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Oct 28th, 2014
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Across Simcoe County, voters make clear they want change By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Updated October 29, 2014 Anti-sprawl candidates have swept to office in two battleground municipalities in Simcoe County. Not even a message from Premier Kathleen Wynne could save the pro-development incumbent...
Oct 20th, 2014
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Township of Oro-Medonte election page  Mayor  – Harry Hughes – 705-487-2128  (Incumbent) ACCLAIMED Email: hhughes9@sympatico.ca Deputy-Mayor  – Ralph Hough – 705-835-2770  (Incumbent) ACCLAIMED Email: ralph.hough@gmail.com  Ward 1  – Barbara Coutanche – 705-835-572...
May 22nd, 2014
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By Roberta Bell Barrie Examiner ORO-MEDONTE TWP. — Horseshoe Valley residents are concerned ongoing discussions at the county about widening Horseshoe Valley Road could turn it into a major truck route, says the president of the Horseshoe Valley Property Owners Association. “This community was very v...
Apr 29th, 2014
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Date:           Saturday May 24th, 2014 Place:          St. Thomas Anglican Church Hall, 28 Church Street, Shanty Bay Time:          2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition is hosting an interactive and inspiring event focused on protecting Oro-Medonte’s forests and wetlands through ...
Apr 15th, 2014
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From Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition  Scientists suggest that 40% of the watershed be permanently in “high quality natural cover”. But now only about 35% of the watershed is in natural cover (high quality or not) and very little of that is truly protected. Oro-Medonte’s Official Plan is currently being ...
Mar 25th, 2014
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 From AWARE Oro Medonte AWARE Oro-Medonte is holding its Annual General Meeting on  Thursday April 24, 2014 from 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. at the Edgar Community Hall Guest speakers are Tim Crooks & Claire Malcolmson of Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition TOPIC:  ‘Saving Lake Simcoe’ Learn about the Lake S...
Mar 6th, 2014
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By Sara Ross, Orillia Packet & Times With many more goals to accomplish, the mayors of Oro-Medonte, Severn and Ramara townships are hoping to secure another term in the municipal elections this fall. Severn Mayor Mike Burkett’s first term on council has “been very positive.” “The three years have...
Dec 12th, 2013
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By Sara Ross Orillia Packet & Times  ORO-MEDONTE – Webers cannot build a restaurant at 99 Mount St. Louis Rd. in Oro-Medonte Township just off Highway 400, the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) has ruled. The development contravenes the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe and the 2005 ...
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Feb 14th, 2013
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By Cheryl Browne, Barrie Examiner February 13, 2013ORO-MEDONTE - Residents of Oro-Medonte Township don't want anyone to pave paradise and put a hamburger spot.A pre-hearing of the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) at the Oro-Medonte Township office was attended by a few dozen residents and landowners who...
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Feb 11th, 2013
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UPDATE Re: Weber's Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) HearingLetter from Concerned Medonte Residents Group February 11 2013 Dear Residents of Oro-Medonte and Simcoe County,Wednesday February 13 at 10am is now a pre-hearing to deal with preliminary and procedural matters (mainly identifying parties and par...