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Apr 9th, 2018
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An October 2016 overhead photo of Friday Harbour All Seasons Resort Request is for 60 per cent increase in units, plus changes in phasing, parking, roads, golf course The following is a notice of joint public meeting posted by the Town of Innisfil and County of Simcoe NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING: PROPOS...
Apr 9th, 2018
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                  Above, crowd at the Elmvale Community Hall; list of Honduras political prisoners posted at the meeting; Springwater Mayor Bill French and Simcoe North MP Bruce Stanton; Janet Spring and her daughter Karen, a human rights worker in Hondura...
Apr 7th, 2018
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Led by Josephine Mandamin You are invited by the Water Walkers to join together with them once again to help protect the pure waters at Site 41. The world’s purest groundwater is under threat again – this time from a gravel pit expansion in the recharge area for the pristine aquifer in Simcoe C...
Apr 6th, 2018
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Benjamin Dasti of Ontario Parks Wasaga Beach office – Ian Adams/Metroland photo Pretty River Provincial Park is a magnet for mountain bikers, an activity that’s putting pressure on the park by Ian Adams Wasaga Sun It features one of the highest points on the Niagara Escarpment, and more than 40...
Apr 5th, 2018
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Penetanguishene Mayor Gerry Marshall -Midland Mirror photo by Andrew Mendler Midland Mirror Penetanguishene council upheld a committee decision and has officially refused the applications for a proposed 118-unit residential subdivision west of Church Street. Although overwhelming public opposition to...
Apr 4th, 2018
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In happier times: Edwin Espinal and Karen Spring Simcoe County family demanding release of Honduran political prisoners, including their own family member By Erika Engel Collingwood Connection Human rights abuses in Honduras are little known and likely rarely discussed at a typical Canadian dinner ta...
Apr 3rd, 2018
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Mayor Gord McKay by Andrew Mendler Midland Mirror After back-to-back terms as head of the Town of Midland, Mayor Gord McKay has announced he will not be seeking re-election. “I have been your mayor for nearly eight years and am very pleased with the significant accomplishments that my councils have m...
Apr 3rd, 2018
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From Lisa Hafner  Just a quick update to everyone who has shown interest in this issue. This week’s edition of the Alliston Herald has published an article titled “Rail Yard Project Stalls” (pg 9 of the 29/03/18 edition), which states that “CANDO Rail Services determined it wi...
Apr 2nd, 2018
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OMB would confirm gravel pit decision – Little Letter to the Alliston Herald from Adjala-Tosorontio Deputy MayorDoug Little –  March 26, 2018 The Nelson Aggregate Gravel Pit application has shown the residents’ compassion to protect the environment and the vigorous opposition and de...
Mar 29th, 2018
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Aurora Mayor and LSRCA chair Geoffrey Dawe -Aurora Banner photo Open letter to Lake Simcoe Watershed Community From the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority Recently the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (Conservation Authority) Board of Directors made a unanimous decision to approve a p...