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Nov 24th, 2019
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Minesing Wetlands From Nature Conservancy of Canada  Here’s a chance to secure the future of 80 acres of wetland, the only Canadian home of the Hine’s Emerald Dragonfly, and a key resource to assist in controlling floods and providing clean water for nearby communities. Giving Tuesday ...
Nov 24th, 2019
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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...
Nov 23rd, 2019
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‘There’s some wording confusion that’s taking place between the province and municipalities,’ councillor says By: Jessica Owen Collingwood Today For Coun. Mariane McLeod’s first motion before council since being sworn in, she has decided to make an environmental impact. First read during ...
Nov 19th, 2019
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Photoshopped sidewalk from Collingwood staff report, looking south on Hurontario Street at Golfview Drive.  Preliminary sidewalk designs for the east side of Hurontario Street between Lockhart Road and Tracey Lane were considered by committee on Monday night By Jessica Owen Collingwood Today Council ...
Oct 25th, 2019
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Warden George Cornell ‘After what happened in Toronto… there was a lot of anxiety that amalgamation would happen (here),’ says Collingwood mayor By: Jessica Owen Barrie Today October 25 2019 Late last night, Simcoe County Warden George Cornell got a phone call. “It turns out, it was...
Oct 23rd, 2019
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Bradford DM James Leduc says county contract is too large for one supplier Scroll down for update from New Tecumseth Free Press Online Waste Connections ‘made a fortune on this contract and they don’t give a rat’s behind on what they’re doing here,’ says Leduc By: Jessica Owen Barrie Toda...
Oct 17th, 2019
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It’s official: Collingwood Town Council votes unanimously to declare a climate crisis. From left, back: Back Row:  Kathy Jeffery, Steve Berman, Mayor Brian Saunderson, Deb Doherty, Yvonne Hamlin. Front: Tina Comi, Deputy Mayor Keith Hull, Mariane McLeod and Bob Madigan. ‘It’s an essential...
Oct 17th, 2019
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From Movie Night : To the Orcas with Love, a film by Hunstville filmmaker Natalie Lucier, who will be in attendance. Join us Friday October 18th, 7-9pm, at Collingwood’s Trinity United Church, for an excellent local film followed by spirited discussion led by Stephen Bede Scharper, author of Fo...
Oct 1st, 2019
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Hine’s Emerald Dragonfly, found for the first time in Canada, in the Minesing Wetlands in 2007. The following is Chris Evans’ submission to the ECCC Recovery Strategy Team, September 30, 2019: Thank you for the opportunity to comment on this important proposed Federal Recovery Strategy fo...
Sep 29th, 2019
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Hine’s Emerald Dragonfly – Chris Evans photo Update October 1 2019 – link to Chris Evans submission. Even though it is past the consultation deadline of September 30 2019 set by Canada Wildlife Services, you may still contact them to express concern, and let your elected representat...