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Feb 23rd, 2016
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And ‘tighten up your own ship before shifting the blame’ Letter sent to local media by Stephanie MacLellan, Beeton I grew up during the birth of internet technology but never became well-versed in it. I know the basics. Computers make things lightning fast and can hold an abundance of inf...
Feb 13th, 2016
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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 4th, 2016
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By Mehreen Shahid, Orillia Packet & Times A Canadian women’s university will honour a local teen in April, and a Hollywood star will make the presentation. Maya Burhanpurkar, 16, of Oro-Medonte Township, will be honoured with the Emerging Award by University College Brescia in April. The aw...
Feb 4th, 2016
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By Patrick Bales, The Orillia Packet & Times At 11:10 a.m, 40 minutes after the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) pre-hearing on a temporary zoning bylaw amendment for Burl’s Creek Event Grounds was supposed to begin, a somewhat-disgruntled resident stood up. The man, who didn’t identify ...
Jan 31st, 2016
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  Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte MP Alex Nuttall addresses the Greenbelt meeting Life is a pay-attention contest: Oakville Mayor Rob Burton By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Protecting the natural environment makes communities more livable, safeguards our food and water for the future and reinvigora...
Jan 25th, 2016
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By Frank Matys Orillia Today January 22 2016 Oro-Medonte council wants greater leeway to recoup costs from residents who lodge freedom of information requests – a move critics say would discourage residents from digging into township matters. Last year, the township incurred close to $60,000 in costs...
Jan 22nd, 2016
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Alarm raised over potential for loophole By Andrew Philips Orillia Packer & Times An Oro-Medonte Township man worries the name listed on a county bylaw charge against the parent company of Burl’s Creek could lead to trouble down the road. Paul Sanderson said the Simcoe County document that ...
Jan 18th, 2016
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By Andrew Philips Orillia Packet & Times ORO-MEDONTE – An Oro-Medonte resident who sounded the alarm over the township’s decision to turn a protected wetland into a parking lot wants the local conservation authority to employ “full, active and transparent justice.” Paul Sanderson said...
Jan 12th, 2016
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AWARE News Network A free public event to discuss issues surrounding Simcoe’s water, farmland and natural heritage systems ,and how we can protect these important resources through expanding the Greenbelt in Simcoe County. Saturday, January 30, 2016, 9:30-11:30 am Liberty North, 100 Caplan Avenue, Ba...
Jan 4th, 2016
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By Dave Dawson Orillia Packet & Times When it comes to planning matters, Oro-Medonte Township has a less-than-stellar record in recent years. The development of Burl’s Creek could be used as a case study for all the wrong reasons; the transition from a little-used park to a major destinatio...