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Feb 21st, 2021
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From Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition Lake Simcoe is stressed by phosphorus loads, climate change, and invasive species. The Lake Simcoe Protection Plan (LSPP) addresses these issues and lays out regulations, monitoring, and outreach strategies to address these stressors. If implemented, the LSPP would p...
Feb 6th, 2021
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Holland Marsh -Bradford Today photo A recent plea from environmental groups about the Bradford Bypass has sparked some confusion, debate around the details of the project By: Jackie Kozak Bradford Today Bradford residents have been recently stirred up by the revival of the proposed link between Highw...
Feb 5th, 2021
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Statement on the Highway 400-404 Connecting Link from Bradford Mayor Rob Keffer This is a critical piece of infrastructure, and the need for the Highway 400-404 Connecting Link (also known as the Bradford Bypass) has been definitively proven through extensive public consultation as well as technical ...
Feb 3rd, 2021
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Farmland impacted by proposed route of GTA West Highway. Photo from The Pointer files The two projects at the heart of the argument are the Bradford bypass and the GTA West Corridor By: Isaac Callan Barrie Today After being ignored by Queen’s Park, environmentalists have taken their concerns to Ottaw...
Feb 3rd, 2021
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Approximate Bradford Bypass Route ‘Lake Simcoe is stressed by development impacts, salt from the expanding road network, and excess nutrients already’ News release from Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition Today, Environmental Defence, Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition and Simcoe County Greenbelt Coal...
Jan 27th, 2021
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Tereruve Vlahovic and her son Rene on their 80-acre farm in Vaughan, slated to be taken over for the proposed GTA West highway.  -Toronto Star photo Ford government has fast-tracked a new GTA freeway during COVID-19, sparking local opposition By Noor Javed Toronto Star When Rene Vlahovic talks about ...
Jan 25th, 2021
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Bradford Councillor Peter Ferragine News release from the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority At its 70th Annual General Meeting, Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) board members and guests heard from LSRCA’s expert staff about the many accomplishments throughout 2020. “I want to...
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Jan 1st, 2021
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AWARE SImcoe These Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition fact sheets describe the lake’s environment, policy initiatives, and what you can do on your own property. Please share. Naturalizing Lake Simcoe Shorelines What Is The Lake Simcoe Protection Plan? What You Can Do To Keep Lake Simcoe Clean Lake Si...
Dec 7th, 2020
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Instead of reducing congestion, building highways actually makes it worse Letter from Sylvia Bowman, former board member Ontario Nature, East Gwillimbury to Bradford Today Recently, the provincial government, through provisions in Bill 197, COVID-19 Economic Recovery Act, moved to fast-track 400 seri...
Dec 4th, 2020
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Flat user-fee would result in an estimated 63% of residents paying more By: Jessica Owen Barrie Today Simcoe County is reconsidering the way residents pay for waste collection and, if passed through county council, most residents will be hit harder in the wallet for the same service. During a recent ...