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Nov 23rd, 2020
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From Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition Wednesday November 25 – 7-8 pm webinar Video and presentation by Claire Malcolmson, Executive Director, Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition Development is the biggest growing threat to Lake Simcoe. Learn how development affects the lake, and what the Lake Simcoe Prote...
Nov 19th, 2020
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Mike Walters Amendments to Conservation Authorities Act ‘disconcerting’ and not reflective of feedback from consultations, says LSRCA official By: Nathan Taylor Barrie Today The CAO of the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) sounded the alarm in a recent letter to municipali...
Nov 16th, 2020
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Site of a proposed shooting range on Concession Road 5 in Ramara. Township considering ban on shooting ranges, but it wouldn’t impact current ones; ‘These people are being shamefully disrespectful to their neighbours and friends’ By Nathan Taylor Orillia Matters  Ramara is looking a...
Nov 16th, 2020
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Site of a proposed shooting range on Concession Road 5 in Ramara. By: Nathan Taylor Orillia Matters The unanimous decision was made at Monday’s committee-of-the-whole meeting and will be up for ratification at next Monday’s council meeting. The committee turned down the application for the property a...
Nov 14th, 2020
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Ontario Premier Doug Ford From the Canadian Environmental Law Association  CELA will be hosting a webinar in partnership with Environmental Defence and Ontario Nature on Tuesday, Nov 17th at 7pm about the proposed changes to the Conservation Authorities Act and to the conservation authorities’ role i...
Nov 14th, 2020
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Nottawasaga River -Gary Christie photo Action Alert – We Need Our Conservation Authorities From the Canadian Environmental Law Association – Scroll down for Environmental Defence, Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition and others On November 5, 2020, the Ontario government tabled omnibus budget mea...
Nov 13th, 2020
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Council of Canadians graphic  By Michael Douglas Concerned Citizens of Ramara Ramara Township is one of sixteen municipalities, plus the cities of Barrie and Orillia located in Simcoe County. The Township of Ramara is located on the northeastern shores of Lake Simcoe and Lake Couchiching and is the h...
Nov 13th, 2020
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Collingwood judicial inquiry in session last year. Rogers TV screenshot Recommendations include expansion of definition of family under conflict of interest act This is the second in a series of three reports on the Collingwood judicial inquiry, dealing with recommendations of interest in other munic...
Nov 3rd, 2020
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Gun range site at 1131 Concession 5, Ramara Township – Concerned Citizens photo By Michael Douglas Concerned Citizens of Ramara It is believed that Ramara Township is once again similarly handling the gun range situation as they feigned handling the large-scale soil dumping two years ago with t...
Oct 14th, 2020
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Public engagement could be ‘really difficult’ as county moves toward its zero-waste goal By: Bob Bruton Barrie Today Editor’s note: Because Barrie is a separated city, the County of Simcoe does not handle waste collection for Barrie residents. This only affects people living in the ...