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Dec 14th, 2018
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News release from Tay Township It is with great sadness that Tay Township Mayor Ted Walker announces the passing of Deputy Mayor Jim Crawford. “We are deeply saddened by the terrible news,” said Mayor Ted Walker. “On behalf of Council, staff and Tay residents, I extend our condolences, thoughts and p...
Dec 13th, 2018
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Water experts William Shotyk of the University of Alberta, left, and Ian Clark of the University of Ottawa, right, watch as samples are taken at the Elmvale flow in October. A documentary team, centre, records the event. More details. -AWARE Simcoe photo AWARE News Network The following letter has be...
Dec 10th, 2018
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News release from Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition, Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition and Ontario Headwaters Institute On Thursday, December 6, the provincial government tabled legislation known as the “Open for Business Bill”, or Bill 66. This bill provides municipalities with powers that endanger the c...
Dec 5th, 2018
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Drumming outside the township office before the start of the prehearing. -AWARE Simcoe photo AWARE News Network A Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) prehearing conference regarding an application by CRH Group Inc. to expand the Teedon Pit has been put over until mid-summer or possibly next fall at...
Dec 1st, 2018
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In a historic first, mayors from Great Lakes cities and leadership of the Anishinabek Nation band together to oppose new rules for water withdrawals set to be approved by a U.S-based Compact. – Erika Engel/CollingwoodToday photo by: Erika Engel Barrie Today First Nations leaders and Canadian an...
Nov 23rd, 2018
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Ontario Green Party leader Mike Schreiner with some members of the Simcoe County delegation in his Legislature office.  -AWARE Simcoe photo News release from Waterkeepers A delegation of Simcoe County residents attended proceedings at the Ontario Legislature yesterday and met with MPPs to underscore ...
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 9th, 2018
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Many deceased people received voter’s cards, while many residents did not, says clerk by Gisele Winton Sarvis Midland Mirror Tay Township Clerk Alison Gray said the municipality had to make more changes to the voters list for the 2018 municpal election than in any election before, adding that t...
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...