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Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority

Sep 28th, 2016
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By Ian Adams Wasaga Sun A controversial proposal to develop a property on the eastern boundary of Wasaga Beach will move on to the next stage. On Tuesday, town councillors approved an official plan amendment for five hectares of land on Eastdale Drive, over the protestations of residents who claim th...
Sep 27th, 2016
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Highlights of the September 23 board meeting News release from the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority Next Board Meeting: October 28, 2016, at Barrie City Hall For the full meeting agenda including documents and reports, visit nvca.on.ca/about/boardofdirectors Following a nine-month pilot proj...
Sep 26th, 2016
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From Protect Wasaga Beach Wetlands (residents’ group) THE ISSUE. Proposal to amend the Official Plan of the Town of Wasaga Beach thus laying the groundwork for a Developer to build up to 156 Townhouse units on lands designated Provincially Significant Wetlands. AN UPDATE IS PROVIDED HEREUNDER •...
Sep 23rd, 2016
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News release from AWARE Simcoe Simcoe County should not be acting as an agent for a developer in pursuing a costs award, a spokesperson for AWARE Simcoe says. “AWARE Simcoe believes it is totally inappropriate for County lawyer Marshall Green to be representing both the County and Tecumseth Estates i...
Sep 20th, 2016
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  New Tecumseth Free Press The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority’s (NVCA) pilot project which was to reduce the size of its board of directors from 27 to 18 is at an end this month, and in its place is a move to make it permanent. The NVCA board meets this Friday, and a recommenati...
Sep 20th, 2016
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Major salmon migration event includes nature walk with conservation experts, gourmet meal, FREE kids lunch and entertainment From the Blue Mountain Watershed Trust The Blue Mountain Watershed Trust is holding a major event in Collingwood from 10am to 3pm on Saturday, October 1st. See the Salmon Run i...
Sep 20th, 2016
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  Letter from AWARE Simcoe board member and Beeton resident Stephanie MacLellan to New Tecumseth Free Press Regarding your story that Simcoe County is aggressively pursuing its cost award of $5,000 from AWARE Simcoe, an award County Council decided to give away if collected, we learn now County ...
Sep 16th, 2016
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updated Monday Sept. 19 2016 By Kate Harries AWARE News Network The Ontario Municipal Board has released a ruling on the County of Simcoe’s motion that the board does not have jurisdiction to overrule county council’s decision not to grant any Chiarelli population allocations to some majo...
Sep 14th, 2016
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New Tecumseth Free Press  Simcoe County, second in a line of two behind Tecumseth Estates in the order of who gets paid their court ordered costs imposed against AWARE Simcoe, first, is pursing an aggressive collection strategy by conducting an “Examination in Aid of Execution” to “...
Jul 20th, 2016
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Dozens of organizations and activists join residents calling for a ‘Bluebelt’ to protect water sources for the health and prosperity of the region News release from The Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition The Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition (SCGC) is calling on the province and county to expand the G...