• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

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Jun 13th, 2010
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Phinjo Gombu Toronto Star May 12 2010A controversial Markham plan to become the first GTA municipality to freeze expansion on prime farmland to make way for a permanent food belt has been narrowly defeated after one last debate at council that ended late Tuesday.The final 7-6 vote in support of a sta...
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Dec 20th, 2009
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Martin Mittelstaedt Globe and MailTrent Hills, Ont. Friday, Dec. 18, 2009 Wendy Deavitt remembers the day in 2001 when she spotted her dream home in the country. At the end of a tree-dotted gravel driveway stood the farmhouse and adjacent horse barn that turned her fantasy about rural living into a r...