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Aug 10th, 2018
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by Ian Adams Wasaga Sun Wasaga Beach has walked back several changes to its bylaw governing municipal election signs. Senior municipal bylaw officer Doug Vincent told councillors during a special council meeting  Aug. 2 that changes to the bylaw earlier this year to include advertising were “made in ...
Jul 19th, 2018
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‘Get your heads out of the concrete condos and let Wasaga Beach grow the way it should’ Letter to the Wasaga Sun from Debra Timlock, Wasaga Beach I am a voting full time resident of Wasaga Beach, Ont. I was born and raised in Wasaga Beach and am proud to live and have worked here. [&helli...
Jul 18th, 2018
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Ian Adams Wasaga Sun Wasaga Beach’s long-time chief administrative officer has retired. During a special council meeting on July 18, following a two-and-a-half-hour session behind closed doors, councillors accepted the “early retirement” of George Vadeboncoeur. Vadeboncoeur was appointed the town’s C...
Jul 10th, 2018
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Letter of Intent between Town and FRAM from Nina Bifolchi campaign website  Please note: this post is in my opinion only. LOI – Letter of Intent RFEOI – Request for expression of interest RFP – Request for proposal If elected as your Mayor on October 22, 2018, I will support a review/audit of all act...
Apr 16th, 2018
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Hines Emerald Dragonfly -Chris Evans photo Only known Canadian site for the endangered Hine’s emerald dragonfly NCC News release April 11 2018 The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) today announced the protection of an additional 43 hectares (107 acres) in the Minesing Wetlands. Located 12 kilometres...
Apr 10th, 2018
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NDP MPP Peter Tabuns suggested that the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority was running roughshod over provincial laws Thanks to permits issued before Betamax went out of style, a development near Lake Simcoe is going ahead despite policies designed to stop projects exactly like it By John Mich...
Apr 6th, 2018
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Benjamin Dasti of Ontario Parks Wasaga Beach office – Ian Adams/Metroland photo Pretty River Provincial Park is a magnet for mountain bikers, an activity that’s putting pressure on the park by Ian Adams Wasaga Sun It features one of the highest points on the Niagara Escarpment, and more than 40...
Mar 26th, 2018
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Nottawasaga River  AWARE News Network A flurry of outrage has been the response of Simcoe County politicians and planners to the province’s proposed expansion of the Greenbelt. The report from Clearview (see below) is an example. The CBC Radio interview with Gord Wauchope (scroll down for link)...
Mar 17th, 2018
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Springwater DM Don Allen By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Simcoe County councillors have voted overwhelmingly once again not to provide funds so local First Nations and Metis can engage in consultation on an archaeological management plan (AMP). On Tuesday March 13 2018, council voted 21-8 (a weigh...
Mar 17th, 2018
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Developers Driving the Simcoe County Bus The comment period for the Province’s Growing the Greenbelt study areas proposal closed March 7. Simcoe County and most of the local municipalities are almost frothing at the mouth in opposition. They claim all the various existing pieces of legislation and of...