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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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By Bill French Springwater News Mayor Allen in the last SN edition noted the feedback from the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) in regard to the Part II bump up orders requested by a number of parties that were concerned about the negative impact of the Midhurst Secondary Pl...
Dec 8th, 2019
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By Donovan Vincent Toronto Star Innisfil, a rural town north of Toronto with seemingly endless country roads, vast open fields, no public bus service and onions as its best known commodity, wants to change its narrative and become a city of the future. Through a project known as the Orbit, the small ...
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...
In Barrie
Oct 4th, 2019
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Four out of five federal candidates in Barrie-Innisfil attended the GreenPAC debate on the environment at the Lakeshore Library in Innisfil By Miriam King Barrie Today Climate change and the state of the environment have become key issues in this federal election. On Thursday night, one of ‘100 Debat...
In Barrie
Oct 4th, 2019
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All Candidates Debates sponsored by Barrie Chamber of Commerce Barrie-Innisfil  Date: Tuesday Octover 8, 2019 Barrie-Innisfil debate Where: Barrie & District Association of Realtors, 676 Veterans Drive Barrie When: 5:30 pm – Doors Open 6:00-8:00 pm – Debate xxxxxx xxxxxxx xxxxxxx Barr...
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...