public Meeting deserves a special bulletin! Despite a spring snowstorm that shut down local roads, about 200 people packed into the Centre Dufferin Recrea...
Apr 7th, 2014
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From Ward 5 Councillor Jack Hanna newsletter An Ontario Municipal Board Prehearing related to the Mega Development in Midhurst is scheduled for 10:00 AM Wednesday, April 9 at the Springwater Township administration centre, 2231 Nursery Road, Minesing. ...
Apr 2nd, 2014
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By Chris Fell Collingwood Connection The Blue Mountains council has given its support to the efforts of a group of area citizens trying to save the Nottawasaga Lighthouse. Nick Brindisi, the Publicity Chair of the Nottawasaga Lighthouse Preservation So...
Apr 2nd, 2014
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New Tecumseth Free Press Online A multi-faceted infrastructure expansion in Bradford West Gwillimbury (BWG) will require Simcoe County to push forward planned improvements to the intersection of Cty Rd 27 and the 5th Line. The project was scheduled for...
Apr 2nd, 2014
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by Angela Bischoff for the Ontario Clean Air Alliance  Despite promising to put “Conservation First” the Wynne Government’s new conservation plan once again treats low-cost efficiency improvements as an afterthought. In its new conservation strategy, t...
Apr 1st, 2014
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New Tecumseth Free Press Online BG Properties Inc has approval to undertake earthworks and clearing trees from its 560 unit residential Willow Glen subdivision in Tottenham. The earthworks agreement, ratified last night by council, permits the develope...
Apr 1st, 2014
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New Tecumseth Free Press Online The Terri Caron era in New Tecumseth will end officially Aug. 25th, when the Town’s Chief Administrative Officer/ In House Counsel, “will step down following the last scheduled Council Meeting of this term (e...
Apr 1st, 2014
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By: Sara Hershoff Creemore Echo  Thousands of acres of prime farmland in Melancthon Township – including land once slated for a mega-quarry – now owned by Bonneville Financial Inc. will continue to be farmed for decades to come, says company president ...
Mar 29th, 2014
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Turning off the lights for an hour doesn’t really accomplish much. If you want to really make a difference there are some small things you can do every day to make a difference: 1. Stop using/buying water in disposable bottles. 2. Pack waste free...
Mar 28th, 2014
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UPDATE: Podcast of this discussion available HERE From Gary Cerantola Gary Cerantola, host of It’s Your Town Beach Talk on Beach Boooster Radio, will discuss how an urban development planned for Springwater Township the projected size of the City of Or...