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Nov 7th, 2017
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County Warden and Liberal candidate Gerry Marshall at the water walk potluck -AWARE Simcoe photo By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Air and water were quite calm when the water walkers gathered in the dark by Georgian Bay at Cedar Point. The light crept up and just above the horizon a narrow band of ...
Nov 7th, 2017
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Jeff Monague -AWARE Simcoe photo By Cheryl Browne, Barrie Examiner TINY TWP. – Choosing from tables laden with potluck offerings, more than 100 people with sore feet sat down to enjoy the community feast. The high-ceilinged Wyebridge Community Hall echoed back the laughter and buzz of conversation as...
Nov 2nd, 2017
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Before the clearcutting: Beeton Woods in spring Legal action continues to collect funds regarding effort to save Beeton Woods AWARE Simcoe news release Once again, Simcoe County Council has decided to use its considerable resources to try to extract funds from AWARE Simcoe, a citizens’ group that wor...
Oct 31st, 2017
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Letter from Cindy Mercer, Springwater I was very interested and intrigued to read that the County of Simcoe submitted a bid to invite Amazon to build their new facility in Simcoe County. The County website states “Simcoe County meets all of the key requirements to satisfy the needs of Amazon HQ2.” In...
Oct 12th, 2017
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Rod Northey from the Midhurst Ratepayers’ Association Over the summer, your MRA continued fighting to protect and preserve our beloved village. Right now, the Township is awaiting feedback from the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) on the DRAFT Environmental Status Report (...
Oct 1st, 2017
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Local politicians and Huronia Land Conservancy directors gather under the newly unveiled sign for the Hogg Creek Wetland.  From left, former MPP Garfield Dunlop, Dave Wilkins, Springwater Mayor Bill French, Isabella Rombak, Linda Belcourt, Valerie Schell, Tim Tully, Oro-Medonte Mayor Harry Hughes and...
Sep 28th, 2017
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NVCA news release This event will celebrate the grand opening of a newly expanded accessible trail through Fort Willow, a national and provincial historic site. The trail is one of several enhancements made at the fort with funding from the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program. When: Friday, S...
Sep 21st, 2017
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From the Friends of Simcoe Forests County staff and consultants continue to work on the proposed ERRC (Environmental Resource Recovery Centre) project for the Freele Tract. At this point, they are ready to unveil the LONG awaited Preliminary Business case reports and presentation for discussion at th...
Aug 30th, 2017
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from Nature Conservancy Canada Minesing Wetlands, West of Barrie, ON Thursday August 31, 2017 10:0A0 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Join the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) and NCC for a wet and wild day of installing wing deflectors along Willow Creek in Minesing Wetlands. Once installed, t...
Jun 26th, 2017
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AWARE Simcoe News Network The following motion is to be debated tomorrow – Tuesday June 27 – by Simcoe County Council, meeting in Committee of the whole: Moved By: Councillor French That the County put a pause on the development plans for the ERRC until such time as County Council has bee...