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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 20th, 2020
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Orbit MZO, Yes or No? Residents to stand up for environment and democratic planning principles at County Council meeting News release from Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition On Tuesday November 24th Simcoe County Council will hear a request from the Town of Innisfil to support, or not, the use of a Ministe...
Nov 20th, 2020
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From the Friends of Simcoe Forests On October 19, 2020 The Friends of Simcoe Forests (FSF) submitted an application for judicial review to the Ontario Divisional Court. The purpose of the judicial review is to seek to overturn a recent decision by the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT). As a resul...
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 6th, 2020
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Minister’s zoning order requested to fast-track development and construction of GO train station on Line 6; Project could be home for up to 150,000 people if fully built out as envisioned By: Miriam King Barrie Today Innisfil councillors approved the revised draft of its request to the Minister...
Nov 6th, 2020
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Letter from AWARE Simcoe chair Don Morgan to MPPs Jill Dunlop, Doug Downey, Andrea Khanjin and others Many residents who live in the area of Lake Simcoe and are affected directly or indirectly with the health of the lake and the watershed are wondering what is going on with the Lake Simcoe Protection...
Nov 2nd, 2020
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Plan for retirement community at east end of Elmvale Medical Innovation Advanced Manufacturing Park in Oro-Medonte Township and Elmvale Active Seniors Residence both given the go-ahead from the province By: Jessica Owen Barrie Today Two more local development projects have been granted a minister’s z...
Nov 2nd, 2020
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Sample being collected from an area artesian well – AWARE Simcoe photo AWARE News Network A series of posts in the Friends of the Waverley Uplands Facebook group from September 19 to October 31 2020 details water issues being experienced by residents in the vicinity of the Teedon Pit in Waverle...