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Sep 16th, 2016
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By Mehreen Shahid, Orillia Packet & Times Severn Township council is likely to repeal a bylaw that has caused concern for residents of Carlyon Line. Council chambers Wednesday evening was at capacity, with more than 60 residents showing up at the planning and development committee’s meeting to he...
Sep 15th, 2016
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Map shows sites formerly under consideration for waste facility, including the selected C-136 site on Horseshoe Valley Road: there was no discussion of an update report. But councillors vote 16-8 to proceed with consultant’s recommendations By Kate Harries – AWARE News Network An attempt by Bra...
Sep 8th, 2016
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From Danial Boyce Severn Township Severn Township is holding a public meeting Wednesday Sept. 14 2016 about a bad zoning decision that was based on a mapping error. This 20 acre parcel of rural land at 4265 Carlyon Line, Severn Ont in situated in a residential area The township brought forward a R...
Sep 7th, 2016
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Orillia Packet & Times The Township of Severn will hold a public meeting Sept. 14, giving residents a chance to give feedback about a zoning bylaw affecting property on Carlyon Line. The meeting is scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m. in council chambers at the municipal office on Hurlwood Lane and wi...
Jun 11th, 2016
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SSEA Open House from SSEA website Thursday, June 30, 2016 1:00 – 4:00 PM Severn Sound Environmental Association (SSEA) Open House Guest speaker at 2 p.m.: David Phillips, Senior Climatologist at Environment and Climate Change Canada, presenting “Tomorrow’s Forecast: warmer, wetter and wilder”. ...
Apr 30th, 2016
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By Mehreen Shahid, Orillia Packet & Times A Port Severn gas station could soon become an electric-car charging point. Jagdish Kang, owner and operator of Jag’s Petro-Canada Fuel and Convenience, applied for a grant through Ontario’s Green Investment Fund and has been approved for $130...
Feb 13th, 2016
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Rethinking citizen engagement in Peterborough will ‘knock your socks off’ Peterborough This Week February 3 2016 One of Canada’s leading voices for citizen engagement and new approaches to planning is coming to Peterborough on Feb. 10, as guest speaker and “provocateur” at two events hosted by local ...
Jan 31st, 2016
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  Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte MP Alex Nuttall addresses the Greenbelt meeting Life is a pay-attention contest: Oakville Mayor Rob Burton By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Protecting the natural environment makes communities more livable, safeguards our food and water for the future and reinvigora...
Jan 12th, 2016
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AWARE News Network A free public event to discuss issues surrounding Simcoe’s water, farmland and natural heritage systems ,and how we can protect these important resources through expanding the Greenbelt in Simcoe County. Saturday, January 30, 2016, 9:30-11:30 am Liberty North, 100 Caplan Avenue, Ba...
Dec 8th, 2015
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Cutting at Beeton Woods in March 2015 By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Monday, they started taking down more of the Beeton Woods. Stephanie MacLellan, one of the Beeton residents who spearheaded an effort to save the woodland just northwest of her village, watched in horror. “They’re not even cutti...