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May 25th, 2015
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Ramara Creeks subwatershed plan and public consultation session From Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority Please join us at a public consultation session to review and comment on the Draft Ramara Creeks Subwatershed Plan. Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) staff will present an ov...
May 4th, 2015
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from Pamela Fulford Pamela Fulford, who started an online petition will be giving a deputation to Council on Strawberry Island. She is opposing a proposal by Trans America Group, a real estate company from Alberta, to build 120 condominium units on small Strawberry Island in Lake Simcoe. When: Monday...
Apr 30th, 2015
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By Roberta Bell, Orillia Packet & Times A plan is in the works to protect Ramara Township rivers and creeks that drain into Lake Simcoe. Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) staff have inspected all of the rivers and creeks, looking for projects that could potentially improve them. “...
Apr 29th, 2015
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By Roberta Bell, Orillia Packet & Times The company proposing to build condominiums on an island in northern Lake Simcoe is tweaking its plans in accordance with environmental-protection legislation, but some residents of the nearby mainland feel the changes are too small to matter. “I was ...
Apr 24th, 2015
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Company that plans to build 120-unit condo development addressing township council Monday By Roberta Bell, Orillia Packet & Times The developer eyeing a 120-unit condo community on Strawberry Island in north Lake Simcoe says the company is working within government parameters to protect existing ...
Apr 20th, 2015
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from Pamela Fulford Trans America Group, a real estate company from Alberta that wants to build 120 condominium units on small Strawberry Island in Lake Simcoe, will be giving a deputation to Ramara Council on an updated version of its proposal. When: Monday April 27 at 7:00 p.m. Where:  Ramara Centr...
Feb 23rd, 2015
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Letter from Pamela Fulford, on behalf of Friends of Strawberry Island to Ramara Township Council and Staff posted at change.org Re: New Document Review on the Strawberry Island Development Proposal Trans America Investments Ltd. and its consultants have sent in a revised Strawberry Island Functional ...
Feb 11th, 2015
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By Roberta Bell, Orillia Packet & Times At least one Ramara Township employee has been disciplined in connection with the contaminated waste that was dumped on municipal property in December. “A staff member, through discussion, has acknowledged some wrongdoing,” acting CAO and clerk Janice McKin...
Feb 6th, 2015
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by Ken Hashizume Bayshore Broadcasting  Building relationships is just one purpose of a meeting with the leaders of four Simcoe County municipalities and Rama First Nation. The meeting was held Thursday inside the office of Orillia Mayor Steve Clarke at City Hall. It saw Harry Hughes of Oro-Medonte, ...
Jan 26th, 2015
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By  Roberta Bell, Orillia Packet & Times Lakehead University has launched a project to study the quality of the water in Lake Couchiching. There isn’t as much research on Lake Couchiching as there is on the nearby and more polluted Lake Simcoe, said Sree Kurissery, the environmental microbi...