Mar 6th, 2012
By GISELE WINTON SARVIS Orillia Packet & Times March 5 2012 Planners and economic development officials in Oro-Medonte Township have visions of Horseshoe Valley being transformed into a Whistler Village-style development. “We are hoping to make us the Whistler or Mount Tremblant of our area,” sa...
Jan 30th, 2012
Driven to extinction By ROBIN MACLENNAN Orillia Packet & Times January 28 2012 Oro-Medonte Township will spend more than $1.6 million on paving, building and reconstructing local roads this year. Read more ...
Jan 17th, 2012
Letter to Orillia Packet and Times January 17 2012 Re: Oro-Medonte MOU a mediation success story (Letter to the editor, Jan. 4) I read with interest and concern Mr. John Connor’s explanation of the bureaucratic process and legalities around mediation. I am sure he is probably correct in his int...
Jan 13th, 2012
By MIRANDA MINASSIAN, The Packet & Times January 13 2012 Two years ago, Denis and Carolyn Paccagnella and Gord Roehner filed appeals against the Township of Oro-Medonte, expressing concerns about planned zoning amendments that would allow a recycling facility to be built on a corner of the Oro M...
Jan 12th, 2012
Are you concerned about the water you drink?? By Ann Truyens AWARE Oro-Medonte January 11 2012This Thursday, January 12 at 10:30 a.m., there will be a preliminary OMB Hearing held in the O-M Township council chamber.This meeting is in regards to the application made to the Ministry of Environment (MO...
Jan 8th, 2012
Former councillor says a smoke screen is in effect Letter to the Orillia Packet and Times Re: Oro-Medonte MOU a mediation success story (Letter to the editor, Jan. 4) Mr. John Connor’s assessment of the memorandum of understanding (MOU) issue reminds me of that old joke, “The operation wa...
Dec 23rd, 2011
Letter to the Orillia Packet & Times December 23 2011 Re: Township deputy mayor responds (Letter to the editor, Dec. 9) Oro-Medonte Deputy Mayor Ralph Hough and I differ on a number of issues, but we can agree that the Severn Sound Environmental Association (SSEA) did good work and the delisting...
Dec 12th, 2011
Letter to the Orillia Packet and Times December 9 2011 Re: Resident criticizes Oro-Medonte conservation agreement (Letter to the editor, Dec. 2) Letter writer Sandy Agnew is correct in stating that the taxpayers of Oro-Medonte deserve to know the truth about the memorandum of understanding (MOU) rec...
Dec 2nd, 2011
Letter to the Orillia Packet and Times December 1 2011 Re: “Township inks agreement to save money, protect the environment” The taxpayers of Oro-Medonte deserve to know the truth about the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) recently signed with Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) and Seve...
Nov 3rd, 2011
‘This is fundamentally a decision about economic development’ By BOB BRUTON – Barrie Examiner November 3 2011 The bottom line evidently isn’t the bottom line for Lake Simcoe Regional Airport. Despite financial forecasts the Oro-Medonte Township airport will continue costing local taxpayers mone...