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 20th, 2018
From Friends of Copeland Forest Come join us for a fun filled family day! We are hosting our Fall Fair at the Horseshoe Cross Country Centre, directly across the road from the resort at 1102 Horseshoe Valley Road, Saturday September 29 2018, 10 am to 2 pm. We will have a tractor-pulled wagon r...
Sep 19th, 2018
Piles of wood chips mark the site of what was a mature hardwood forest. There is no indication of any farming activity since the clear-cutting in December, 2015. By Kate Harries AWARE News Network ‘Favoured’ and “non-favoured’ municipal election candidates are listed on an Oro-Medonte website – it co...
Sep 2nd, 2018
Beausoleil First Nation Chief Guy Monague UPDATED – with news of MPPs’ cancellation – but the rally is on! from Friends of the Waverley Uplands Calling all WATER Protectors!! Please Stand with us in protecting the World’s Purest Water! Join the Friends of the Waverley Uplands ...
Aug 27th, 2018
David Crombie, chair of Ontario’s Greenbelt Council from the West Oro Ratepayers Association Date: Saturday, September 1, 2018 Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Location: St. Thomas Church (Shanty Bay) Guest Speaker: The Honourable David Crombie Chair, Ontario’s Greenbelt Council* Topic: ...
Aug 6th, 2018
Letter to the Toronto Star from Donna Deneault, Stouffville July 21 2018 Some of the cleanest water in the world is flowing through Simcoe County. You can drink it right out of the ground. The soil that exists there actually acts as a natural filtration system. However, we are very concerned that thi...
Aug 1st, 2018
Stephen Leacock Letter to the Editor from Allan Baker, Oro-Medonte It seems that the thick fog which prevented Oro-Medonte Council from understanding the Off Road Vehicle By-law that they approved has finally cleared away and Staff have captured in writing the convoluted document. Those who attended ...
Jul 2nd, 2018
Water from the aquifer underlying Site 41 gushes from a local well -Bill Shotyk photo Correction of date: this rally is Wednesday July 11, 2018 – an incorrect date was posted earlier. AWARE Simcoe apologizes for the error. Time: 7:00 PM Location: Township of Tiny Community Centre, 91 Concession...
Jun 27th, 2018
Mayor Harry Hughes by Shane MacDonald Barrie Advance Oro-Medonte’s incumbent mayoral candidate Harry Hughes has taken down a website after a resident complained it was in contravention of an election period policy. Hawkestone resident Paul Sanderson submitted a complaint to the township of Oro-Medont...