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Nov 18th, 2018
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Christian Island, Georgian Bay  from the Blue Mountain Watershed Trust Foundation  The Blue Mountain Watershed Trust Foundation will hold its annual general meeting on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at the Craigleith Community Centre, 132 Lakeshore Road East, The Blue Mountains. Agenda: 4:00 PM – Social ...
Nov 16th, 2018
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  Environmental Commissioner Dianne Saxe Dr. Dianne Saxe, Ontario’s environment commissioner, set the stage with a wide-ranging and frank overview, ‘Climate Changes Everything’ by: BarrieToday Staff Third Age Barrie, A Life Long Learning Association, continued to provide stimulating ...
Nov 16th, 2018
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Speaking truth to power is not a conflict of interest for professional planners, board rules News release from Donnelly Law As the Globe and Mail reported on Nov 9, 2018, Mr. Victor Doyle MCIP, RPP has won his case against the Government of Ontario – he did not violate government ethics, his actions ...
Nov 16th, 2018
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November 5 2017: water walk finishes at Teedon Pit entrance -AWARE Simcoe photo by Andrew Mendler Midland Mirror The proposed expansion of a Tiny Township gravel pit will be going in front of the Ontario Municipal Board. Dufferin Aggregates, a division of CRH Canada, which owns and operates the Teedo...
Nov 15th, 2018
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“The need for genetically adapted native seeds has never been greater” – Margaret Curran, AWARE Essa FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ONTARIO TREE SEED PLANT IN ENVIRONMENTAL COMMISSIONER’S REPORT Angus, Ontario, November 15, 2018  -The critical role of the Ontario Tree Seed Plant in maintaini...
Nov 13th, 2018
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From Jack Gibbons North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance Last Friday (Nov. 9), the Town of Georgina issued a Stop Work Order after discovering that DG Group was clearing trees on its Maple Lake Estates property without a permit. According to the Order, all work on the Maple Lake Estates lands must stop im...
Nov 12th, 2018
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John Bacher By Dr. John Bacher November 12 2018 At a crucial time when the land use planning policies he forged under three different parties over 25 years are under attack by the newly elected government of Premier Doug Ford, veteran land use planner Victor Doyle won a major victory. It is of great ...
Nov 12th, 2018
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Photo shows Thundering Waters wetlands where offsetting scheme was tried in past. Development advocates at recent Growth Plan consultation by province urged wetland offsetting be permitted by change to provincial regulation. By Dr. John Bacher November 9 2018 On November 8, 2108 the newly elected Ont...
Nov 9th, 2018
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By Jeff Gray Globe and Mail The chief architect of the protected Greenbelt that surrounds the Greater Toronto Area’s suburbs has won a battle with the province after he was disciplined and demoted for speaking to The Globe and Mail and defending the anti-sprawl measure last year. Victor Doyle, a prof...
Nov 9th, 2018
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Many deceased people received voter’s cards, while many residents did not, says clerk by Gisele Winton Sarvis Midland Mirror Tay Township Clerk Alison Gray said the municipality had to make more changes to the voters list for the 2018 municpal election than in any election before, adding that t...