• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

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Dec 4th, 2013
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By Carey L Biron Asia Times WASHINGTON – As government representatives gathered on Tuesday in Indonesia for what could be final negotiations towards a global trade agreement under the World Trade Organization (WTO), environmentalists and social j...
Dec 3rd, 2013
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By Maija Hoggett Alliston Herald  NEW TECUMSETH – New Tecumseth has been warned against dipping into its reserves to achieve balanced budgets. Talking to council Monday night, Allister Byrne, a retired partner of Grant Thornton LLP (the town’s au...
From North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance The Maple Lake Estates (MLE) Loophole is “simply illegal and bad policy” according to the legal opinion submitted to the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) by Leo Longo, Senior Partner, Aird & B...
Dec 2nd, 2013
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By Peter Criscione Brampton Guardian  Brampton Brick says it is working to scoop up a concrete and masonry company that recently went into receivership. The deal could be worth up to $14 million and includes a state-of-the-art facility located in Simco...
Dec 2nd, 2013
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By Brad Pritchard Alliston Herald  ESSA – Essa council managed to shave another percentage off next year’s proposed levy during its latest round of budget talks. Earlier this month council was presented with the 2014 draft budget, which included ...
Dec 1st, 2013
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A new report by Pembina/RBC finds Greenbelt and Places to Grow legislation are not to blame for high housing costs By Christopher Hume Toronto Star When last we heard, the Pembina Institute and the Royal Bank were reporting that most suburbanites — 70 ...
Nov 28th, 2013
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By Laurie Watt Barrie Advance Barrie has another partner buying into the Lake Simcoe Regional Airport. Simcoe County is purchasing a 20-per-cent share in the airport on Oro-Medonte Line 7 North. The facility, with a 6,000-foot runway, also has Canada C...
Nov 28th, 2013
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Sierra Club Canada MEDIA RELEASE OTTAWA — New information from a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America should be enough to convince Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency ...
Nov 27th, 2013
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New Tecumseth Free Press November 26, 2013 Simcoe County councillors met this morning to approve a 2014 budget draft that was left largely untouched as tabled by staff last month, which will add $6.11 to the property tax bill per $100,000 of assessment...
From North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance November 26 201w At its Friday, November 22nd board meeting, the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) deferred making a decision on our request that it eliminate the Maple Lake Estates (MLE) loophole ...