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Jan 27th, 2020
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Scene from NVCA video  News release from the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) held its 60th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on January 24, 2020. Keith White, Councillor for the Town of Essa, was elected as Chair, Mariane McLeod, Councillor at...
Jan 24th, 2020
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Gary Christie of the Nottawasaga Steelheaders and Jack Imhof of Trout Unlimited Canada at Friday’s annual general meeting of the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority. -AWARE Simcoe photo By Kate Harries AWARE News Network In a keynote address to the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authorit...
Jan 17th, 2020
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Staff reports on options to come back before Governance Committee likely by the end of January; change would see council reduced from 32 to either 21 or 23 members See below for warden’s top five priorities By: Jessica Owen Barrie Today The size of Simcoe County council could be changing by the...
Jan 15th, 2020
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Nina Bifolchi Staff will look into storm-water management, legal services, transit, water and wastewater to find efficiencies as part of regional governance review By: Jessica Owen Orillia Matters While the province’s regional governance review fizzled out, the County of Simcoe is still looking at wa...
Dec 27th, 2019
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from Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority  Christmas Bird Count for Kids Date: Friday, January 3, 2020 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Location: Tiffin Centre for Conservation, 8195 8th Line, Utopia​​​ Christmas Bird Count for Kids is a fun, family-friendly citizen science event that provides families ...
Nov 25th, 2019
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from Utopia Hall All events at 8396 6th Line Utopia -Wednesday December 11: community update meeting starting @ 6:30pm (light supper to be available at no cost) to discuss the wonderful UTOPIA CONSERVATION AREA, seeking your input and involvement in the year ahead. -Sunday December 1: Musical brunch ...
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 ...
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 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...