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Jul 4th, 2018
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Notice from County of Simcoe Notice of Adoption Simcoe County OPA 2 TAKE NOTICE that the Corporation of the County of Simcoe enacted By-law No. 6754 to adopt Official Plan Amendment No. 2 to the Official Plan for the County of Simcoe on the 26th of June, 2018, pursuant to Section 17 and 21 of [&helli...
Jul 2nd, 2018
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Water from the aquifer underlying Site 41 gushes from a local well -Bill Shotyk photo Correction of date: this rally is Wednesday July 11, 2018 – an incorrect date was posted earlier. AWARE Simcoe apologizes for the error. Time: 7:00 PM Location: Township of Tiny Community Centre, 91 Concession...
Jul 1st, 2018
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From the Cheese Guy Acoustic Music Jam – BYOI – Bring Your Own Instrument! All are Welcome When: Friday July 6 from 3 to 5 pm Where: The Cheese Guy, 77 Yonge St. S., Elmvale Why: Fundraiser for Friends of Simcoe Forests, donations gratefully accepted....
Jun 29th, 2018
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Ontario Tree Seed Plant stakeholders discuss next steps at meeting chaired by Fred Somerville of Somerville Nurseries, right. Among those present were, from left, Susan Antler, chair, Friends of the Utopia Mill & Park; Barb Boysen, general manager of the Forest Gene Conservation Association; Rob ...
Jun 15th, 2018
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From Friends of the Waverley Uplands Our fabulous Community is pulling together once again to protect our Pristine Aquifer!!! Please join us in our fundraising efforts Saturday June 16th 7:00am-4:00pm at the Elmvale Community Hall. Garage Sale, Bake sale and Silent Auction(closes at 4 so make sure yo...
Jun 12th, 2018
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  from Sandy Buxton, president, Midhurst Ratepayers Association After a year-long review, the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) has raised a lot of concerns regarding the Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Midhurst Secondary Plan. They point to superficial and missing stu...
Jun 9th, 2018
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from Friends of Simcoe Forests After over a year of silence, no sufficient responses to questions and concerns, FSF just became aware of an upcoming County Council meeting in regards to the ERRC proposed for the Freele forest. The County is spearheading this project and attempting to change their own...
Jun 4th, 2018
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from Friends of Simcoe Forests In the matter of the ERRC (Environmental Resource Recovery Centre) proposed for the Freele County Forest Tract in Springwater, THE COUNTY OF SIMCOE has received high levels of public interest and participation well-deserving of guiding decisions to reflect the desires o...
Jun 4th, 2018
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Keith and Ina Wood at Dump Site 41 in 2009 -Jim Simpson photo From Ebenezer United Church A tree has been planted in memory of Keith Wood, long-time member of the Ebenezer United Church congregation, a mainstay of the local farming community and a leader of the battle to stop Dump Site 41. Keith̵...
May 30th, 2018
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Former Springwater deputy mayor Dan McLean confers with his lawyer Jack Siegel before last Friday’s compliance audit committee hearing -Kate Harries photo Update By Kate Harries AWARE News Network The Springwater Compliance Audit Committee has decided to start legal proceedings against Springwa...