Dec 17th, 2018
Government says Greenbelt will remain protected under Bill 66, but some aren’t buying it By Nathan Taylor Orillia Matters Environmentalists are sounding the alarm about a provincial bill that could allow municipalities to bypass certain regulations in the name of development. Bill 66, the Resto...
Dec 10th, 2018
News release from Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition, Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition and Ontario Headwaters Institute On Thursday, December 6, the provincial government tabled legislation known as the “Open for Business Bill”, or Bill 66. This bill provides municipalities with powers that endanger the c...
Nov 30th, 2018
Dan Davidson by Janis Ramsay Innisfil Journal Deputy Mayor-elect Dan Davidson has announced he is stepping down from his position as Friday Harbour Community Liaison Chair. Once an opponent of Friday Harbour while serving on a previous council, Davidson was later hired by the now defunct Ontario Muni...
Nov 16th, 2018
Speaking truth to power is not a conflict of interest for professional planners, board rules News release from Donnelly Law As the Globe and Mail reported on Nov 9, 2018, Mr. Victor Doyle MCIP, RPP has won his case against the Government of Ontario – he did not violate government ethics, his actions ...
Oct 22nd, 2018
51 municipalities across Ontario reported to have extended election by a day AWARE Simcoe note: Voters, check how candidates have responded to questions from AWARE Simcoe. To find their responses, go to: Candidates / Election 2018 on the menu bar and click on the required municipality. Then open the ...
Sep 26th, 2018
The following letter has been sent to the Town of Innisfil Council by resident Angela Gravelle Attention: Mayor Wauchope and Members of Town Council Your Worship and Members of Innisfil Town Council My name is Angela Gravelle, I am a resident of the Town of Innisfil and I am a concerned property owne...
Sep 7th, 2018
by Janis Ramsay Innisfil Journal With 18 years of previous council experience, acclaimed Ward 2 Coun. Bill Van Berkel is ready to serve again. And while he comes to the job with an open mind, he also has opinions about recent council decisions. “Uber is a good start, but it’s not the tota...
Aug 30th, 2018
Full report Innisfil mayor, two councillors in league with developer: integrity report By Brett Glover 107.5 koolfm Three members of Innisfil council are in hot water, an Integrity Commissioner’s report suggesting they exchanged confidential information with the developer of a “significant” project. ...