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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...
Mar 25th, 2017
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Bond Head before From Environmental Defence March 21 2017 The tiny village of Bond Head, just outside the Greenbelt, is not the kind of place you would expect massive urban growth to happen. With a population of 500, surrounded by farm fields, and largely still on septic and private wells, Bond Head ...
Mar 25th, 2017
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Marcy Burchfield AWARE News Network Toronto Star, March 9 2017, Is Ontario’s growth plan intensifying urban sprawl? TVO, March 10 2017, How one stray sentence blew a hole in Ontario’s Growth Plan Toronto Star, March 10 2017, Environmental group slams GTA developers for sprawl Barrie Examiner, M...
Mar 25th, 2017
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Should rural settlements in the Greater Golden Horseshoe be a focus for growth? from the Neptis Foundation March 9 2017 Ontario’s Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe states that “population and employment growth will be accommodated by… directing major growth to settlement areas that offer m...
Jan 27th, 2017
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Tay Township mayor acclaimed as chair of board of health Midland Mirror January 30 The Simcoe Muskoka District Board of Health acclaimed Tay Township Mayor Scott Warnock as chair at its Jan. 18 meeting. “I am honoured to be elected as the new chair of the board of health,” Warnock stated in a press r...
Feb 13th, 2016
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Rethinking citizen engagement in Peterborough will ‘knock your socks off’ Peterborough This Week February 3 2016 One of Canada’s leading voices for citizen engagement and new approaches to planning is coming to Peterborough on Feb. 10, as guest speaker and “provocateur” at two events hosted by local ...
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...