Nov 20th, 2020
From the Friends of Simcoe Forests On October 19, 2020 The Friends of Simcoe Forests (FSF) submitted an application for judicial review to the Ontario Divisional Court. The purpose of the judicial review is to seek to overturn a recent decision by the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT). As a resul...
Nov 18th, 2020
Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk – Link to video Auditor General finds EBR dysfunctional, public denied appeal rights for 197 environmentally significant permits and approvals, including forestry management changes to remove endangered species protection News release from the Ontario Auditor Gener...
Nov 14th, 2020
Bu Bill French Springwater News November 12 2020 In a special closed session of Council prior to the regular Council Meeting on Nov 4th, it appears Council sought legal advice on the motion they passed at the Oct 21st meeting to suspend Mayor’s Allen’s pay for a breach of the Code of Conduct arising ...
Nov 13th, 2020
A woodland caribou calf pictured in Quebec in 2017. Advocates say woodland caribou could be impacted by the Ontario government’s move to exempt forestry companies from endangered species law. Wikimedia Commons photo By Emma McIntosh National Observer The Ontario government is attempting to make...