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Dec 12th, 2018
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‘Perfect response:’ the caption to a video that circulated on Facebook news feeds at start of 2018 provincial election campaign. Ontario Proud’s Election Advertising Was Mostly Funded By Developers BY GRAEME GORDON & JONATHAN GOLDSBIE Canadaland December 11 2018 Third-party advertiser...
Dec 11th, 2018
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Premier Doug Ford with Oro Medonte Mayor Harry Hughes on December 10 2018. He was one of seven mayors invited to Queen’s Park.  Mayor Harry Hughes on Ontario Morning – CBC Radio “We have specific projects that are being stalled or being delayed… that if we could move those alo...
Dec 10th, 2018
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By Samantha Craggs · CBC News The mayors of both Hamilton and Burlington say they’re not interested in new “open for business” legislation if it means sacrificing land in Ontario’s greenbelt. Fred Eisenberger, mayor of Hamilton, says proposed Ontario PC legislation pits munici...
Dec 10th, 2018
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AWARE News Network From the Ontario government ‘Red Tape’ news release Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan Municipalities “I do not see Burlington using this legislation, if passed” – Burlington Mayor Marianne Meed Ward “I am not prepared to waive environmental concer...
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 9th, 2018
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Premier Doug Ford By Edward Keenan Toronto Star December 7 2018 Pretty much everyone hates “red tape.” The problem is, we don’t all agree on what it is. I mean, to me, the phrase calls to mind layers of useless paperwork that must be filled out in triplicate and filed in person to 27 different depart...
Dec 5th, 2018
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Earlier map shows location of Metrus Development project. The company has now rebranded as DG Group. -North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance facebook In exchange, DG would give up its proposed Maple Lake Estates (MLE) project in a Provincially Significant Wetland From Jack Gibbons North Gwillimbury Forest...
Nov 30th, 2018
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Dan Davidson by Janis Ramsay Innisfil Journal Deputy Mayor-elect Dan Davidson has announced he is stepping down from his position as Friday Harbour Community Liaison Chair. Once an opponent of Friday Harbour while serving on a previous council, Davidson was later hired by the now defunct Ontario Muni...
Nov 23rd, 2018
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DG Group clears forest From Jack Gibbons North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance Special council meeting to discuss DG Group forest destruction Georgina Council will discuss what actions to take to stop further destructive clearing of the Maple Lake Estates lands by DG Group at a special council meeting on...
Nov 16th, 2018
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  Environmental Commissioner Dianne Saxe Dr. Dianne Saxe, Ontario’s environment commissioner, set the stage with a wide-ranging and frank overview, ‘Climate Changes Everything’ by: BarrieToday Staff Third Age Barrie, A Life Long Learning Association, continued to provide stimulating ...