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Oct 25th, 2010
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By DOUGLAS GLYNN, QMI AGENCY October 25 2010Simcoe County has consented to the dismissal of its lawsuit against Site 41 landfill protesters Anne Nahuis and Vicki Monague. ...
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Oct 25th, 2010
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By Kate Harries AWARE Simcoe October 25 2010Today’s the day. Don’t waste your vote.If you haven’t decided, we have the information to help you make up your mind.A total of 72 candidates responded to questionnaires distributed by AWARE Simcoe affiliates. Another 14 candidates attended the public inter...
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Oct 21st, 2010
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By DOUGLAS GLYNN mIDLAND FREE PRESS October 20 2010As the dispute surrounding the Site 41 landfill reached a critical stage during the summer of 2009, a number of questions emerged about the manner in which decisions were being made -and by whom -at the County of Simcoe. ...
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Oct 21st, 2010
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New containers too difficult to recycle, says countyBy Nicole Million Barrie Advance October 19 2010 MIDLAND – After the community spent years fighting the development of a landfill in Tiny Township, one local woman is hoping residents will show as much passion for banishing a new kind of packaging f...
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Oct 19th, 2010
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'Simcoe County is relatively weak,' 'change is needed' studyNew Tecumseth Free Press Online October 18, 2010 Three days after next Monday's municipal election, the outgoing Simcoe County council is scheduled to meet and one of the agenda items will be a governance report that recommends blowing up th...
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Oct 14th, 2010
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Laurie Watt, Simcoe.com Oct 14, 2010 SIMCOE COUNTY – Jobs; affordable housing in revitalized communities; income for families, for businesses, for governments – all this is at risk. That’s if Ontario doesn’t get the planning process working again in Simcoe County and Barrie, says an internation...
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Oct 13th, 2010
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Simcoe County development slows but lowering provincial environmental protection is no solution AWARE Simcoe news release - October 13 2010Development in may parts of Simcoe County has slowed to a standstill. But the solution is not to throw sound planning practices out the window, says AWARE Simcoe ...
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Oct 12th, 2010
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By Laurie Watt Simcoe.com Oct 12, 2010 SIMCOE COUNTY - It’s politics with real economic consequences – or more accurately, a lack of consequences.Two years ago, developers and politicians alike called Simcoe County the Wild West.Today, the dust literally blows across undeveloped fields – many approve...
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Oct 12th, 2010
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By Laurie Watt Simcoe.comOct 12, 2010 SIMCOE COUNTY - Driving north out of the GTA and into Simcoe County, anyone can see what the area’s future could be: industrial development near Highway 400 with residential not far away. “Bradford is the first major community north of the Green Belt, and luckily...
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Sep 28th, 2010
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Letter to the Barrie Examiner - September 28 2010I know that in previous municipal elections the voter turnout has been appallingly low, and I am writing to urge everyone to make a dedicated effort to get informed and involved in this year's election.It is important to have your voice heard not only ...