• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

Author "AWARE Simcoe"

Apr 12th, 2014
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The AWARE Simcoe Annual General Meeting is coming up! It will be held on Saturday May 3, 2014 at the Midhurst Community Centre, 74 Doran Road in Midhurst, starting at 10:00 a.m. Business will include:  1. Update on the Simcoe County Official Plan (SCOP...
Apr 11th, 2014
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By David Suzuki with contributions from David Suzuki Foundation Senior Editor Ian Hanington April is Earth Month, and April 22 Earth Day. We should really celebrate our small blue planet and all it provides every day, but recent events give us particul...
Apr 11th, 2014
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By Jacob Kearey-Moreland Orillia Packet & Times The Orwellian-named Fair Elections Act, while on the surface appearing to disenfranchise Canadian non-Conservative voters and, in other ways, advancing the interests of its authors, seems to have as i...
Apr 11th, 2014
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New Tecumseth Free Press  New Tecumseth’s annual debt service obligations grew to $5.4 million (P&I) in 2013, an increase of $1.58 million, reducing the municipality’s Annual Repayment Limit to $3.3 million in 2014, according to the Ann...
Apr 10th, 2014
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By Laurie Watt Barrie Advance A year of uncertainty about Springwater Park’s future has sown the seeds — and cash — for meaningful talks on a partnership to reopen the facility. The Springwater Park Foundation has so far raised $103,000 and it’s puttin...
Apr 10th, 2014
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OMB told Barrie wants traffic study, water budget; NVCA considers summer hearing ‘premature’ By Kate Harries The importance of the “Special Rule” that then Infrastructure Minister Bob Chiarelli brought in to make the Midhurst Secondary Plan legal was s...
Apr 10th, 2014
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Webster finds province’s approval ‘inconceivable’ Letter to the Springwater News As time advances and my municipal term comes to a close, I would like to take this opportunity to offer my position, as Springwater’s Ward 3 Councillor, ...
Apr 10th, 2014
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Letter to the Springwater News The Midhurst Landowners Group hosted a second community information meeting at the County museum on March 25th.  The presenters seemed sincere, professional and well-intentioned.  I overheard one of them say, “We are exci...
Apr 9th, 2014
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By Brad Pritchard Alliston Herald  ANGUS – A public meeting next month will allow residents to comment on a zoning matter that if passed will put a Barrie developer one step closer to building a new commercial plaza along Mill Street in Angus. Th...
Apr 8th, 2014
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When:   Saturday, April 12th, 10 am to 12 pm Where: Nottawasaga (Duntroon)Community Hall, lower level Just west of the CR 124 and CR 91 intersection in Duntroon Join us to get an update on the implementation and the future monitoring of the impacts of ...