Jun 26th, 2020
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
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
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
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...
Feb 20th, 2020
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
Previously: No enthusiasm for TC Energy pumped storage project ...
Jan 31st, 2020
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...
Jan 26th, 2020
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...