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Feb 12th, 2021
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Town staff have proposed a legal agreement and financial deposit the town could use to plant new trees should the development not proceed to construction By Erika Engel Collingwood Today A local developer is hoping to jump ahead in the official order of approvals to get early permission to clear tree...
Jan 22nd, 2021
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News release from the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority For the second time in its 61 year history, the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) will be led by two women. In today’s Annual General Meeting, Mariane McLeod, Councillor for the Town of Collingwood was elected as Chair, wh...
Dec 4th, 2020
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Flat user-fee would result in an estimated 63% of residents paying more By: Jessica Owen Barrie Today Simcoe County is reconsidering the way residents pay for waste collection and, if passed through county council, most residents will be hit harder in the wallet for the same service. During a recent ...
Dec 4th, 2020
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Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs Friday afternoon, committee members voted in favour of Schedule 6 and the new amendments with MPPs Mitzie Hunter, Sandy Shaw and Ian Arthur voting against. The committee is chaired by Amarjot Sandhu PC Brampton West. Members are Jeremy Roberts PC, Ot...
Nov 26th, 2020
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From the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority By NVCA Planning Staff There is nothing more idyllic than building a subdivision right beside a river. The perfect family home backing onto the river banks, marketing materials illustrating a young laughing family playing alongside the water, grandpa...
Nov 24th, 2020
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  Screen Shot 2020-11-24 at 12.17.49 PM ‘We should let the province know it shouldn’t be sneaking stuff into budget bills’ – McLeod By: Erika Engel Collingwood Today  Collingwood council voted unanimously in favour of sending a resolution, letter, and comments from the townR...
Nov 17th, 2020
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Collingwood Mayor Brian Saunderson ‘We will do everything in our power to ensure the Province acts on the recommendations to change the Municipal Act and the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act’ AWARE News Network The following are Collingwood Mayor Brian Saunderson’s notes in addres...
Nov 17th, 2020
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Collingwood town council Each member of Collingwood council reacted to the findings in the final report of the Collingwood Judicial Inquiry By: Erika Engel Collingwood Today Members of Collingwood’s current council didn’t hold back as they condemned previous town officials for their ̵...
Nov 14th, 2020
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NVCA chair Keith White News release from the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority November 13 2020 On November 5, 2020, the Ontario government released changes to the Conservation Authorities Act and Planning Act in the provincial budget. The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) has ...
Nov 14th, 2020
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Ontario Premier Doug Ford From the Canadian Environmental Law Association  CELA will be hosting a webinar in partnership with Environmental Defence and Ontario Nature on Tuesday, Nov 17th at 7pm about the proposed changes to the Conservation Authorities Act and to the conservation authorities’ role i...