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Jan 17th, 2020
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Staff reports on options to come back before Governance Committee likely by the end of January; change would see council reduced from 32 to either 21 or 23 members See below for warden’s top five priorities By: Jessica Owen Barrie Today The size of Simcoe County council could be changing by the...
Jan 15th, 2020
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Nina Bifolchi Staff will look into storm-water management, legal services, transit, water and wastewater to find efficiencies as part of regional governance review By: Jessica Owen Orillia Matters While the province’s regional governance review fizzled out, the County of Simcoe is still looking at wa...
Jan 5th, 2020
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Lake Simcoe – LSRCA photo Township says it doesn’t need conservation authority; ‘Ramara definitely did benefit and would continue to benefit,’ CAO says By: Nathan Taylor Orillia Matters December 19 2019 The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority is “disappointed” at the com...
Dec 20th, 2019
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Ramara operations are not addressed in this plan News release from SOS Beaverton  Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! We want to acknowledge the fantastic support we have received with over 12,000 signatories to our petition to stop the agricultural pollution into Lake Simcoe from the Goodyear Farm o...
Dec 13th, 2019
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The late John Pitts by Frank Matys Orillia Today Momentum is building as the Couchiching Conservancy forges ahead with efforts to safeguard ecologically important lands for generations to come. The charitable land trust announced that a 185-acre tract of forest, grassland and wetland inside the Black...
Dec 6th, 2019
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Ramara Township wants to be able to opt out of conservation authority services; ‘Quite frankly, most of what (they do) we have the staff to do it’ By: Jessica Owen Orillia Today Ramara Township is looking to opt out of the services the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority provides an...
Nov 24th, 2019
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Minesing Wetlands From Nature Conservancy of Canada  Here’s a chance to secure the future of 80 acres of wetland, the only Canadian home of the Hine’s Emerald Dragonfly, and a key resource to assist in controlling floods and providing clean water for nearby communities. Giving Tuesday ...
Oct 25th, 2019
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Warden George Cornell ‘After what happened in Toronto… there was a lot of anxiety that amalgamation would happen (here),’ says Collingwood mayor By: Jessica Owen Barrie Today October 25 2019 Late last night, Simcoe County Warden George Cornell got a phone call. “It turns out, it was...
Oct 23rd, 2019
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Bradford DM James Leduc says county contract is too large for one supplier Scroll down for update from New Tecumseth Free Press Online Waste Connections ‘made a fortune on this contract and they don’t give a rat’s behind on what they’re doing here,’ says Leduc By: Jessica Owen Barrie Toda...
Aug 19th, 2019
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Premier Doug Ford speaks with media in a flooded area of Constance Bay northwest of Ottawa on April 26, 2019. Kamara Morozuk / National Observer photo Province Moves to Constrain Conservation Authorities’ Programs and Services Scroll down for media coverage News release from Conservation Ontari...