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Jan 27th, 2020
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Scene from NVCA video  News release from the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) held its 60th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on January 24, 2020. Keith White, Councillor for the Town of Essa, was elected as Chair, Mariane McLeod, Councillor at...
Jan 26th, 2020
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From BTC The Be the Change Film Series (BTC) has become a Collingwood institution. Now in its 12th year, BTC has added a month on either end, extending the season from September to May. BTC screens environmentally and socially conscious movies at 5pm and 7:30pm every third Wednesday of the month at t...
Jan 24th, 2020
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Gary Christie of the Nottawasaga Steelheaders and Jack Imhof of Trout Unlimited Canada at Friday’s annual general meeting of the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority. -AWARE Simcoe photo By Kate Harries AWARE News Network In a keynote address to the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authorit...
Jan 23rd, 2020
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Ontario Ombudsman Paul Dubé: his office provides service at no cost to municipality.  Collingwood will now opt-out of the services currently provided by Local Authority Services (LAS) through a joint partnership with the County of Simcoe By: Jessica Owen Collingwood Today In the event of a closed-mee...
Jan 22nd, 2020
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Mayor Brian Saunderson – Collingwood Today photo Six-month education period now underway on new registry; will be reevaluated in six months before penalties start to be enforced By: Jessica Owen Collingwood Today Anyone wanting to lobby town officials will now have to add their name to the regi...
Jan 19th, 2020
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by Ian Adams Collingwood Connection A Collingwood councillor wants to see stricter rules when it comes to having big homes replace smaller ones. Coun. Yvonne Hamlin, following a concern about an infill project presented to council’s development and operations committee, suggested the perception is th...
Jan 19th, 2020
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Rick Lloyd by Ian Adams Collingwood Connection January 16 2020 Collingwood’s former deputy mayor is pushing back against any suggestion he was involved in misconduct, arguing his actions in seeing recreation facilities built were in the best interests of the community. In his closing submission to Pa...
Jan 17th, 2020
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Staff reports on options to come back before Governance Committee likely by the end of January; change would see council reduced from 32 to either 21 or 23 members See below for warden’s top five priorities By: Jessica Owen Barrie Today The size of Simcoe County council could be changing by the...
Jan 15th, 2020
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Nina Bifolchi Staff will look into storm-water management, legal services, transit, water and wastewater to find efficiencies as part of regional governance review By: Jessica Owen Orillia Matters While the province’s regional governance review fizzled out, the County of Simcoe is still looking at wa...
Jan 2nd, 2020
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Collingwood Inquiry lead counsel Kate McGrann Recommendations expected to impact municipalities across Ontario By Erika Engel Collingwood Today In 2019, the hearings for the Collingwood Judicial Inquiry brought more than three dozen witnesses to the stand. The inquiry was called by a vote of council ...