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Mar 25th, 2017
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Bond Head before From Environmental Defence March 21 2017 The tiny village of Bond Head, just outside the Greenbelt, is not the kind of place you would expect massive urban growth to happen. With a population of 500, surrounded by farm fields, and largely still on septic and private wells, Bond Head ...
Mar 25th, 2017
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Marcy Burchfield AWARE News Network Toronto Star, March 9 2017, Is Ontario’s growth plan intensifying urban sprawl? TVO, March 10 2017, How one stray sentence blew a hole in Ontario’s Growth Plan Toronto Star, March 10 2017, Environmental group slams GTA developers for sprawl Barrie Examiner, M...
Mar 25th, 2017
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Should rural settlements in the Greater Golden Horseshoe be a focus for growth? from the Neptis Foundation March 9 2017 Ontario’s Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe states that “population and employment growth will be accommodated by… directing major growth to settlement areas that offer m...
Feb 12th, 2017
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Photo by Tony Bellissimo Innisfil proposes sweeping changes to shoreline building rules By Lindsay Histrop Lake Simcoe Association Lake Simcoe area residents are alerted to the Town of Innisfil planning department’s proposed new official plan which, if passed by Council, will allow the construction o...
Jan 27th, 2017
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Tay Township mayor acclaimed as chair of board of health Midland Mirror January 30 The Simcoe Muskoka District Board of Health acclaimed Tay Township Mayor Scott Warnock as chair at its Jan. 18 meeting. “I am honoured to be elected as the new chair of the board of health,” Warnock stated in a press r...
Nov 25th, 2016
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Some of the concerned Wasaga Beach residents who attended a county council hearing on the Easdale wetland. Among them – front row, fourth from right – is Town Councillor Sylvia Bray. -AWARE Simcoe photo By Kate Harries – AWARE News Network Some 30 Wasaga Beach residents watched from...
Nov 9th, 2016
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County of Simcoe statutory notice Notice of Requested Allocation 20,000 Population Program – Town of Wasaga Beach and Town of Innisfil Issued: November 1, 2016 TAKE NOTICE that a Request for population allocation within the County of Simcoe 20,000 population program has been received by: -Wasag...
Oct 3rd, 2016
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by Rick Vanderlinde Innisfil Journal Sep 29, 2016 A development that some Cookstown residents say will change the character of the community and others fear will impact environmentally sensitive land is a small step closer to reality. Council voted 5-4 last week in favour of designating lands north o...
Aug 24th, 2016
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‘All these issues were important and deserved serious attention’ Letter to the New Tecumseth Free Press from Stephanie MacLellan, Beeton As the one year Anniversary of AWARE Simcoe’s plight to Save the Beeton Woods at Simcoe County Council passed, I recall some pivotal discussions h...
Aug 18th, 2016
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from the Association of Municipalities of Ontario Lynn Dollin, Deputy Mayor of the Town of Innisfil, was acclaimed President of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) today at the Association’s 2016 conference in Windsor. “I’m proud to represent the interests of 443 Onta...