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Feb 10th, 2016
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Beausoleil First Nation Open Letter To Minister Of Health February 10, 2016 Dr. Eric Hoskin Minister of Health and Long Term Care 10th floor, Hepburn Block 80 Grosvenor Street Toronto, Ontario, M7A 2C4 Re: LHIN Recommendations for Georgian Bay General Hospital Greetings Minister Hoskins: My name is R...
Jan 31st, 2016
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  Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte MP Alex Nuttall addresses the Greenbelt meeting Life is a pay-attention contest: Oakville Mayor Rob Burton By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Protecting the natural environment makes communities more livable, safeguards our food and water for the future and reinvigora...
Jan 29th, 2016
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Plan elicited strong opposition from area residents By Ian Burns Midland Mirror TAY TOWNSHIP – Tay Township has reversed a plan to sell several park and waterfront properties after facing strong opposition from residents. A notice appeared last month on the municipality’s website and in The Mirror re...
Jan 28th, 2016
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Several properties slated to be declared surplus by municipality By Ian Burns Midland Mirror TAY TOWNSHIP – A number of Tay Township residents are up in arms about the proposed sale of several pieces of municipally owned land. A notice appeared earlier this month on Tay Township’s website and in The ...
Jan 12th, 2016
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AWARE News Network A free public event to discuss issues surrounding Simcoe’s water, farmland and natural heritage systems ,and how we can protect these important resources through expanding the Greenbelt in Simcoe County. Saturday, January 30, 2016, 9:30-11:30 am Liberty North, 100 Caplan Avenue, Ba...
Dec 8th, 2015
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Cutting at Beeton Woods in March 2015 By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Monday, they started taking down more of the Beeton Woods. Stephanie MacLellan, one of the Beeton residents who spearheaded an effort to save the woodland just northwest of her village, watched in horror. “They’re not even cutti...
Nov 27th, 2015
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Join us for a free workshop for municipal staff from Sustainable Severn Sound Sustainable Severn Sound, in partnership with the Ontario Invasive Plant Council (OIPC) and with funding support from the Invasive Species Centre, is hosting a discussion on Invasive Plant Management Strategies on Thursday,...
Sep 12th, 2015
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How does the development industry work? Does the development industry buy up cheap farmland and then lobby small municipalities to rezone the land to build sprawling urban subdivisions where there is no employment, forcing home purchasers to commute? Does the development industry hire high priced law...
Jun 10th, 2015
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By Sara Carson Orillia Today Ontario’s ombudsman will soon oversee all of Simcoe County’s councils and their hired integrity commissioners. On May 21, Ontario ombudsman André Marin announced when this oversight, under the Public Sector and MPP Accountability and Transparency Act, will come into force...
Apr 13th, 2015
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 Hikers, cyclists, snowmobilers will all be welcome on 263-hectare property By Jenni Dunning  Midland Mirror NORTH SIMCOE – A 263-hectare forested property bordering Midland, Penetanguishene and Tiny Township will be the new home of multi-use trails as early as this spring. Simcoe County started deve...