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May 12th, 2019
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Ramara Mayor Basil Clarke favours $50 charge.  Concerned Citizens of Ramara upset about potential of fee; ‘Only offering audio is not providing good service or transparency’ Letter to Orillia Matters from Mike Douglas & Anna Bourgeois Concerned Citizens of Ramara Ramara Township Counc...
May 10th, 2019
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Dan Janssen ‘My hope is that we will have the political will and courage to make the shift towards a sustainable future’ Letter to OrilliaMatters from Dan Janssen, federal NDP candidate for Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte May 10 2019 Last Sunday, after getting home from work, my family and...
May 7th, 2019
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Janet Spring of Elmvale in Honduras with daughter Karen and son-in-law Edwin Espinal, before his arrest more than a year ago. From Rights Action  Letter to PM Trudeau & Minister Freeland: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, justin.trudeau@parl.gc.ca Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, chrystia...
May 6th, 2019
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From Friends of the Utopia Gristmill and Conservation Park and others Keep the Ontario Tree Seed Site Public Bake Sale! On Compost Saturday (May 11) at Utopia Hall 9 am to noon The hope of Friends of the Utopia Gristmill and Conservation Park, Happy Hen & AWARE Essa is to bring together gardeners...
May 3rd, 2019
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Bill French News release from Committee for Justice for Bill French Springwater failed to explore options to control runaway costs incurred by its compliance audit committee, former mayor Bill French told Township Council on Wednesday. Ten charges relating to French’s 2014 election expenses wer...
Apr 30th, 2019
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A map of average surface temperatures on May 8, 2018, shows an unusually warm spot near the freezing point over the Arctic. from Inside Climate News. Photo credit: Climate Reanalyzer/University of Maine Plan is a ‘step in the right direction,’ says Coun. Fallis; City will probe mitigation...
Apr 29th, 2019
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Our Last AGM? Our board has been fighting non-stop for over 7 years. There are critical decisions upcoming that need vigilance and community input. But we can`t do it alone. We need your support, ideas and your time if you can. We want to see the MRA thrive into the future and continue to be [&hellip...
Apr 29th, 2019
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Bill French FURTHER UPDATE : Yesterday (April 29) we reported that former Springwater mayor Bill French’s delegation to council regarding his four-year compliance audit – after earlier being approved – had been refused. The problem: French’s proposed correction of an incomplete and ...
Apr 28th, 2019
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Company doesn’t see any deficiencies with current deal by Brad Pritchard Alliston Herald A meeting will be taking place in the near future between the mayor and staff from Adjala-Tosorontio and Nelson Aggregates to discuss the development agreement that was approved last year for the Everett gr...
Apr 26th, 2019
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Fred Somerville Forests Ontario CEO Rob Keen says province is ‘dismantling’ agency’s capacity to plant trees by Brad Pritchard  Alliston Herald Somerville Nurseries in Everett is going to feel the brunt of the province’s decision to end the 50 Million Trees Program. The nurser...