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Nov 23rd, 2020
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From Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition Wednesday November 25 – 7-8 pm webinar Video and presentation by Claire Malcolmson, Executive Director, Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition Development is the biggest growing threat to Lake Simcoe. Learn how development affects the lake, and what the Lake Simcoe Prote...
Nov 21st, 2020
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Property pictured here is a 48-acre chunk of land on Triple Bay Road in Tay Township for which Cherry Blossom Village is planned. Opponents say Minister’s Zoning Orders ignore environmental concerns while kowtowing to developers By: Andrew Philips Midland Today It might be just a three-letter a...
Nov 20th, 2020
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Orbit MZO, Yes or No? Residents to stand up for environment and democratic planning principles at County Council meeting News release from Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition On Tuesday November 24th Simcoe County Council will hear a request from the Town of Innisfil to support, or not, the use of a Ministe...
Nov 19th, 2020
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Mike Walters Amendments to Conservation Authorities Act ‘disconcerting’ and not reflective of feedback from consultations, says LSRCA official By: Nathan Taylor Barrie Today The CAO of the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) sounded the alarm in a recent letter to municipali...
Nov 14th, 2020
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NVCA chair Keith White News release from the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority November 13 2020 On November 5, 2020, the Ontario government released changes to the Conservation Authorities Act and Planning Act in the provincial budget. The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) has ...
Nov 14th, 2020
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Ontario Premier Doug Ford From the Canadian Environmental Law Association  CELA will be hosting a webinar in partnership with Environmental Defence and Ontario Nature on Tuesday, Nov 17th at 7pm about the proposed changes to the Conservation Authorities Act and to the conservation authorities’ role i...
Nov 14th, 2020
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Nottawasaga River -Gary Christie photo Action Alert – We Need Our Conservation Authorities From the Canadian Environmental Law Association – Scroll down for Environmental Defence, Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition and others On November 5, 2020, the Ontario government tabled omnibus budget mea...
Nov 13th, 2020
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Collingwood judicial inquiry in session last year. Rogers TV screenshot Recommendations include expansion of definition of family under conflict of interest act This is the second in a series of three reports on the Collingwood judicial inquiry, dealing with recommendations of interest in other munic...
Nov 6th, 2020
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Minister’s zoning order requested to fast-track development and construction of GO train station on Line 6; Project could be home for up to 150,000 people if fully built out as envisioned By: Miriam King Barrie Today Innisfil councillors approved the revised draft of its request to the Minister...
Oct 28th, 2020
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Futuristic rendition of high density development around the GO Train station at the centre of the Orbit. From Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition Innisfil Council has endorsed the use of a Minister’s Zoning Order (MZO) to fast track the building of a GO train station, with 20,000 people in 22 – ...