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Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority

Oct 28th, 2020
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Futuristic rendition of high density development around the GO Train station at the centre of the Orbit. From Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition Innisfil Council has endorsed the use of a Minister’s Zoning Order (MZO) to fast track the building of a GO train station, with 20,000 people in 22 – ...
Oct 15th, 2020
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Futuristic rendition of high density development around the GO Train station at the centre of the Orbit. First phase of the Line 6 project could add 7,000 dwelling units and 20,000 people to the town By: Miriam King Barrie Today Innisfil town council has voted in favour of requesting a Ministerial Zo...
Oct 7th, 2020
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Ontario  Nature News Release On Thursday October 8th, York Region Council will hold a vote on a proposal to request that the provincial government open the Greenbelt to development. If passed by Council, it will seek permission to prepare a municipal plan designating industrial and commercial employm...
Aug 20th, 2020
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Back: Councillor Emmett Yeo, Councillor Clare Riepma, Mayor Virginia Hackson, Councillor Keenan Aylwin​, Mayor Margaret Quirk, Councillor Randy Greenlaw,​ Councillor Alex Waters, Fron: Councillor Shira Harrison-McIntyre, Regional Councillor Tom Vegh, Councillor Avia Eek, Regional Chairman Wayne Emmer...
Jul 27th, 2020
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From Andrew McCammon Ontario Headwaters Institute  The Ontario government continues its unparalleled and cynical assault on environmental protection and democratic norms. Its most recent effort was Bill 197, the COVID-19 Economic Recovery Act (2020), which had virtually nothing to do with COVID nor a...
Jul 17th, 2020
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News release from Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition Environmental coalitions around Lake Simcoe have been waiting for the Province of Ontario to start the Lake Simcoe Protection Plan review for many months, and today Barrie-Innisfil MPP Andrea Khanjin announced that the Ministry will initiate the statutor...
Jul 16th, 2020
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Pachter playfully presents the Queen in a moment of contemplation, pondering which hat to choose, or rather, which role to assume. Lake Simcoe group wants someone to make a big decision News release from Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition In support of the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition, one of Canada’s lead...
Jul 13th, 2020
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From the North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance The Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) has dismissed the request of Maple Lake Estates Inc. (MLE) for a review of the Tribunal’s December 2019 decision, which amended the Town of Georgina’s Official Plan by designating the MLE wetlands and woodlands...
Jul 11th, 2020
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From Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority Nature teaches many lessons. Use the outdoors to help your students learn math, science, language, art and more. Join Dana Eldon​, Outreach Coordinator and outdoor learning expert as she leads you through this 4 week online course that includes a one-hou...
Mar 8th, 2020
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Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition and The Couchiching Conservancy co-hosting forum Couchiching Conservancy news release  More green equals better blue. That’s the message of an event planned for landowners and residents committed to environmental health in the Lake Simcoe region. The Rescue Lake Simcoe Co...