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Nov 16th, 2018
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  Environmental Commissioner Dianne Saxe Dr. Dianne Saxe, Ontario’s environment commissioner, set the stage with a wide-ranging and frank overview, ‘Climate Changes Everything’ by: BarrieToday Staff Third Age Barrie, A Life Long Learning Association, continued to provide stimulating ...
Nov 16th, 2018
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Speaking truth to power is not a conflict of interest for professional planners, board rules News release from Donnelly Law As the Globe and Mail reported on Nov 9, 2018, Mr. Victor Doyle MCIP, RPP has won his case against the Government of Ontario – he did not violate government ethics, his actions ...
Nov 12th, 2018
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John Bacher By Dr. John Bacher November 12 2018 At a crucial time when the land use planning policies he forged under three different parties over 25 years are under attack by the newly elected government of Premier Doug Ford, veteran land use planner Victor Doyle won a major victory. It is of great ...
Nov 12th, 2018
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Photo shows Thundering Waters wetlands where offsetting scheme was tried in past. Development advocates at recent Growth Plan consultation by province urged wetland offsetting be permitted by change to provincial regulation. By Dr. John Bacher November 9 2018 On November 8, 2108 the newly elected Ont...
Nov 9th, 2018
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By Jeff Gray Globe and Mail The chief architect of the protected Greenbelt that surrounds the Greater Toronto Area’s suburbs has won a battle with the province after he was disciplined and demoted for speaking to The Globe and Mail and defending the anti-sprawl measure last year. Victor Doyle, a prof...
Oct 31st, 2018
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Plastic bag afloat in ocean Simcoe County, members of public must be involved in decision, says Bradford West Gwillimbury council by: Jenni Dunning Barrie Today October 7 2018 The saying “paper or plastic?” could one day be a thing of the past in Bradford West Gwillimbury, as town council recently ac...
Oct 16th, 2018
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Professor Ian Clark of the University of Ottawa and graduate student Hamed Mozafari take water samples at the Elmvale flow. By Kate Harries AWARE News Network The pristine water that flows from the Waverley Uplands was the subject of brief but intense investigation earlier this month. Scientists from...
Oct 4th, 2018
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Karen Spring takes food into La Tolva for Edwin Espinal and Raul Alvarez from Janet Spring October 11 2018 The Simcoe County Honduras Rights Monitor Committee urges you to read, sign and share the House of Commons e-petition on the Political Prisoners in Honduras. petition e-1868 was initiated by Jan...
Sep 25th, 2018
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from the Cheese Guy On Friday 28th of September Celebrate Autumn under the stars! Live music with Hillsdale favourites Vince and Silvia Marcheson plus the Thursday Songwriters Collective. Show starts at 6pm sharp. Hot apple cider will be on the menu along with snacks! Feel free to bring whatever you ...
Sep 19th, 2018
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Piles of wood chips mark the site of what was a mature hardwood forest. There is no indication of any farming activity since the clear-cutting in December, 2015. By Kate Harries AWARE News Network ‘Favoured’ and “non-favoured’ municipal election candidates are listed on an Oro-Medonte website – it co...