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Simcoe.com June 8 2010It’s truly amazing the great things a group of motivated individuals can accomplish when they unite with a common goal.It was 10 years ago that a handful of Adjala-Tosorontio residents came up with the idea of holding Diversion Day events.Their motivation was great. For th...
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Simcoe.com June 2 2010INNISFIL – Coun. Bill Van Berkel kicked of his campaign to become Innisfil’s next deputy mayor Monday, emphasizing that he will treat the position as a full time job. “The buck has to stop somewhere, and I believe the mayor and deputy mayor have to be there full time for t...
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Simcoe.com June 2 2010CLEARVIEW TOWNSHIP – Brentwood resident Chris Vanderkruys has filed papers to run for mayor of Clearview Township.Vanderkruys is a development officer with the Barrie Public Library and a volunteer on the Brentwood Community Centre Board.The Sun was not able to reach Vande...
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New Tecumseth Online April 22 2010New Tecumseth mayor Mike MacEachern did not distance himself this afternoon from speculation that he would be interested in seeking the Conservative nomination in Simcoe-Grey if the riding association was ordered to find a new candidate to replace incumbent MP Helena...
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Simcoe.com June 3 2010 MIDLAND – It’s done. Finished.A few months before voters head to the polls in a municipal election that seems long overdue, the last rites have been read for Site 41.Once county council made the request on May 25, it took Queen’s Park only a few hours to revoke the certificate ...
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Toronto Star May 29 2010The fight to build a controversial landfill site in Simcoe County is officially over. Earlier this week, the province waved a white flag and revoked its certificate of approval for Dump Site 41. To applause from project opponents, gathered to witness the occasion, county counc...
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Barrie Examiner May 28 — So now what? Site 41, the North Simcoe Landfill, will no longer even be considered as a dump for Simcoe County waste. Last summer, county council bowed to overwhelming public pressure and reversed its position on the Tiny Township site, deciding it would not be a landfi...
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By Miriam King Editor Bradford Times On May 25, the County of Simcoe finally laid to rest the controversial North Simcoe Landfill site, better known as Site 41. Following the vote in September 2009 to halt construction of the new landfill, County Council has now voted to ask the province to revoke th...
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By BOB BRUTON Barrie Examiner May 25 2010Site 41 has officially been dumped. Simcoe County council decided Tuesday to ask Ontario’s Ministry of Environment to revoke the Certificate of Approval necessary to operate the Tiny Township property as a landfill. Its zoning will be returned to agricul...
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Gail Swainson Toronto Star May 26 2010The province has revoked the certificate of approval for Elmvale’s notorious Dump Site 41, just hours after Simcoe County Council voted Tuesday to rezone the landfill for agricultural uses.The decision means the site will be permanently shuttered after a 20-year ...