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Jun 26th, 2020
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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
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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
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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...
Mar 13th, 2020
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Heritage Drive from the harbour to the terminals flooded after heavy winds and waves during the fall of 2019. Erika Engel/CollingwoodToday photo Provincial plan suggests more collaboration for flood risk mitigation and promises investment into early-warning stream monitoring system By: Erika Engel Co...
Mar 8th, 2020
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Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition and The Couchiching Conservancy co-hosting forum Couchiching Conservancy news release  More green equals better blue. That’s the message of an event planned for landowners and residents committed to environmental health in the Lake Simcoe region. The Rescue Lake Simcoe Co...
In Barrie
Feb 25th, 2020
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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...
Feb 14th, 2020
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Lake Simcoe’s phosphorus pollution has risen by more than 30% under Ontario’s protection plan – but working together, we can reduce phosphorous, protect fisheries and stop algae blooms From Lake Simcoe Watch Today we are releasing our new report: Cleaning-Up Lake Simcoe: A Discussion Pape...
In Barrie
Jan 23rd, 2020
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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
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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...
In Barrie
Jan 20th, 2020
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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’...