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Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority

Dec 5th, 2018
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Earlier map shows location of Metrus Development project. The company has now rebranded as DG Group. -North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance facebook In exchange, DG would give up its proposed Maple Lake Estates (MLE) project in a Provincially Significant Wetland From Jack Gibbons North Gwillimbury Forest...
Nov 23rd, 2018
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DG Group clears forest From Jack Gibbons North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance Special council meeting to discuss DG Group forest destruction Georgina Council will discuss what actions to take to stop further destructive clearing of the Maple Lake Estates lands by DG Group at a special council meeting on...
Nov 13th, 2018
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From Jack Gibbons North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance Last Friday (Nov. 9), the Town of Georgina issued a Stop Work Order after discovering that DG Group was clearing trees on its Maple Lake Estates property without a permit. According to the Order, all work on the Maple Lake Estates lands must stop im...
Nov 12th, 2018
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Photo shows Thundering Waters wetlands where offsetting scheme was tried in past. Development advocates at recent Growth Plan consultation by province urged wetland offsetting be permitted by change to provincial regulation. By Dr. John Bacher November 9 2018 On November 8, 2108 the newly elected Ont...
Oct 12th, 2018
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Oct 5th, 2018
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Jeff Lehman From Lake Simcoe Watch In response to Lake Simcoe Watch’s questionnaire, five incumbent mayors have said that their municipalities should work with the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) and the Government of Ontario to develop and implement a plan to reduce Lake Simcoe’s p...
Oct 2nd, 2018
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…and some do not – Lake Simcoe Watch questionnaire responses from Lake Simcoe Watch Barrie  In response to Lake Simcoe Watch’s questionnaire, 26 of Barrie’s municipal election candidates, including both candidates for Mayor, have said that the City of Barrie should work with the Lake Simc...
Sep 20th, 2018
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from North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance We asked the candidates for election to Georgina Town Council the following question: Do you believe the Town of Georgina should take all the necessary actions to ensure that the proposed Maple Lake Estates residential development is NOT built on the Paradise Be...
Sep 5th, 2018
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Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority planning head Rob Baldwin Excavated soil in Ontario could fill 16 Rogers Centres annually By Michael Smee · CBC News Aug 13, 2018 The construction boom around the GTA has generated a new black market for illegal soil dumps, according to environmental organiza...
Apr 17th, 2018
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by Janis Ramsay Innisfil Journal Innisfil town hall was packed with people for a meeting about Friday Harbour Resort April 11. Two main issues were discussed with the first, a rezoning bylaw allowing swimming pool uses throughout the resort, being approved by council. “It’s to permit pools in other p...