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Apr 16th, 2019
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2019-20 SCGC executive board: Charlene Strudwick, Phil Brennan,Tom Kurtz, Al McNair and Sandy Agnew. News release from the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition On Sunday, April 14, the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition (SCGC) held its annual general meeting to reset focus on upcoming priorities and vote...
Apr 15th, 2019
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Joe Belanger By Ian Adams Wasaga Sun A Wasaga Beach councillor should lose his pay for 10 days for violating council’s code of conduct, says the town’s integrity commissioner. Principles Integrity made that recommendation after an investigation into the conduct of both Coun. Joe Belanger and Mayor Ni...
Apr 8th, 2019
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From Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition Shelly Skinner, Terra Sandy Roy, Dan Janssen, Sheetal Rawal, and Keenan Aylwin join an open-ended discussion on the future of our communities. When Sunday at 3 PM – 4:30 PM This event is just after the SCGC AGM. If you’d like to participate in that, which ...
Apr 8th, 2019
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About 45 people attended AWARE Oro-Medonte’s AGM in Carriage Hills. -AWARE O-M photo News release from AWARE Oro-Medonte On Sunday April 7, 2019 AWARE Oro-Medonte held its 2019 Annual General Meeting at Stanhope House in Carriage Hills with a crowd of 45 people present. Guest speakers were Lind...
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Mar 29th, 2019
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CORRECTION – An earlier version of this blog misstated the vote on the ‘LPAT’ clause. AWARE Simcoe regrets the error. Springwater Township Council adopted a code of conduct last week – but first they eliminated a controversial clause limiting a councillor’s right to speak. The claus...
Mar 25th, 2019
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Graphic from Township of Oro-Medonte website From AWARE Oro-Medonte AGM Annual General Meeting When: Sunday April 7, 2019 2:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Where: Stanhope House at Carriage Hills Resort, 90 Highland Drive in Horseshoe Valley Map  Guest Speakers: David J. Hawke & Linda Myles Topic: Horseshoe-...
Mar 22nd, 2019
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Jack Gibbons From Jack Gibbons Lake Simcoe Watch This morning I made a deputation at the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority’s (LSRCA) Board of Directors meeting. On behalf of Lake Simcoe Watch, I asked the Board Members to direct their staff to work with the Province of Ontario and the Governm...
Mar 5th, 2019
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The Ontario Tree Seed Plant From AWARE Essa The Ontario government has closed the Tree Seed Plant in Angus. The 26-acre site of this unique historic facility is now in the government’s “disposition of realty” process. Organizations such as municipalities, conservation authorities an...
Mar 5th, 2019
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Redside Dace -Fisher’s Films photo AWARE News Network The Endangered Species Act comment period is now closed.  We will see what impact public feedback will have on the government’s actions.  We are not overly optimistic that the needs of our endangered species will supersede the desire t...
Mar 5th, 2019
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Clause proposed for Springwater already adopted by Tiny, Clearview, Midland and Penetanguishene A code of conduct is being proposed for Springwater Township that would curtail councillors’ freedom to speak at hearings that make key decisions on land use and development. A clause in the code developed...