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Oct 9th, 2014
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I’m flattered that Tony Guergis would single me out during the Rogers mayors debate last night as worthy of his concern that I am Bill French’s campaign manager and that I have been elevated to the position of Chair of AWARE Simcoe. He’s wrong on both counts. For the record I am a member of […...
Oct 7th, 2014
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From David Strachan, Midhurst I was disappointed to read Springwater Deputy Mayor’s mailing and to watch his video (scripted by the same ghost writer). Dan’s past record is not as strong as Paul’s faith in Dan’s ability for the future. Here are some examples of past performanc...
Oct 7th, 2014
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Environmental Commissioner of Ontario news release  Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner is concerned that Ontario’s Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe is not on track to meet its goal of curbing urban sprawl in this rapidly growing region. In his 2013/14 Annual Report “Managing New Challen...
Oct 7th, 2014
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Blatant attempt to influence local electors in small rural township AWARE Simcoe news release Premier Kathleen Wynne should not be intervening in a local municipal election, says AWARE Simcoe chair Don Morgan. Her announcement yesterday that she does not plan to review the Midhurst Secondary Plan or ...
Oct 6th, 2014
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AWARE Simcoe note: Wynne’s letter states she does not plan to review the MSP. As mayoral candidate Bill French points out, No elected official from Springwater has asked for a review of the MSP or the Special Rule so of course the province has no plans to do so… (the letter) suggests the door i...
Oct 6th, 2014
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Environment Walk on Sunday October 19 at 3 pm – 5pm From Climate Action Now – Barrie Meadow Mouse Trail 2234 George Johnston Rd Minesing, Ontario L0L 1Y0 Canada Google map and directions CONTACT Adam Ballah · aballah@gmail.com On this walk we will learn about the important ecological role...
Oct 2nd, 2014
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New Tecumseth Free Press Online The Schedule C Class Environmental Assessment of the proposed wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) in Everett has identified the preferred option to be a new membrane bioreactor located in the north east area of Everett with surface water outfall to the Pine River west of...
Oct 2nd, 2014
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By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Improved health services, an expansion of the high school and how to revitalize the township’s only main street were high on the list of concerns at an all-candidates’ meeting sponsored by Focus  Elmvale Tuesday night, the first of three to be held in Springwater. B...
Sep 30th, 2014
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From the Midhurst Ratepayers Association After carefully considering every candidate in relation to the major issues facing the incoming council, the Midhurst Ratepayers’ Association (MRA) is announcing the candidates they believe will serve Springwater best. Candidate responses to a comprehensive qu...
Sep 30th, 2014
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Developers looking to build houses, farmers looking to relocate driving up farmland prices: ReMax By: Susan Pigg Toronto Star As development has leapfrogged the Greenbelt area north of the GTA into the fast-growing area around Barrie, many farmers have been playing a lucrative game of musical chairs....