Jan 9th, 2019
Collingwood Councillor Deb Doherty makes a point at Tuesday’s meeting in Midhurst. -AWARE Simcoe photo Concerns include loss of protection, lack of transparency By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Concern and even alarm were the predominant sentiments expressed at a Midhurst meeting on Bill 66 h...
Dec 20th, 2018
News release from the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition and Rescue Lake Simcoe Local groups concerned about the future health of Lake Simcoe, Georgian Bay and protection of our drinking water are now calling on municipalities within Simcoe County and the Lake Simcoe watershed to take a stand against ...
Dec 17th, 2018
Government says Greenbelt will remain protected under Bill 66, but some aren’t buying it By Nathan Taylor Orillia Matters Environmentalists are sounding the alarm about a provincial bill that could allow municipalities to bypass certain regulations in the name of development. Bill 66, the Resto...
Dec 10th, 2018
News release from Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition, Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition and Ontario Headwaters Institute On Thursday, December 6, the provincial government tabled legislation known as the “Open for Business Bill”, or Bill 66. This bill provides municipalities with powers that endanger the c...
Nov 16th, 2018
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 ...
Oct 15th, 2018
From left, deputy mayoral candidates Bob Meadows, John Greer and George Gaffiero; and mayoral candidates Floyd Pinto and Doug Little. -AWARE Simcoe photo By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Here we are in Adjala-Tosorontio, a township at a crossroads and in turmoil. Well, the all-candidates’ meeting l...
Aug 24th, 2018
New Tecumseth Free Press Online Simcoe County’s expropriation of 0.045 acres of property in July 2012 as part of its Cty Rd 50 road widening project could end up costing the upper tier upwards of $200,000 once all the final bills are factored into the costs and damages the OMB awarded to the pr...
Jun 14th, 2018
Adjala-Tosorontio Coun. Bob Meadows, Deputy Mayor Doug Little and Mayor Mary Small Brett at Thursday council meeting -Alliston Herald photo CAO Eric Wargel denies Coun. Floyd Pinto’s claims about tax evasion by Brad Pritchard Alliston Herald Adjala-Tosorontio councillors Floyd Pinto and Bob Mea...
Apr 28th, 2018
from Concerned Citizens of Adjala-Tosorontio Soup Stock starts with a Pancake Breakfast, from 8am – 11am with local maple syrup and butter, chocolate milk and coffee – Adults $10, children 12 and under $5, family of four $20. Delicious Unlimited Soup from local ‘Chefs’ with ho...
Apr 27th, 2018
Simcoe County’s Rob McCullough by Shane MacDonald Alliston Herald The County of Simcoe’s director of solid waste says an application to develop a household hazardous waste depot at a landfill in Adjala-Tosorontio has been approved. A landfill located at 6815 Concession Road 4 in Adjala-Tosoron...