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Nov 16th, 2018
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Speaking truth to power is not a conflict of interest for professional planners, board rules News release from Donnelly Law As the Globe and Mail reported on Nov 9, 2018, Mr. Victor Doyle MCIP, RPP has won his case against the Government of Ontario – he did not violate government ethics, his actions ...
Nov 16th, 2018
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November 5 2017: water walk finishes at Teedon Pit entrance -AWARE Simcoe photo by Andrew Mendler Midland Mirror The proposed expansion of a Tiny Township gravel pit will be going in front of the Ontario Municipal Board. Dufferin Aggregates, a division of CRH Canada, which owns and operates the Teedo...
Nov 5th, 2018
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From Ontario Parks Ontario Parks is honoured to have this WW1 cenotaph in Springwater. Originally erected in honour of “The Vespra Boys” from Vespra Township who sacrificed so much in the First World War. Springwater Park was the location of Remembrance Day ceremonies from the 1920’...
Nov 1st, 2018
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Mayor Bill French outside the courthouse in Barrie on Friday. -AWARE Simcoe photo From Springwater Mayor Bill French  November 2 2018 Today in the provincial offences court, the matter of charges laid under the Municipal Election Act stemming from my 2014 Election Expenses filing, was adjourned to De...
Oct 22nd, 2018
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51 municipalities across Ontario reported to have extended election by a day AWARE Simcoe note: Voters, check how candidates have responded to questions from AWARE Simcoe. To find their responses, go to: Candidates / Election 2018 on the menu bar and click on the required municipality. Then open the ...
Oct 17th, 2018
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At the Midhurst Community Hall on Sunday, Springwater candidates Jim Sales (deputy mayor), Jack Hanna (Ward 5) and Bill French (mayor) met with community residents. -AWARE Simcoe photo By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Responding to questions at an election gathering this week, Mayor Bill French say...
Oct 16th, 2018
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Professor Ian Clark of the University of Ottawa and graduate student Hamed Mozafari take water samples at the Elmvale flow. By Kate Harries AWARE News Network The pristine water that flows from the Waverley Uplands was the subject of brief but intense investigation earlier this month. Scientists from...
Oct 4th, 2018
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Karen Spring takes food into La Tolva for Edwin Espinal and Raul Alvarez from Janet Spring October 11 2018 The Simcoe County Honduras Rights Monitor Committee urges you to read, sign and share the House of Commons e-petition on the Political Prisoners in Honduras. petition e-1868 was initiated by Jan...
Oct 1st, 2018
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from the Elmvale Foundation  Elmvale Water Festival 2018 is happy to join the Elmvale Fall Fair on Thanksgiving weekend Come and quench your thirst with free, fresh spring water (thanks to the Truax family) BYOB (Bring Your Own Bottle) OR you can purchase non-toxic, re-usable, dishwasher safe Elmvale...
Sep 16th, 2018
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Beausoleil First Nation Chief Guy Monague, right, with friends, was among those who addressed a crowd of around 50 people who rallied prior to the Dufferin Aggregates community liaison meeting at the community hall on Thursday.  – Friends of the Waverley Uplands Facebook photo...