Oct 20th, 2011
By Mary Riley Kawartha Media Group Oct 20, 2011 LINDSAY — While the City of Kawartha Lakes may not be home to a lake as big as Lake Simcoe, the importance and challenges of maintaining such precious resources were highlighted at a special council meeting on Tuesday (Oct. 17). Read more ...
Sep 1st, 2011
‘Innovation’ could help solve Upper York Region’s future waste problems By Chris Simon Innisfil Scope August 31 2011 York Region is looking for ways to handle sewage from a growing population, and part of that solution may involve Lake Simcoe. Read more ...
Jul 28th, 2011
Phosphorus removal saves nunicipalities $300,000 a year - Ducks Unlimited studyDucks Unlimited news release - July 27 2011 Barrie – According to a new study by Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) and the University of Guelph, wetlands currently remove harmful phosphorus from Lake Simcoe and save local munic...
Jun 23rd, 2011
Phosphorous load, pharmaceuticals, Holland River among the concernFrom Campaign Lake Simcoe June 23 2011York Region has identified the “Lake Simcoe Innovative Alternative” as the tentatively recommended alternative for a sewage treatment to accommodate the nearly 100,000 new residents and 50,000 empl...
Apr 21st, 2011
Province wants region to use local lake to service future growth By Amanda Persico yorkregion.com Apr 21, 2011 he province is forcing York Region to turn Lake Simcoe into a water treatment centre to accommodate massive growth and servicing in northern York Region over the next 20 years. The region ac...
Mar 13th, 2011
But Innisfil Creek is in need of help By Laurie Watt Simcoe.com March 11 2011 INNISFIL – Lake Simcoe’s getting healthier – but Innisfil Creek continues to be one of the worst creeks in the Nottawasaga River watershed. Updating Innisfil council on their 2011 levy requests, both the Lake Simcoe...
Feb 2nd, 2011
By SARA ROSS The Packet & Times January 28, 2011.Work done to Lake Simcoe in the past year has created a firm foundation for future progress in improving the lake's health, says Kate Jordan,spokesperson for the Ministry of the Environment.The first annual Lake Simcoe report was released by the Minist...
Jan 29th, 2011
By SARA ROSS, QMI AGENCY January 29 2011Work done to Lake Simcoe in the past year has created a firm foundation for future progress in improving the lake’s health, says Kate Jordan, spokesperson for the Ministry of the Environment.The first annual Lake Simcoe report was released by the Ministry...
Dec 30th, 2010
Newly Appointed Directors Asked to Re-Examine Decision News release from Environmental Defence December 22 2010 TORONTO, ON – By an 11-2 margin, the outgoing directors of the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) voted to approve Geranium Corporation’s massive 30-acre excavation of the La...
Dec 22nd, 2010
Brief to Innisfil Council December 10 2010Prepared for Environmental Defence and the Innisfil District AssociationIssue #1: Town of Innisfil and Conservation Authority Approval of Breakwaters and RevetmentsConstructing the proposed breakwaters involves the deposit of a very large amount of rock (from...