• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

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May 16th, 2017
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William Shotyk, right, addresses Tiny Township Council. Vickie Monague of Beausoleil First Nation, known for her role in stopping Dump Site 41, is at left, live streaming the presentation.  ‘There are people in the world who would give a limb to have water like this’ By Kate Harries ̵...
May 16th, 2017
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They Say No One Cares… From the Midhurst Ratepayers’ Association We’ve heard some on Springwater council believe that no one cares about the fate of Midhurst anymore – that people aren’t concerned about their water or the fate of their village. We absolutely know this is...
May 2nd, 2017
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AWARE News Network Dr. William Shotyk, Bocock chair of Agriculture and the Environment at the University of Alberta, will appear before Tiny Township Council to talk about the aquifer that, for decades, was threatened by Simcoe County’s plan for Dump Site 41. In 2006, Shotyk, the owner of an area Spr...
May 2nd, 2017
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From Concerned Citizens In Adjala/Tosorontio (CCAT) Incorporated Join Us! on Saturday May 6th at Somerville Nurseries, 5884 County Road 13 (south of Everett) for a Pancake Breakfast (8am to 10:30am), Soup Stock – sample delicious soups from local chefs — bring your own bowl and spoon event – (1...
Apr 27th, 2017
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From Sandy Buxton, Midhurst Ratepayers’ Association Is your water protected? Attend our AGM to learn more. Midhurst Community Hall, 74 Doran Road 7 pm AGM Business 7:30 pm Hydrogeologist Video Here’s the format: AGM – about 30 minutes -financial and activity reports —RATIFY bylaw am...
Apr 23rd, 2017
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There are so many Issues going on in Simcoe County it’s hard to know where to start. The Ontario Municipal Board hearing for the debacle of Burl’s Creek Event Grounds concluded several weeks ago. So a decision should be coming out soon. With all the illegal activities, fines and zoning violations inc...
Apr 13th, 2017
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From the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority Get your hands dirty for a good cause! Looking for a worthwhile community project for you, your family, school or group? We’re looking for volunteers to help with streamside tree planting! May 6, 2017, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, Collingwood Help plan...
Apr 7th, 2017
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David Crombie ‘We need bold policies to grow in a more sustainable manner that protects our vital assets (farmland, water and natural areas), reduces urban sprawl and encourages development of more complete communities.’ By STEVE PARISH & DAVID CROMBIE Toronto Star Some interests in the developme...
Apr 5th, 2017
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New Tecumseth Free Press Bradford West Gwillimbury mayor Rob Keffer put a notice of motion in play last night for his council to consider when it meets next month that would trigger a review focused on three options related to its future as a member municipality in Simcoe County. They are: 1) What an...
Apr 5th, 2017
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New Tecumseth Free Press Simcoe County councillors are expected next week to approve recommendations that will reduce the total number of allowable residential garbage bags and or containers collected at curbside, to four – including three with tags. Currently the maximum is eight, including se...