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Jul 10th, 2018
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Letter of Intent between Town and FRAM from Nina Bifolchi campaign website  Please note: this post is in my opinion only. LOI – Letter of Intent RFEOI – Request for expression of interest RFP – Request for proposal If elected as your Mayor on October 22, 2018, I will support a review/audit of all act...
Jul 9th, 2018
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Jul 6th, 2018
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AWARE News Network The Canadian Urban Institute convened the Excess Soil Symposium in December 2017 to discuss solutions and areas of further development required to support beneficial reuse of excess soil in Ontario, with a focus on soil receiving sites. Over 20 speakers (including the Environmental...
Jul 4th, 2018
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by Janis Ramsay Innisfil Journal Simcoe County council has now signed off on adding 1,000 extra homes at Friday Harbour Resort in Innisfil. The developer applied for an amendment to both the town and the county’s Official Plans in order to add 1,000 units to its site. The town agreed to the addition ...
Jul 4th, 2018
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Notice from County of Simcoe Notice of Adoption Simcoe County OPA 2 TAKE NOTICE that the Corporation of the County of Simcoe enacted By-law No. 6754 to adopt Official Plan Amendment No. 2 to the Official Plan for the County of Simcoe on the 26th of June, 2018, pursuant to Section 17 and 21 of [&helli...
Jul 2nd, 2018
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Water from the aquifer underlying Site 41 gushes from a local well -Bill Shotyk photo Correction of date: this rally is Wednesday July 11, 2018 – an incorrect date was posted earlier. AWARE Simcoe apologizes for the error. Time: 7:00 PM Location: Township of Tiny Community Centre, 91 Concession...
Jul 1st, 2018
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From the Cheese Guy Acoustic Music Jam – BYOI – Bring Your Own Instrument! All are Welcome When: Friday July 6 from 3 to 5 pm Where: The Cheese Guy, 77 Yonge St. S., Elmvale Why: Fundraiser for Friends of Simcoe Forests, donations gratefully accepted....
Jun 29th, 2018
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Ontario Tree Seed Plant stakeholders discuss next steps at meeting chaired by Fred Somerville of Somerville Nurseries, right. Among those present were, from left, Susan Antler, chair, Friends of the Utopia Mill & Park; Barb Boysen, general manager of the Forest Gene Conservation Association; Rob ...
Jun 27th, 2018
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Mayor Harry Hughes by Shane MacDonald Barrie Advance Oro-Medonte’s incumbent mayoral candidate Harry Hughes has taken down a website after a resident complained it was in contravention of an election period policy. Hawkestone resident Paul Sanderson submitted a complaint to the township of Oro-Medont...
Jun 26th, 2018
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Collingwood Connection photo by John Edwards Collingwood Connection As members of council entered the chambers for their meeting, a crowd chanted “We want answers.” This was a portion of a group of a about 90 people who rallied outside town hall prior to the June 25 meeting. The rally came on the hee...