• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

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Dec 5th, 2013
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When: Saturday, December 7 2013 1:00 pm Doors open 1:30-3:00 pm Presentations and Discussion Followed by mingling and light refreshments Where: Monte Carlo Inn Barrie Suites, Huron Room, 81 Hart Drive, Barrie This is a joint event between Midhurst Rate...
Dec 5th, 2013
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We’ve been busy By Kate Harries AWARE News Network It’s been a month almost to the day since the AWARE website was hacked and taken off-line – and we know how much you’ve missed it. Now we’re back, with a new design, better security and man...
Dec 5th, 2013
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Heather Wright, CTV Barrie With Faurecia in Bradford announcing it will close – leaving 550 people out of work – there are new worries about the manufacturing sector in our region. Come February, those workers will be added to Ontario’s unemploym...
By Heidi Riedner Georgina Advocate Georgina Mayor Robert Grossi’s public statement last Friday explaining why he pleaded guilty to filling in shore lands without a permit on his private property has “deeply disappointed” the board of the Lake Simcoe Re...
Dec 4th, 2013
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CTV News A Bradford plant with more than 500 workers is shutting its doors in 2015. Faurecia North America told its workers today the Bradford seat mechanisms and frames plant will close in mid-2015. Stacie Tong, director of communications for Faurecia...
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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 ...