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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...
Mar 17th, 2018
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Springwater DM Don Allen By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Simcoe County councillors have voted overwhelmingly once again not to provide funds so local First Nations and Metis can engage in consultation on an archaeological management plan (AMP). On Tuesday March 13 2018, council voted 21-8 (a weigh...
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...