Jun 26th, 2020
From #Just Recovery Simcoe June 18 2020 More than 30 organizations and businesses from across Simcoe County have allied to send a message to local municipalities, provincial and federal politicians — focus on a green and just recovery for the region. This alliance, known as Just Recovery Simcoe...
May 30th, 2020
Updated June 26 2020 AWARE News Network The Adjala-Tosorontio Farmers’ Market pilot project will open July 10 and run on July 24, August 7 and 21, September 11 and 25 in the upper parking lot of the Adjala-Tosorontio Municipal Grounds at 7855 Sideroad 30 (at Hwy 50, just south of Hwy 89). The A...
Apr 8th, 2020
By Emma McIntosh National Observer The Ontario government has suspended key environmental protection oversight rules, saying they could hinder its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The change allows the Progressive Conservative government to push forward projects or laws that could significantly imp...
Feb 25th, 2020
Ann-Marie Kungl Global News February 24 2020 Ann-Marie Kungl has won a byelection to fill the vacant Ward 3 seat on Barrie city council, according to unofficial results released by the City. The results, which still need to be certified, were released by the City of Barrie Monday evening. According t...
Jan 23rd, 2020
Maya Moore Barrie climate-change panel calls for end to sprawl, green-space losses by Chris Simon Barrie Advance Plant more trees. Contain new development to infill properties. Stop the loss of green space and farmland. If Simcoe County municipalities — and the separated cities of Barrie and Orillia ...
Jan 22nd, 2020
Maya Moore of Fridays for Future, Dr. Brent Elsey from Barrie DOCS, Barrie Councillor Keenan Aylwin and Margaret Prophet of the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition at today’s news conference in Barrie. Climate Emergency Declarations, Stopping Sprawl and Preserving Green Spaces Necessary Steps New...
Jan 20th, 2020
Association of Municipalities of Ontario seeking feedback on proposed full-producer-responsibility model by Chris Simon Barrie Advance Following up on a recent request for feedback from the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), Barrie councillors say they’re prepared to transition the city’...