Feb 28th, 2010
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...
Feb 25th, 2010
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 ...
Feb 15th, 2010
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...
Jan 30th, 2010
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, ...
Dec 19th, 2009
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...
Dec 19th, 2009
By NICKI CRUICKSHANK Barrie ExaminerThanks for nothing. That was the feeling many Innisfil (soon to be Barrie) residents left with after last night’s city boundary open house. Cathy and John Adriaanse hate the thought of Barrie life, but they at least wanted some straight answers about what bei...
Dec 4th, 2009
By Chris Simon Innisfil Scope December 2 2009Innisfil council will have to significantly reduce its planned spending over the next few years, or the municipality risks running out of debt capacity by 2012, according to a report from a town consultant. Town planning consultant Craig Binning presented ...
Dec 4th, 2009
By Chris Simon Innisfil ScopeMunicipal staff may be asked to investigate water quality on properties near a former gravel pit, if a town councillor gets his way. Councillor Dan Davidson introduced a motion calling on staff to investigate water concerns on private properties surrounding a townowned fo...
Oct 29th, 2009
Comment by Chris Simon Innisfil Scope Imagine finding out that your well, which has been in use for decades, is producing unsafe drinking water. It’s a situation that a significant percentage of residents living in the Big Cedar Point area have been facing since 2005. At that time, the town con...