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Jun 13th, 2010
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Letter to Simcoe.com Apri 21 2010I would like to express my concerns regarding the town of Innisfil council’s preferred route for the Leslie Street extension directly through a provincially significant wetland (PSW). I believe they are voting at the end of April.Please check out the Town website – ww...
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Jun 13th, 2010
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Bruce Hain Simcoe.com February 19 2010 It’s time for a culture change within the Town of Innisfil, according to the municipality’s new top bureaucrat. John Skorobohacz, the Town of Innisfil’s recently hired chief administrative officer (CAO), spoke to members of the Greater Innisfil Chamber of Commer...
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Jun 13th, 2010
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By Chris Simon Innisfil Scope April 21 2010Implementing a town-wide water conservation program would be too costly to the municipality, according to a report released by Innisfil’s wastewater superintendent.Over the last few months, town staff have been investigating the feasibility of creating...
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Jun 13th, 2010
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By Rick Vanderlinde Simcoe.com April 20 2010INNISFIL —Mayor Brian Jackson has pleaded guilty to threatening Coun. Bill Pring with bodily harm. Mr. Justice Jon-Jo Douglas gave Jackson an absolute discharge in a Bradford courtroom Tuesday following the guilty plea. The Crown attorney’s office and Jacks...
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Jun 13th, 2010
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Letter on Simcoe.comRe: Town bill authorized after debate, Innisfil JournalApril 8. Lets get this straight. The Cortel Group of developers donates a piece of land (adjacent to other land they own) to The Royal Victoria Hospital supposedly for a future hospital and the Town of Innisfil gets stuck payi...
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Feb 28th, 2010
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By MARG. BRUINEMAN Barrie ExaminerA highly-contested marina resort project in Innisfil has been given the green light to clearcut a section of a Big Bay Point wetland. Members of the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority approved the application by Kimvar Enterprises during a meeting at Barrie...
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Feb 25th, 2010
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From Nicholas Rolfe, Environmental DefenceThere’s a crucial meeting of the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority Board coming up this Friday, where they will decide whether to grant a permit to cut trees on the site.Environmental Defence and the Innisfil District Association will be making ...
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Feb 15th, 2010
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BY Bruce Hain Alliston Herald February 02, 2010INNISFIL – A person well known to many Innisfil residents is running for mayor — again.Barb Baguley, a former Innisfil deputy mayor (1997-2006) and town councillor (1988 to 1997), has decided to re-enter the political arena. She filed her nominatio...
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Jan 30th, 2010
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By Chris Simon Innisfil Scope January 27 2010Big Bay Point Resort has taken a significant step forward.Town council unanimously passed bylaws that will allow preliminary work to begin on the 235-hectare resort, once specific site conditions have been met. If approval of those conditions are granted, ...
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Dec 19th, 2009
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By Chris Simon Innisfil ScopeTwo of the town’s water servicing issues were on display for residents recently. Municipal staff hosted public information centres for the proposed Golf Haven water supply system, and Alcona’s Pump Station 3 wet well projects. Both projects are currently under...