Dec 8th, 2015
Cutting at Beeton Woods in March 2015 By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Monday, they started taking down more of the Beeton Woods. Stephanie MacLellan, one of the Beeton residents who spearheaded an effort to save the woodland just northwest of her village, watched in horror. “They’re not even cutti...
Nov 27th, 2015
Join us for a free workshop for municipal staff from Sustainable Severn Sound Sustainable Severn Sound, in partnership with the Ontario Invasive Plant Council (OIPC) and with funding support from the Invasive Species Centre, is hosting a discussion on Invasive Plant Management Strategies on Thursday,...
Sep 29th, 2015
Opponents of project planning Ontario Municipal Board appeal By Jenni Dunning Midland Mirror MIDLAND – Tears were shed on both sides of a Midland council decision to build a health hub in Edgehill Park. Deputy Mayor Mike Ross choked back tears as he explained his reasoning for voting in favour of the...
Sep 12th, 2015
How does the development industry work? Does the development industry buy up cheap farmland and then lobby small municipalities to rezone the land to build sprawling urban subdivisions where there is no employment, forcing home purchasers to commute? Does the development industry hire high priced law...
Jul 13th, 2015
Midland Mirror MIDLAND – Dozens of Midland residents attend a picnic at Edgehill Park on Sunday to emphasize their opposition to the town’s plan for the property. Council has approved in principle the donation of land for a new health hub run by Chigamik Community Health Centre and Waypoint Centre fo...
Jun 23rd, 2015
By Jenni Dunning Midland Mirror MIDLAND – Midland Power Utility Corporation is once again on the market. After a series of closed meetings since March, the town issued a press release Monday announcing it intends to “pursue a competitive Request for Proposals (RFP) process for a potential transaction...
Jun 10th, 2015
By Sara Carson Orillia Today Ontario’s ombudsman will soon oversee all of Simcoe County’s councils and their hired integrity commissioners. On May 21, Ontario ombudsman André Marin announced when this oversight, under the Public Sector and MPP Accountability and Transparency Act, will come into force...
May 29th, 2015
From Rachell McTague, Midland There is a beautiful park along Bayshore Dr in Midland that overlooks Georgian Bay. The Town of Midland is considering selling a portion of property that adjoins to the park, to Waypoint Center for Mental Health Care for an outpatient building and Chigamik’s main s...
Apr 17th, 2015
By Jenni Dunning Midland Mirror MIDLAND – A new face on Midland’s waterfront with expanded parkland along Bayshore Drive. A roundabout at King and Yonge streets. A designated market square for events. These are a few of the major changes planned for downtown that were put on display for the public’s...
Apr 15th, 2015
Gather at the Midland Community Gardens to welcome spring and discuss how we can guarantee our right to clean air, water and environments here in Canada. Celebrate the beauty we have in Midland and area! Let us know what you love and want to keep natural in North Simcoe. We’ll take photos and p...