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Mar 17th, 2018
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Developers Driving the Simcoe County Bus The comment period for the Province’s Growing the Greenbelt study areas proposal closed March 7. Simcoe County and most of the local municipalities are almost frothing at the mouth in opposition. They claim all the various existing pieces of legislation and of...
Mar 1st, 2018
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AWARE News Network The March 7 deadline is fast approaching for you to let the government know what you think about expanding the Greenbelt into Simcoe County. Here’s a map of the area to be studied (we’re not at the stage of defining an expanded greenbelt yet). This is a simple explanation of what y...
Feb 11th, 2018
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Warden Gerry Marshall  UPDATE County councillors voted Tuesday February 13 to approve this report. The Town of Innisfil will announce a public meeting date soon AWARE News Network The following is a staff report regarding a request from Friday Harbour Village Inc. (Geranium Corp.) for Simcoe County t...
Feb 9th, 2018
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by Janis Ramsay Innisfil Journal It’s up to the County of Simcoe to approve a huge development request from Innisfil’s Friday Harbour Resort. Friday Harbour Resort is requesting an official plan amendment to add 1,000 more residential units to its property. On Feb. 13, the county will discuss handing...
Feb 8th, 2018
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Dock structure  By Janis Ramsay Innisfil Journal The Town of Innisfil will likely have another planning appeal on its hands after council rejected an on-water boathouse proposal. At the Feb. 7 meeting, council denied a request from the owner of 3567 Crescent Harbour Rd., Andrew Rivkin and the Beaumon...
Feb 6th, 2018
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  by Janis Ramsay Innisfil Journal  Georgian Downs is asking permission to dump treated sewage into Innisfil’s drainage system. In a letter to the town, Georgian Downs facilities manager Peter Musgrove said the company needs a temporary solution for its failing sewage system. There are alr...
Feb 5th, 2018
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Lakefront owner wants to extend dock structure, add boathouse HOW THEY VOTED: AGAINST Ward 2 Richard Simpson Ward 3 Donna Orsetti Ward 5 Bill Loughead Ward 6 Carolyn Payne Ward 7 Rob Nicol IN FAVOUR Deputy Mayor Lynn Dollin Ward 1 Doug Lougheed Ward 4 Stan Daurio ABSENT Mayor Gord Wauchope For update...
Feb 1st, 2018
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Jennifer Howard photo From the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition We are pleased to partner with the Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA), the Ontario Headwaters Institute, and the Ontario Environment Network to present, “WaterScapes – A Community Discussion on Water Protection...
Feb 1st, 2018
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News release from NVCA UTOPIA, Ontario (January 29, 2018) – Gail Ardiel, Deputy Mayor for the Town of the Blue Mountains, will head the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) in 2018. Deputy Mayor Ardiel, an apple orchard owner and retired child care service provider, was acclaimed chair of...
Jan 12th, 2018
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AWARE News Network The province has organized a series of open houses (not meetings, as previously posted) to get feedback on its plans for “Protecting water for future generations: Growing the Greenbelt in the outer ring.” Further information as well as a list of public open houses being...