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May 26th, 2018
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From Lake Simcoe Watch We asked the provincial election candidates in the 11 Lake Simcoe watershed ridings what they are willing to do to protect Lake Simcoe – and where they stand on four issues that are vital to the health of the watershed . Their responses are now posted on our web site: www...
Apr 17th, 2018
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by Janis Ramsay Innisfil Journal Innisfil town hall was packed with people for a meeting about Friday Harbour Resort April 11. Two main issues were discussed with the first, a rezoning bylaw allowing swimming pool uses throughout the resort, being approved by council. “It’s to permit pools in other p...
Apr 11th, 2018
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Municipal Affairs Minister Bill Mauro called on to act From the North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance Ontario’s Minister of Municipal Affairs, Bill Mauro, has told TV Ontario that he is not contemplating issuing a Zoning Order to prohibit the DG Group from building a giant residential development o...
Apr 10th, 2018
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NDP MPP Peter Tabuns suggested that the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority was running roughshod over provincial laws Thanks to permits issued before Betamax went out of style, a development near Lake Simcoe is going ahead despite policies designed to stop projects exactly like it By John Mich...
Apr 9th, 2018
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Innisfil Councillor Rob Nicol  by Janis Ramsay Innisfil Journal Ward 7 Coun. Rob Nicol is calling for an investigation into what he calls leaked information from closed sessions. He brought forward a notice of motion April 4, adding he wishes to end closed sessions until an investigation is done. Nic...
Apr 9th, 2018
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An October 2016 overhead photo of Friday Harbour All Seasons Resort Request is for 60 per cent increase in units, plus changes in phasing, parking, roads, golf course The following is a notice of joint public meeting posted by the Town of Innisfil and County of Simcoe NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING: PROPOS...
Mar 29th, 2018
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Aurora Mayor and LSRCA chair Geoffrey Dawe -Aurora Banner photo Open letter to Lake Simcoe Watershed Community From the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority Recently the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (Conservation Authority) Board of Directors made a unanimous decision to approve a p...
Mar 27th, 2018
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Georgina Ward 3 Counc. Dave Neeson (left) and North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance Chair Jack Gibbons at the LRSCA board meeting. -Metroland photo March 23 board decision met with chorus of ‘shame on you’ from standing-room-only crowd by Heidi Riedner Georgina Advocate Pursuing a land swap t...
Mar 26th, 2018
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Nottawasaga River  AWARE News Network A flurry of outrage has been the response of Simcoe County politicians and planners to the province’s proposed expansion of the Greenbelt. The report from Clearview (see below) is an example. The CBC Radio interview with Gord Wauchope (scroll down for link)...
Mar 22nd, 2018
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Lake Simcoe AWARE Simcoe note: the staff recommendation was approved unanimously by the board members in attendance. The March 23 2018 motion was – Moved by: S. Macpherson (Oro-Medonte) Seconded by: K. Ferdinands (Whitchurch-Stouffville) BOD-049-18 RESOLVED THAT Staff Report No. 10-18-BOD regar...