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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...
Apr 11th, 2018
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AWARE Simcoe’s Don Morgan and Karen Rathwell of Wellington Water Watchers at AGM. -AWARE Simcoe photo News release from Wellington Water Watchers Karen Rathwell, seven-year member of WWW, spoke in Simcoe County last Saturday April 7 2018 at the AGM for AWARE Simcoe. Karen advocates for the Onta...
Apr 11th, 2018
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Municipal Affairs Minister Bill Mauro called on to act From the North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance Ontario’s Minister of Municipal Affairs, Bill Mauro, has told TV Ontario that he is not contemplating issuing a Zoning Order to prohibit the DG Group from building a giant residential development o...
Apr 10th, 2018
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NDP MPP Peter Tabuns suggested that the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority was running roughshod over provincial laws Thanks to permits issued before Betamax went out of style, a development near Lake Simcoe is going ahead despite policies designed to stop projects exactly like it By John Mich...
Mar 29th, 2018
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Aurora Mayor and LSRCA chair Geoffrey Dawe -Aurora Banner photo Open letter to Lake Simcoe Watershed Community From the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority Recently the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (Conservation Authority) Board of Directors made a unanimous decision to approve a p...
Mar 27th, 2018
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Georgina Ward 3 Counc. Dave Neeson (left) and North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance Chair Jack Gibbons at the LRSCA board meeting. -Metroland photo March 23 board decision met with chorus of ‘shame on you’ from standing-room-only crowd by Heidi Riedner Georgina Advocate Pursuing a land swap t...
Mar 22nd, 2018
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Lake Simcoe AWARE Simcoe note: the staff recommendation was approved unanimously by the board members in attendance. The March 23 2018 motion was – Moved by: S. Macpherson (Oro-Medonte) Seconded by: K. Ferdinands (Whitchurch-Stouffville) BOD-049-18 RESOLVED THAT Staff Report No. 10-18-BOD regar...
Feb 9th, 2018
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by Janis Ramsay Innisfil Journal It’s up to the County of Simcoe to approve a huge development request from Innisfil’s Friday Harbour Resort. Friday Harbour Resort is requesting an official plan amendment to add 1,000 more residential units to its property. On Feb. 13, the county will discuss handing...
Feb 9th, 2018
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From Jack Gibbons, Chair, North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance More than nine months ago, the DG Group submitted an application to the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) seeking permission to build a 1,073 unit subdivision in the Paradise Beach-Island Grove Provincially Significant Wetlan...
Feb 8th, 2018
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Dock structure  By Janis Ramsay Innisfil Journal The Town of Innisfil will likely have another planning appeal on its hands after council rejected an on-water boathouse proposal. At the Feb. 7 meeting, council denied a request from the owner of 3567 Crescent Harbour Rd., Andrew Rivkin and the Beaumon...