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Sep 9th, 2020
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Shannon McCready, Jessica Lehr, Jeff Young, and Carrington Lauzon are the organizers behind Pollinate Collingwood. Pollinate Collingwood group hoping to apply to have Collingwood designated as a Bee City in 2021 By: Jessica Owen Collingwood Today Since February, Pollinate Collingwood has planted many...
Jul 10th, 2020
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Initial estimates from the County of Simcoe indicate the new contract will cost taxpayers nearly double the previous contract By Jessica Owen Barrie Today July 2 Initial estimates from the County of Simcoe indicate the new contract will cost taxpayers nearly double the previous contract Editor’...
Jun 26th, 2020
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From #Just Recovery Simcoe June 18 2020 More than 30 organizations and businesses from across Simcoe County have allied to send a message to local municipalities, provincial and federal politicians — focus on a green and just recovery for the region. This alliance, known as Just Recovery Simcoe...
Apr 22nd, 2020
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Square-foot growing. -Free Spirit Gardens photo Community gardens across Ontario have been closed due to COVID-19, however a number of community groups say it’s a service essential for food security By Jennifer Golletz Collingwood Today Local communities throughout the Southern Georgian Bay are...
Apr 18th, 2020
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A rendering of the proposed ERRC on Horseshoe Valley Road.  ‘If we look at David and Goliath as an analogy, they’re taking away our slingshot and our rock,’ says one of the opponents of the Horseshoe Valley Road project ]By: Jessica Owen Orillia Matters With funding for the County of Simc...
Apr 8th, 2020
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By Emma McIntosh National Observer The Ontario government has suspended key environmental protection oversight rules, saying they could hinder its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The change allows the Progressive Conservative government to push forward projects or laws that could significantly imp...
Mar 13th, 2020
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Heritage Drive from the harbour to the terminals flooded after heavy winds and waves during the fall of 2019. Erika Engel/CollingwoodToday photo Provincial plan suggests more collaboration for flood risk mitigation and promises investment into early-warning stream monitoring system By: Erika Engel Co...
Feb 20th, 2020
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Georgian Bay Great Lakes Foundation chair Mary Muter and vice-chair Roy Schatz with Wasaga Beach Men’s Probus Club president Gene Stephenson. -Kate Harries photo By Kate Harries Springwater News There’s a chance that one of the greatest threats to the health of the Great Lakes can be turned bac...
Feb 14th, 2020
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                    Previously: No enthusiasm for TC Energy pumped storage project  ...
Jan 31st, 2020
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More than 40 recommendations for urban forest By: Erika Engel Collingwood Today Though money doesn’t grow on trees, the town’s towering trunks are working hard to supply more than $1 million in services to the municipality every year. According to the proposed Urban Forest Management Plan – whi...