Apr 2nd, 2020
Cleared trees – AWARE Simcoe file photo By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Is tree clearing part of the development process? Not according to Springwater. If it is development, a request by the developer Geranium to be allowed to clear 1 hectare of land (2.5 acres) to provide for access to the ...
Mar 19th, 2020
Location of retirement complex east of Elmvale planned by a non-profit group. Separately, a seniors’ care provider company is proposing a complex on Bayfield St. By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Two proposals for seniors’ facilities in Springwater Township were under discussion recently by l...
Mar 8th, 2020
The Elmvale Flow, with the Waverley Uplands in the distance. -AWARE Simcoe photo From AWARE Simcoe Calling all Water Warriors! The water needs us more than ever! But unfortunately, because of the coronavirus, Friends of the Waverley Uplands have cancelled the planned celebration March 22 at the Flow ...
Feb 23rd, 2020
One of three proposed agglomerations AWARE News Network Simcoe County is to consider a plan that would transform the way local councils relate to the upper tier of municipal government, and how citizens participate in local representation. A February 14 2020 report from CAO Mark Aitken and Clerk John...
Feb 4th, 2020
It starts at the table From the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition An hour and a half north of Toronto there is a constant stream of cars pulling over to the side of the road. People get out, walk to the back of their vehicle, open the trunk and lift out jugs, which they carry to […]...
Jan 30th, 2020
The following is an Objector’s Response to a January 3 2020 letter from CRH Canada Group Inc. Objectors (there are 178) are those who registered in a process under the Aggregate Resources Act. Those who did not register can’t respond under this process but can continue to fight to protect the water i...
Jan 25th, 2020
Jonathon Shore Update: a Celebration of Life for Jonathon Shore will be held at 1 – 2:30 pm on Saturday, February 8 2020 at New Life Church, 28 Tracey Lane (off Hurontario St.), Collingwood. By Kate Harries AWARE News Network January 18 2020 It is with great sadness that we report the death of...
Jan 23rd, 2020
Maya Moore Barrie climate-change panel calls for end to sprawl, green-space losses by Chris Simon Barrie Advance Plant more trees. Contain new development to infill properties. Stop the loss of green space and farmland. If Simcoe County municipalities — and the separated cities of Barrie and Orillia ...
Jan 23rd, 2020
Waverley Uplands Updated with responses from Tiny Township, FoTTSA, Wilf Ruland, Nahuises AWARE News Network There’s a process going on at the moment under the provincial Aggregate Resources Act (ARA) that involves the 178 objectors who registered their opposition to the proposed Teedon Pit ex...
Jan 23rd, 2020
The following is an Objector’s Response to a January 3 2020 letter from CRH Canada Group Inc. Objectors (there are 178) are those who registered in a process under the Aggregate Resources Act. Those who did not register can’t respond under this process but can continue to fight to protect...