May 31st, 2019
County landfills filling up quickly, costing taxpayers $1.65 million a year to transfer some of its waste to Hamilton By Jessica Owen Barrie Today Proposed changes to provincial legislation – being billed a growth plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe – could help push through a compost a...
May 30th, 2019
One of the trails through the Freele Tract -AWARE Simcoe photo Friends of Simcoe Forests outraged by surprise threat to natural heritage protections in the Freele Tract News release from Friends of Simcoe Forests The Friends of Simcoe Forests Inc. have long been opposed to an environmentally destruct...
May 29th, 2019
Ontario Farmland Trust and Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition Looking to Protect Prime Foodlands News release from Ontario Farmland Trust and Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition Ontario Farmland Trust and Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition are partnering to host an evening discussion about farmland prote...
May 13th, 2019
Wasaga Beach CAO George Vadeboncoeur speaks to provincial special advisors Michael Fenn and Ken Seiling on Monday. -Orillia Matters photo By Jessica Owen Orillia Matters Residents of Simcoe County didn’t hold back Monday when they had an opportunity to weigh in on a review of regional governance. “I...
May 12th, 2019
Ten years on… Water warriors from Site 41 with friends, allies and supporters. A memorable get-together!...
May 10th, 2019
Dan Janssen ‘My hope is that we will have the political will and courage to make the shift towards a sustainable future’ Letter to OrilliaMatters from Dan Janssen, federal NDP candidate for Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte May 10 2019 Last Sunday, after getting home from work, my family and...
May 7th, 2019
Janet Spring of Elmvale in Honduras with daughter Karen and son-in-law Edwin Espinal, before his arrest more than a year ago. From Rights Action Letter to PM Trudeau & Minister Freeland: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, firstname.lastname@example.org Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, chrystia...
May 6th, 2019
From Friends of the Utopia Gristmill and Conservation Park and others Keep the Ontario Tree Seed Site Public Bake Sale! On Compost Saturday (May 11) at Utopia Hall 9 am to noon The hope of Friends of the Utopia Gristmill and Conservation Park, Happy Hen & AWARE Essa is to bring together gardeners...
Apr 29th, 2019
Our Last AGM? Our board has been fighting non-stop for over 7 years. There are critical decisions upcoming that need vigilance and community input. But we can`t do it alone. We need your support, ideas and your time if you can. We want to see the MRA thrive into the future and continue to be [&hellip...
Apr 26th, 2019
Does this look like an arterial inter-county road to you? A very, very BAD idea. Help us defeat it on May 8 From Blue Mountain Watershed Trust Clearview sells County Road 91 to gravel pit, proposes to turn 26/27 – a summer road with a 14% grade – into a year-round thoroughfare. *** ATTEND...