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Jun 21st, 2010
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By Miriam King Bradford Times April 15 2010The Town must review its Official Plan every 5 years, to ensure it complies with Provincial Policy, and the Official Plan of the upper tier government – in this case the County of Simcoe. But the last time the OP came up for review in 2005, things were...
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Jun 21st, 2010
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Braford Times – May 27 2010 — The Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury and the Town of Innisfil are partners in water. BWG up-fronted both the cost of the water pipeline from Innisfil’s Lakeshore water treatment plant to the Fennell Reservoir, and the cost of the Phase 2 expansion at t...
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Jun 13th, 2010
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Letter to Bradford Times March 12 2010 I read with interest the perspective on Dump Site 41 put forward by Deputy Mayor Roughley and Mayor White. Deputy Mayor Roughley is correct in pointing out that Site 41 was selected before the County took over in 1990 and that the MOE agreed it was a good [&hell...
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Jun 13th, 2010
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By Jay Gutteridge Simcoe.com April 22 2010The numbers don’t lie: there’s a lot of building going on in Bradford West Gwillimbury.The town received more than $1.2 million in building and septic permit fees last year, a report to town council from chief building official Jack Tosta states.The report, m...
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Apr 30th, 2010
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The second in a series of grassroots meetings in preparation for the October 25 municipal election in Simcoe County is to be held this week in Bradford.EVENT:      Spring into Action public meetingTIME:       9:30am-12 noon, Saturday, May 1.PLACE:     St. John’s Presbyterian Church, 2940 SR 10,...
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Dec 10th, 2009
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Open letter to Council, on Environment CommitteeAs a “Stop Dumpsite 41” supporter and a “Zero Waste” advocate, like James Leduc I am shocked that BWG Council voted down an Environmental Advisory Committee for BWG, 5 votes to 4. Mr. Leduc is right on with the present time being...
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Dec 7th, 2009
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By Sharon Lem Toronto SunA gas-fired power plant built in Holland Marsh’s “salad bowl” farmland will put Ontario’s rich soil and green belt land in jeopardy, community leaders argue. Community coalition groups have been outraged over the 393-megawatt plant since the Ontario Po...
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Dec 7th, 2009
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Green Party leader joins local farmers opposing location By Teresa Latchford yorkregion.comHolland Marsh farmers are hoping others will stand with them to fight the construction of the King peaker plant.The construction of Pristine Power Inc.’s York Energy Centre, a 393-megawatt natural gas-fir...
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Nov 29th, 2009
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Waste Strategies… Calling for Zero Waste in Simcoe Co. By Miriam King Bradford West Gwillimbury Times November 26 2009With construction of the Site 41 dump halted and only 10 years of landfill capacity remaining, the question is – how will the County deal with solid waste? Andrea Matrosov...