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Jun 11th, 2019
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Collingwood Councillor Kathy Jeffery AWARE News Network Barrie Mayor Jeff Lehman, Tiny Deputy Mayor Steffen Walma and Collingwood Councillor Kathy Jefferey were elected to the board of directors of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities at the organization’s recent annual conference, held in...
Jun 7th, 2019
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Ontario Premier Doug Ford  Bill 108 Receives Royal Assent with Several Amendments From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario  Bill 108, the More Homes, More Choice Act, 2019 has now passed third reading at Queen’s Park and received Royal Assent. It is now law in Ontario. The Act makes signific...
Jun 6th, 2019
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The Least Bittern is assessed as ‘threatened’ on Ontario’s Species at Risk list – which means it lives here in the wild and is not yet endangered, but is likely to become so if steps are not taken to address factors threatening it. -Brandon Trentler photo Endangered species to...
Jun 6th, 2019
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UPDATE From Jack Gibbons Lake Simcoe Watch June 7 2019 On May 31st we received an email from Barrie’s bylaw enforcement officer stating that the City’s residents cannot put up lawn signs that ask Caroline Mulroney to help us save Lake Simcoe on private or public property. In response to yesterday’s L...
May 13th, 2019
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Doug Hevenor Concerns rise as funding dries up for conservation authorities by Brad Pritchard Alliston Herald Shortly after this year’s provincial budget was tabled, a steady stream of stories began to surface about all the funding cutbacks rolling out across the province, targeting everything ...
In Barrie
May 12th, 2019
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Something’s happening… -CBC News photo When Tuesday, May 21, 7pm Where Holly Community Centre (Multi-Purpose Room) 171 Mapleton Ave. , Barrie Who You! Hosted by The Leap Barrie Join us for a town hall meeting to help shape the vision for a Green New Deal for Canada. This event is one of m...
Apr 19th, 2019
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The Golden Eagle is endangered in Ontario, which means the species lives in the wild but is facing imminent extinction or extirpation. -San Diego Zoo photo News release from the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition It is becoming a pattern with this government to hear, once again, that Ontario’s most se...
Apr 16th, 2019
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2019-20 SCGC executive board: Charlene Strudwick, Phil Brennan,Tom Kurtz, Al McNair and Sandy Agnew. News release from the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition On Sunday, April 14, the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition (SCGC) held its annual general meeting to reset focus on upcoming priorities and vote...
In Barrie
Apr 16th, 2019
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From the Be Green Show The “Be Green Show” and the City of Barrie, invites you and the entire Family to attend a fun filled day learning and interacting with the companies and organizations making our great City a greener place. Date: Saturday April 20 Location: Holly Community Centre, 171 Mapleton A...
Mar 29th, 2019
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Beaver River wetlands – Friends of the Greenbelt photo Lakehead prof focusing research on Lake Simcoe, Visiting McGill professor offers ideas for carbon capture By: Nathan Taylor Orillia Matters Scientists and academics around the world are tackling one of the biggest issues of our time: climat...