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Sep 1st, 2020
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Though the county and the waste collection contractor have had ‘challenges’ stemming from uncollected trash, Warden George Cornell says they are the best option until the new contract takes effect By Erika Engel Collingwood Today August 28 2020 Despite the curbside collection “challenges”...
Aug 30th, 2020
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Updated September 4 2020 AWARE News Network The Adjala-Tosorontio Farmers’ Market will be held on September 11 and 25 in the upper parking lot of the Adjala-Tosorontio Municipal Grounds at 7855 Sideroad 30 (at Hwy 50, just south of Hwy 89). The Alliston BIA’s RURBAN Farmers Market at Cent...
Aug 21st, 2020
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Clark won’t grant minister’s zoning orders to projects going through LPAT process, including the ERRC in Springwater Township By Jessica Owen Barrie Today The County of Simcoe’s Environmental Resource Recovery Centre (ERRC) project will not be granted a minister’s zoning order from the province...
Aug 12th, 2020
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George Cornell ‘We appreciate that the public often has questions about why these sessions are held in confidence,’ says warden, noting they followed protocols By: Jessica Owen Collingwood Today County of Simcoe councillors met in closed session for three-and-a-half hours on Tuesday morni...
Aug 10th, 2020
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Ecojustice lawyer Ian Miron Environmental organizations allege serial misconduct by Ontario government on environmental changes News release from Greenpeace Canada Environmental groups have launched a lawsuit against the Ontario government for its failure to consult with Ontarians before steamrolling...
Aug 2nd, 2020
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Submission from Ontario Headwaters Institute to Erinn Lee, Ministry of Environment, Conservation, and Parks PDF via e-mail to waterpolicy@ontario.ca RE: ERO 019 – 1680 Updating Ontario’s Water Quantity Management Framework In addition to having supported a submission led by Wellington Water Watchers ...
Jul 27th, 2020
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From Andrew McCammon Ontario Headwaters Institute  The Ontario government continues its unparalleled and cynical assault on environmental protection and democratic norms. Its most recent effort was Bill 197, the COVID-19 Economic Recovery Act (2020), which had virtually nothing to do with COVID nor a...
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Jul 26th, 2020
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Innisfil Mayor Lynn Dollin News release from the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority Most of us in southern Ontario take safe and plentiful drinking water for granted, but that supply is being protected through the actions of numerous legislative provisions, one of which is a local stakeholder ...
Jul 17th, 2020
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News release from Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition Environmental coalitions around Lake Simcoe have been waiting for the Province of Ontario to start the Lake Simcoe Protection Plan review for many months, and today Barrie-Innisfil MPP Andrea Khanjin announced that the Ministry will initiate the statutor...
Jul 15th, 2020
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…but does much to help build more sprawl with less oversight and regulation – for whose benefit? From Just Recovery Simcoe Just Recovery Simcoe was created to bring together people from across the county to create a green and just vision of what Simcoe County can become. Although our Just...