Aug 24th, 2016
‘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
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...
Apr 20th, 2016
New Tecumseth Free Press Innisfil’s search for help to finance more than $100 million to service its Hwy 400 corridor expansion, has found an angel investor in Simcoe County’s Economic Development Committee (EDC). At least the idea of it. As reported here last week, Innisfil CAO, Jason Re...
Mar 17th, 2016
By Rick Vanderlinde Innisfil Journal The majority of council wanted to debate and vote on a controversial recommendation last night that would have halted plans for a $70-million sewer project to allow more study. But there was no debate and no vote after Mayor Gord Wauchope used a procedural maneuve...
Feb 13th, 2016
Rethinking citizen engagement in Peterborough will ‘knock your socks off’ Peterborough This Week February 3 2016 One of Canada’s leading voices for citizen engagement and new approaches to planning is coming to Peterborough on Feb. 10, as guest speaker and “provocateur” at two events hosted by local ...
Feb 3rd, 2016
Innisfil Journal While municipal leaders pull for the resurrection of a mothballed plan to build a bypass between highways 404 and 400, an environmental lawyer says the idea is outdated. Laura Bowman said she’s disappointed York Region and Simcoe County mayors are reverting back to a transportation o...
Jan 29th, 2016
By Brea Bartholet Bradford West Gwillimbury Topic A major imprint of Bradford West Gwillimbury has been left on Queen’s Park following a meeting involving Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca. Mayor Rob Keffer, joined by Simcoe County Deputy Warden Terry Dowdall, York Region chairperson Wayne Emme...
Jan 12th, 2016
AWARE News Network A free public event to discuss issues surrounding Simcoe’s water, farmland and natural heritage systems ,and how we can protect these important resources through expanding the Greenbelt in Simcoe County. Saturday, January 30, 2016, 9:30-11:30 am Liberty North, 100 Caplan Avenue, Ba...