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Sep 20th, 2018
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  From Friends of Copeland Forest Come join us for a fun filled family day! We are hosting our Fall Fair at the Horseshoe Cross Country Centre, directly across the road from the resort at 1102 Horseshoe Valley Road, Saturday September 29 2018, 10 am to 2 pm. We will have a tractor-pulled wagon r...
Sep 20th, 2018
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by John Edwards Collingwood Connection The 2014-2018 term of Collingwood council was one of change. In addition to four first-time members to the group, including Deputy Mayor Brian Saunderson and councillors Bob Madigan, Tim Fryer and Cam Ecclestone, the term also saw changes to Collingwood’s govern...
Sep 19th, 2018
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Piles of wood chips mark the site of what was a mature hardwood forest. There is no indication of any farming activity since the clear-cutting in December, 2015. By Kate Harries AWARE News Network ‘Favoured’ and “non-favoured’ municipal election candidates are listed on an Oro-Medonte website – it co...
Sep 16th, 2018
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Beausoleil First Nation Chief Guy Monague, right, with friends, was among those who addressed a crowd of around 50 people who rallied prior to the Dufferin Aggregates community liaison meeting at the community hall on Thursday.  – Friends of the Waverley Uplands Facebook photo...
Sep 16th, 2018
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MPP Doug Downey, shown with Karen White, owner of Bridle Tree Farm which hosted the corn roast, and Cindy Mercer of Friends of Simcoe Forests, presents a certificate to honour those who protect our forests. From Friends of Simcoe Forests Saturday September 8 was the Friends of Simcoe Forests 2018 Cor...
Sep 14th, 2018
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Cal Patterson Municipality maintains there are no restrictive covenants on further development at Marlwood by Ian Adams Wasaga Sun September 12 2018 Wasaga Beach’s former mayor has stepped forward and into the middle of a dispute between the owner of a Wasaga Beach golf course and the people who live...
Sep 13th, 2018
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  From the Cheese Guy After Hours Song Swap Social ========= !!! LIVE MUSIC !!! ========= Friday September 14 – 6:30 to 8:30 pm 77 Yonge St. S., Elmvale ON ==== This is a fundraiser for Friends of Simcoe Forests ====...
Sep 9th, 2018
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Volunteers needed for TD Tree Days events in Stayner, Shelburne and the Minesing Wetlands this September. -NVCA photo News release from the NVCA The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) is looking for volunteers to plant trees in Simcoe and Dufferin counties. On Saturday, September 15, fr...
Sep 7th, 2018
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Nina Bifolchi at the recent launch of her campaign to be elected mayor of Wasaga Beach AWARE News Network Wasaga Beach Deputy Mayor Nina Bifolchi, now running for the position of mayor, has posted on her website an account of her past four years as a member of the Wasaga Beach Town Council. She raise...
Sep 7th, 2018
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by Janis Ramsay Innisfil Journal With 18 years of previous council experience, acclaimed Ward 2 Coun. Bill Van Berkel is ready to serve again. And while he comes to the job with an open mind, he also has opinions about recent council decisions. “Uber is a good start, but it’s not the tota...