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Sep 9th, 2018
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Volunteers needed for TD Tree Days events in Stayner, Shelburne and the Minesing Wetlands this September. -NVCA photo News release from the NVCA The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) is looking for volunteers to plant trees in Simcoe and Dufferin counties. On Saturday, September 15, fr...
Aug 11th, 2018
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By Ian Adams Wasaga Sun A Creemore man has taken his request for Clearview Township to provide copies of municipal documents in an accessible format to the province. It’s the latest chapter in a saga between Peter Lomath and the municipality that includes a decision by council to apply the township’s...
Jul 18th, 2018
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Janice Atwood-Petkovski by Ian Adams Wasaga Sun Clearview Township councillors will soon have a code to live by. Councillors were given an overview of the municipality’s first code of conduct, by the township’s first integrity commissioner, ahead of their July 16 council meeting. The code covers a mu...
Mar 26th, 2018
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Nottawasaga River  AWARE News Network A flurry of outrage has been the response of Simcoe County politicians and planners to the province’s proposed expansion of the Greenbelt. The report from Clearview (see below) is an example. The CBC Radio interview with Gord Wauchope (scroll down for link)...
Mar 17th, 2018
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Springwater DM Don Allen By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Simcoe County councillors have voted overwhelmingly once again not to provide funds so local First Nations and Metis can engage in consultation on an archaeological management plan (AMP). On Tuesday March 13 2018, council voted 21-8 (a weigh...
Mar 17th, 2018
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Developers Driving the Simcoe County Bus The comment period for the Province’s Growing the Greenbelt study areas proposal closed March 7. Simcoe County and most of the local municipalities are almost frothing at the mouth in opposition. They claim all the various existing pieces of legislation and of...
Mar 1st, 2018
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AWARE News Network The March 7 deadline is fast approaching for you to let the government know what you think about expanding the Greenbelt into Simcoe County. Here’s a map of the area to be studied (we’re not at the stage of defining an expanded greenbelt yet). This is a simple explanation of what y...
Feb 1st, 2018
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Jennifer Howard photo From the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition We are pleased to partner with the Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA), the Ontario Headwaters Institute, and the Ontario Environment Network to present, “WaterScapes – A Community Discussion on Water Protection...
Dec 11th, 2017
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From Kate Harries blog AWARE News Network The following is an analysis by Wellington County of the impact of mass appeals of aggregate site property taxes launched across the province in the last few years by the Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association, which reached a settlement with the Munici...
Dec 11th, 2017
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The anger was palpable. It came from residents of Oro-Medonte, Adjala-Tosoronto and Tiny. They were among 40 people from around the county who attended a workshop at the Oro Station community hall last week. The event was organized by Environmental Defence to get feedback on the “responsible aggregat...