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Jan 4th, 2017
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Letter to the Bradford Times from Cindy Mercer, Springwater – December 19 2016 I was interested to read that the County has now acquired another property to add to the Simcoe County Forests; however, I am concerned about misrepresentations that have been made to the Kirkup family that are refle...
Dec 7th, 2016
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Bradford Times The Simcoe County Forest has now grown in size, with the addition of 104 acres (42 hectares) in Bradford West Gwillimbury. The property is the Kirkup Woods, described as Part Lot 18, Concession 12 in Bradford West Gwillimbury – a portion of the 200 acre farm formerly owned by the Kirku...
Sep 15th, 2016
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Map shows sites formerly under consideration for waste facility, including the selected C-136 site on Horseshoe Valley Road: there was no discussion of an update report. But councillors vote 16-8 to proceed with consultant’s recommendations By Kate Harries – AWARE News Network An attempt by Bra...
Feb 13th, 2016
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Rethinking citizen engagement in Peterborough will ‘knock your socks off’ Peterborough This Week February 3 2016 One of Canada’s leading voices for citizen engagement and new approaches to planning is coming to Peterborough on Feb. 10, as guest speaker and “provocateur” at two events hosted by local ...
Feb 3rd, 2016
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Innisfil Journal While municipal leaders pull for the resurrection of a mothballed plan to build a bypass between highways 404 and 400, an environmental lawyer says the idea is outdated. Laura Bowman said she’s disappointed York Region and Simcoe County mayors are reverting back to a transportation o...
Jan 31st, 2016
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  Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte MP Alex Nuttall addresses the Greenbelt meeting Life is a pay-attention contest: Oakville Mayor Rob Burton By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Protecting the natural environment makes communities more livable, safeguards our food and water for the future and reinvigora...
Jan 29th, 2016
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By Brea Bartholet Bradford West Gwillimbury Topic A major imprint of Bradford West Gwillimbury has been left on Queen’s Park following a meeting involving Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca. Mayor Rob Keffer, joined by Simcoe County Deputy Warden Terry Dowdall, York Region chairperson Wayne Emme...
Jan 22nd, 2016
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By Miriam King, Bradford Times “Tonight is a special night for us, and for Bradford West Gwillimbury as well… Years of work have unfolded to get us to this point.” The speaker was Darren Steedman, Vice President of DG Group (formerly Metrus), addressing a Public Planning Meeting on Januar...
Jan 21st, 2016
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New Tecumseth Free Press Simcoe County Deputy Warden Terry Dowdell led a delegation Tuesday for an audience with Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca and representatives from the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) to press for moving forward on the Hwy 400/404 link – ‘Bradford bypassR...
Jan 12th, 2016
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AWARE News Network A free public event to discuss issues surrounding Simcoe’s water, farmland and natural heritage systems ,and how we can protect these important resources through expanding the Greenbelt in Simcoe County. Saturday, January 30, 2016, 9:30-11:30 am Liberty North, 100 Caplan Avenue, Ba...