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Feb 25th, 2014
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The Nottawasaga Valley Concervation Authority board of directors will decide Friday February 28 whether to approve a resolution supporting the Town of Clearview and the Municipality of Essa in their request for the federal government to add the Nottawasaga River and all its tributaries to waterways r...
Jan 17th, 2014
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By Trina Berlo Wasaga Sun Wasaga Beach Councillor Nina Bifolchi has been reelected to a second term as chair of the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority. An election was held at the NVCA’s annual general meeting on Jan. 10. Gail Ardiel, councillor for The Blue Mountains, was elected vice chair. ...
Dec 18th, 2013
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By Whitney Neilson Wasaga Sun WASAGA BEACH — The Wasaga Beach Committee of the Whole recently opened up the 2014 budget for public comment. The tax increase is projected to be 1.24% for 2014. Based on an average residential home, this equals an annual increase of $52.17 for the average property taxpa...
Dec 17th, 2013
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By Trina Berlo Wasaga Sun   The OLG has released requests for pre-qualification (RFPQs) for gaming in Wasaga Beach and Collingwood. The RFPQs include up to 10 Gaming Zones grouped into three bundles. The central gaming bundle includes gaming zones C5 (OLG Slots at Georgian Downs), C6 (Casino Rama) an...
Jun 20th, 2013
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By Emily Innes, Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin WASAGA BEACH – There are now fewer barriers to building on the floodplains. Council unanimously voted in favour of eliminating the requirement for the Holding Symbol for building on the floodplains along the Nottawasaga River. Residents on the floodplai...
Jun 20th, 2013
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By Emily Innes Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin WASAGA BEACH – There are now fewer barriers to building on the floodplains. Council unanimously voted in favour of eliminating the requirement for the Holding Symbol for building on the floodplains along the Nottawasaga River. Residents on the floodplain...
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Mar 8th, 2013
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By Morgan Ian Adams, Enterprise-Bulletin March 7, 2013 Wasaga Beach’s mayor says he’s disappointed Collingwood has decided to take another chance on gambling.On Monday morning, during an appearance on 97.7 The Beach, Cal Patterson told host Mariane MacLeod that his council was “looking at Collingwood...
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Dec 4th, 2012
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By Trina Berlo Simcoe.com Dec 04, 2012 WASAGA BEACH – Wasaga Beach council will inform the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation of its four preferred sites for a casino. Two are in the west end of town and two are in the east....
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Nov 2nd, 2012
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Local doctors oppose casinoBy Emily Innes Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin October 30, 2012 A group of 36 health care professionals has signed a petition against the proposed casino.Collingwood doctor Mark Quigg, during a public consultation meeting, told stories about adults who wear diapers to keep ...
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Aug 10th, 2012
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Collingwood Enterprise Bulletin August 9 2012 WASAGA BEACH — One of the two brothers who planned a grand vision for the main beach area has been charged.On Tuesday, the OPP charged 42-year-old Dov Levy of Thornhill with theft and fraud over $5,000. Police say the charges stem from a year-long investi...