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Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority

Jun 7th, 2019
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Ontario Premier Doug Ford  Bill 108 Receives Royal Assent with Several Amendments From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario  Bill 108, the More Homes, More Choice Act, 2019 has now passed third reading at Queen’s Park and received Royal Assent. It is now law in Ontario. The Act makes signific...
Jun 4th, 2019
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From left, Byron Wesson, director of conservation services with the NVCA, Laura Kucey, Ontario regional co-ordinator for the EcoGift program, NVCA chair and Wasaga Beach Councillor George Watson, Springwater Township Mayor Don Allen, John Dunsmore, Rosemary Dunsmore, Leonard Dunsmore and Barbara Anne...
May 14th, 2019
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Wasaga proposes disbanding conservation authorities By Ian Adams Wasaga Sun Is it time for conservation authorities to be dissolved? The Town of Wasaga Beach thinks so, as it advocates that Queen’s Park dump the region’s two conservation authorities and hand off their duties to Simcoe County as...
May 13th, 2019
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Doug Hevenor Concerns rise as funding dries up for conservation authorities by Brad Pritchard Alliston Herald Shortly after this year’s provincial budget was tabled, a steady stream of stories began to surface about all the funding cutbacks rolling out across the province, targeting everything ...
Apr 25th, 2019
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Ontario cuts tree planting By Allison Jones, The Canadian Press Ontario is cancelling a tree planting program, with those involved warning the move will lead to the loss of jobs and environmental benefits that forests provide. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry told Forests Ontario the da...
Apr 16th, 2019
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May 2017: Flooding across Simcoe, Muskoka, GTA CBC News A day after the PCs tabled their first budget, the government notified conservation authorities that the province will be reducing payments to flood management programs by half. Essex Region Conservation Authority (ERCA) is losing around $100,00...
Mar 22nd, 2019
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Nottawasaga River – NVCA photo Highlights of the March 22, 2019 board of directors meeting From the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority The board of directors approved NVCA’s 2019 budget. The budget came in at $4.9 million, up $184,600 from 2018. Funds from municipal levy represent 49% of...
Feb 10th, 2019
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Singer and environmentalist Sarah Harmer Friday February 22: Sarah will be joined by Tim Gray, Jeff Monague, Becky Big Canoe, and the Caswell Choir Lions From the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition, Environmental Defence and the Lake Simcoe Rescue Coalition We are thrilled to announce that Sarah Harme...
Jan 31st, 2019
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Utopia Pond -NVCA photo From Friends of the Utopia Gristmill & Park Please join us for a community Open House about the Vision for the Utopia Conservation Area. When Saturday February 2 and Sunday February 3 – 10am to 1pm Where  Utopia Hall (8396 6th Line, Utopia) For more information call ...
Jan 28th, 2019
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From the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority website 2019 NVCA Board of Directors AGM report Chair: Councillor George Watson, Town of Wasaga Beach* Vice-Chair: Councillor Keith White, Township of Essa* Second Vice-Chair: Councillor Donna Jebb, Town of New Tecumseth* Councillor Bob Meadows, Town...