Dec 7th, 2017
Margaret Prophet of the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition, Bernard Pope of the Ontario Farmland Trust and Springwater Mayor Bill French. -SCGC photo Discussion welcomed on Greenbelt expansion over areas of hydrological significance Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition news release Today, the province an...
Nov 2nd, 2017
Before the clearcutting: Beeton Woods in spring Legal action continues to collect funds regarding effort to save Beeton Woods AWARE Simcoe news release Once again, Simcoe County Council has decided to use its considerable resources to try to extract funds from AWARE Simcoe, a citizens’ group that wor...
Aug 30th, 2017
by Andrew Mendler Midland Mirror Over the past four years the Town of Midland has discharged 1.3 million litres of raw sewage into Georgian Bay. During severe storms, the sanitary sewer system gets overwhelmed by the inflow of storm water, given the fact that some storm sewers and sump pumps are impr...
Feb 16th, 2017
Town staff tout flexibility, elimination of barriers By Ian Burns Midland Mirror Midland residents may have a new way to have their voice heard in the upcoming municipal election. Town staff are recommending a transition to an online/telephone voting method for the 2018 election. “This method offers ...
Nov 19th, 2016
By Ian Burns Midland Mirror MIDLAND – The next municipal election is nearly two years away, but Midland council is beginning to look at possibilities for the future – including ranked ballots and the end of the ward system. Councillors considered a staff report on elections at Monday’s general ...
Aug 18th, 2016
Simcoe North MP Bruce Stanton will host town hall meetings in Orillia (held August 17) and Midland to provide local residents the opportunity to share their thoughts on reforming the federal electoral system. In Midland: Wednesday, September 7th , 6:00PM-8:00PM North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Cent...
Mar 1st, 2016
I don’t get it! Environmental Conundrums From Midland Cultural Centre Loved by audiences across Canada for making complex scientific issues understandable, meaningful, and fun, Bob McDonald is in high demand. A fixture in broadcasting for more than 30 years, he is currently the host of CBC Radi...
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 10th, 2016
From OurMidland.ca At 3pm today the appeal documents pertaining to the County of Simcoe’s decision to approve Midland’s Official Plan Amendment (OPA#8) were filed with the County of Simcoe clerks. This second appeal follows an existing appeal of Midland’s passing of two bylaws that saw the Official P...