Jan 28th, 2016
By Ian Adams Wasaga Sun A pre-hearing will take place in March as Clearview Township officials challenge a decision by the Niagara Escarpment Commission to deny a permit to rebuild the 26-27 Sideroad. The NEC board decided in November not to grant the township’s application, which is part of an overa...
Jan 12th, 2016
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...
Jan 6th, 2016
Text of January 4 2016 letter to Town of Collingwood from Collingwood Aviation Business Park president Remo Niceforo: Deputy Mayor Brian Saunderson and Councillor Mike Edwards I am responding to your media release issued December 29, 2015, titled ‘Collingwood’s Support for Regional Airport’. Having s...
Jan 6th, 2016
By Ian Adams Collingwood Connection Secrecy over the future of the Collingwood Regional Airport is troubling to at least one municipal councillor. Collingwood council discussed the airport behind closed doors at its Jan. 4 meeting, which marks the third time in three months the future of the facility...
Dec 10th, 2015
AWARE News Network UPDATED The following resolution was moved by Deputy Mayor Barry Burton, seconded by Councillor Shawn Davidson and carried unanimously by Clearview Township Council on December 7 2015: Be it resolved that Council direct the CAO and Municipal Solicitors being Barriston LLP to appeal...
Dec 8th, 2015
Cutting at Beeton Woods in March 2015 By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Monday, they started taking down more of the Beeton Woods. Stephanie MacLellan, one of the Beeton residents who spearheaded an effort to save the woodland just northwest of her village, watched in horror. “They’re not even cutti...
Nov 25th, 2015
By Ian Adams Wasaga Sun The Niagara Escarpment Commission has thrown up a roadblock to a plan to upgrade the road network around County Road 91. At the NEC’s Nov. 19 meeting, commissioners went against the advice of their planner and said no to Clearview Township’s application to upgrade the 26-27 Si...
Nov 18th, 2015
By John Edwards Collingwood Connection Collingwood council turned down a request for a preemptive agreement allowing a proposed aviation park access to the regional airport, but that hasn’t scared away the developers. “We want to regroup and make a commitment to work with all of the regional municipa...
Sep 13th, 2015
AWARE News Network The first of five public informations sessions on Simcoe County’s search for a site for a composting and materials handling facility will be held Tuesday October 6 at the Simcoe County Museum. All the session will run twice on each day, from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm.The format will includ...
Sep 12th, 2015
How does the development industry work? Does the development industry buy up cheap farmland and then lobby small municipalities to rezone the land to build sprawling urban subdivisions where there is no employment, forcing home purchasers to commute? Does the development industry hire high priced law...