Mar 22nd, 2016
Will help projects in Penetanguishene, Orillia, Collingwood and New Tecumseth By Ian Burns Midland Mirror SIMCOE COUNTY – The Ontario government is investing $5 million in Simcoe County infrastructure. Jeff Leal, minister of agriculture, food and rural affairs, was on hand to make the announcement Mo...
Mar 22nd, 2016
By John Edwards Collingwood Connection A discussion over the extension of the town’s chief administrative officer erupted into a skirmish between Collingwood’s mayor and deputy mayor. Mayor Sandra Cooper and Deputy Mayor Brian Saunderson faced off Monday night over Saunderson’s motion – introduced tw...
Feb 25th, 2016
By Patrick Bales, The Orillia Packet & Times Clearview Township and the Town of Collingwood have a new ally in their fight to get a wind turbine development blown off course. County of Simcoe council voted Thursday to join the municipalities in their appeals of Fairview wind project, which propos...
Feb 13th, 2016
Rethinking citizen engagement in Peterborough will ‘knock your socks off’ Peterborough This Week February 3 2016 One of Canada’s leading voices for citizen engagement and new approaches to planning is coming to Peterborough on Feb. 10, as guest speaker and “provocateur” at two events hosted by local ...
Feb 4th, 2016
By John Edwards Collingwood Connection Salaries paid to executives and employees of Collus Powerstream may soon be divulged, after Collingwood council passed a motion, Wednesday, asking for the information. While Collus Powerstream – and Collus prior to that – are publicly-owned, the companies fall ...
Jan 12th, 2016
AWARE News Network A free public event to discuss issues surrounding Simcoe’s water, farmland and natural heritage systems ,and how we can protect these important resources through expanding the Greenbelt in Simcoe County. Saturday, January 30, 2016, 9:30-11:30 am Liberty North, 100 Caplan Avenue, Ba...
Jan 6th, 2016
Text of January 4 2016 letter to Town of Collingwood from Collingwood Aviation Business Park president Remo Niceforo: Deputy Mayor Brian Saunderson and Councillor Mike Edwards I am responding to your media release issued December 29, 2015, titled ‘Collingwood’s Support for Regional Airport’. Having s...
Jan 6th, 2016
By Ian Adams Collingwood Connection Secrecy over the future of the Collingwood Regional Airport is troubling to at least one municipal councillor. Collingwood council discussed the airport behind closed doors at its Jan. 4 meeting, which marks the third time in three months the future of the facility...
Dec 8th, 2015
Cutting at Beeton Woods in March 2015 By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Monday, they started taking down more of the Beeton Woods. Stephanie MacLellan, one of the Beeton residents who spearheaded an effort to save the woodland just northwest of her village, watched in horror. “They’re not even cutti...