Feb 13th, 2018
CTV Barrie A Simcoe County campaign to keep used batteries out of garbage dumps has yielded the best results in the province. The County held its third curbside battery collection back in November 2017 and 24,000 kg of batteries were collected. That equates to almost one million batteries. The County...
Feb 11th, 2018
Warden Gerry Marshall UPDATE County councillors voted Tuesday February 13 to approve this report. The Town of Innisfil will announce a public meeting date soon AWARE News Network The following is a staff report regarding a request from Friday Harbour Village Inc. (Geranium Corp.) for Simcoe County t...
Feb 8th, 2018
From the Township of Springwater The February 21, 2018 Springwater Council Meeting has been rescheduled to begin at 5:00 pm to allow for a Public Information Session regarding the Province of Ontario’s proposed study area for the expansion of the greenbelt. The Information Session will commence at 7:...
Feb 3rd, 2018
Paddlers make their way through the Minesing Wetlands in Springwater, just west of Barrie. – Nature Conservancy phot0 Barrie Advance Already one of the largest and least disturbed wetlands in Ontario, even more land along the Minesing Wetlands could soon be protected. The Nature Conservancy of ...
Feb 1st, 2018
Mayor George Cornell By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Tiny Township residents as well as members of council expressed concerns Monday about an application by CRH Canada Group Ltd. for a renewal of a permit to take water at its Waverley Teedon Pit. Councillors requested a report from their engineer...
Feb 1st, 2018
Jennifer Howard photo From the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition We are pleased to partner with the Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA), the Ontario Headwaters Institute, and the Ontario Environment Network to present, “WaterScapes – A Community Discussion on Water Protection...
Feb 1st, 2018
MNRF Minister Nathalie Des Rosiers Ontario Needs Government Leadership to Ensure Tree Seed for Resilient Forests Letter from Stephen Smith, Society for Ecological Restoration, Ontario Chapter, to Premier Kathleen Wynne and MNRF Minister Nathalie Des Rosiers Dear Premier and Minister: We are deeply co...
Jan 23rd, 2018
A Sockhop Doowop Dance Party From Friends of Simcoe Forests On Friday February 9 2018 Elmvale Community Hall Doors Open 8pm Tickets $10 Prizes! Cash Bar! Dress to Impress! Late Night Snacks! Photo Booth! Wallflowers Welcome! for tickets contact email@example.com Show your support by ord...
Jan 18th, 2018
New Tecumseth Free Press Online Weather factors during the first week of January that impacted waste collection across the County delayed potential impacts from new bag limit restrictions at curbside that came into effect January 1. Specifically, the County’s collection service now will pick up...