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Jan 7th, 2010
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By Stephen Ogden January 2 2010 The County of Simcoe, in a recent press release, attempted to rationalize County Council’s direction to move ahead with a judicial review by Ontario’s Divisional Court.   The County position is that the Judicial Review may be costly, however, it will yield ...
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Jan 7th, 2010
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Tony Guergis says he worked as hard as he could to be the best warden he could, to make Simcoe County the best place he could. After three terms he declined nomination for a fourth. By DOUGLAS GLYNN Midland Free Press-Looking relaxed and as confident as ever, Springwater Mayor Tony Guergis settles in...
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Dec 31st, 2009
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POLITICS: Cal Patterson took over from Tony Guergis on Dec. 8 By RAYMOND BOWE Barrie ExaminerSimcoe County’s new warden knew he’d have several irons heating up in fires all over the province. That’s just the nature of the job. Cal Patterson, 62, was acclaimed as warden on Dec. 8, be...
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Dec 30th, 2009
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Update - since this report was written, the County has released a third presentation (Performance and Projections, now posted at the end), which contains the information on the IC&I waste. KHBy Kate Harries WaterWatchThe December 16 Simcoe County waste management strategy committee meeting heard two ...
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Dec 30th, 2009
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Bylaw delayed: Can’t trust MOE or county says Kramp By DOUGLAS GLYNN Midland Free PressMidland Council has delayed passing a bylaw that would allow Simcoe County to monitor leachate levels and provide for a contamination attenuation zone under Wilson Rd. near the North Simcoe transfer station. ...
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Dec 19th, 2009
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By Kate Harries WaterWatchIn an interview with the Barrie Advance, Simcoe County Warden Cal Patterson says he’s perplexed that the County paid for the Dump Site 41 computer modelling but can’t have the information. “There must have been something in the contract that said the inform...
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Dec 19th, 2009
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Trina Berlo Wasaga Beach December 15 2009As Simcoe County’s new warden, Wasaga Beach Mayor Cal Patterson will see the county flag fly at town hall and his municipal flag will fly at the county administration centre in Midhurst.Wasaga Beach’s flag will fly at the County of Simcoe’s a...
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Dec 18th, 2009
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By Douglas Glynn Barrie ExaminerSimcoe County is going to court to challenge an order of Ontario’s Information and Privacy Commissioner. The county is seeking a judicial review of an IPC order directing it to “immediately take all steps, including legal proceedings if necessary” to ...
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Dec 18th, 2009
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By Bruce Hain Barrie AdvanceINNISFIL – Mayor Brian Jackson isn’t too pleased with comments published in last weekend’s Toronto Star by Victor Doyle, an architect of the Greenbelt Plan whose goal is to moderate and regulate development in the Greater Toronto area.Doyle is highly critical of the ...
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Dec 18th, 2009
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By Travis Mealing Midland MirrorMIDLAND – The County of Simcoe is seeking a judicial review of an Information and Privacy Commissioner (IPC) of Ontario directive that officials in Midhurst insist cannot be obeyed.The directive requires the county to take any steps necessary, including a lawsuit, to o...