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Apr 11th, 2018
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Mayor Janice Jackson MNRF files charges, issues stop work order against South Bruce Peninsula regarding raking Sauble Beach By Denis Langlois, Sun Times, Owen Sound April 4 2018 The Ministry of Natural Resources & Forestry has charged South Bruce Peninsula for allegedly damaging piping plover hab...
Apr 11th, 2018
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Municipal Affairs Minister Bill Mauro called on to act From the North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance Ontario’s Minister of Municipal Affairs, Bill Mauro, has told TV Ontario that he is not contemplating issuing a Zoning Order to prohibit the DG Group from building a giant residential development o...
Apr 10th, 2018
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NDP MPP Peter Tabuns suggested that the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority was running roughshod over provincial laws Thanks to permits issued before Betamax went out of style, a development near Lake Simcoe is going ahead despite policies designed to stop projects exactly like it By John Mich...
Apr 9th, 2018
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An October 2016 overhead photo of Friday Harbour All Seasons Resort Request is for 60 per cent increase in units, plus changes in phasing, parking, roads, golf course The following is a notice of joint public meeting posted by the Town of Innisfil and County of Simcoe NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING: PROPOS...
Apr 6th, 2018
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OBA Asks PMRA to Take Action To End the Widespread Use of Neonics on Field Crops & Requests Immediate, Independent Review of PMRA’s Decision-Making Process, Methods & Policies for Pesticide Approvals From the Ontario Beekeepers Association Last month, the OBA sent a letter to Minister of Heal...
Apr 6th, 2018
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Benjamin Dasti of Ontario Parks Wasaga Beach office – Ian Adams/Metroland photo Pretty River Provincial Park is a magnet for mountain bikers, an activity that’s putting pressure on the park by Ian Adams Wasaga Sun It features one of the highest points on the Niagara Escarpment, and more than 40...
Apr 5th, 2018
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Penetanguishene Mayor Gerry Marshall -Midland Mirror photo by Andrew Mendler Midland Mirror Penetanguishene council upheld a committee decision and has officially refused the applications for a proposed 118-unit residential subdivision west of Church Street. Although overwhelming public opposition to...
Apr 3rd, 2018
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From Lisa Hafner  Just a quick update to everyone who has shown interest in this issue. This week’s edition of the Alliston Herald has published an article titled “Rail Yard Project Stalls” (pg 9 of the 29/03/18 edition), which states that “CANDO Rail Services determined it wi...
Apr 2nd, 2018
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OMB would confirm gravel pit decision – Little Letter to the Alliston Herald from Adjala-Tosorontio Deputy MayorDoug Little –  March 26, 2018 The Nelson Aggregate Gravel Pit application has shown the residents’ compassion to protect the environment and the vigorous opposition and de...
Mar 26th, 2018
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Nottawasaga River  AWARE News Network A flurry of outrage has been the response of Simcoe County politicians and planners to the province’s proposed expansion of the Greenbelt. The report from Clearview (see below) is an example. The CBC Radio interview with Gord Wauchope (scroll down for link)...