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Jun 17th, 2014
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Town will be on the hook for any lawsuits related to site By Jenni Dunning Midland Mirror MIDLAND – The Town of Midland has officially approved the purchase of the former Unimin property for $3.4 million, but some councillors are concerned the agreement leaves the town vulnerable to lawsuits. The pur...
Dec 5th, 2013
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Heather Wright, CTV Barrie With Faurecia in Bradford announcing it will close – leaving 550 people out of work – there are new worries about the manufacturing sector in our region. Come February, those workers will be added to Ontario’s unemployment list. That’s when operations at Faureci...
Dec 4th, 2013
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CTV News A Bradford plant with more than 500 workers is shutting its doors in 2015. Faurecia North America told its workers today the Bradford seat mechanisms and frames plant will close in mid-2015. Stacie Tong, director of communications for Faurecia North America, says the plant has been hit by an...
Dec 2nd, 2013
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By Peter Criscione Brampton Guardian  Brampton Brick says it is working to scoop up a concrete and masonry company that recently went into receivership. The deal could be worth up to $14 million and includes a state-of-the-art facility located in Simcoe County. Over the weekend, Brampton Brick, Canad...
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Feb 23rd, 2013
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By Morgan Ian Adams, Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin January 20, 2013   COLLINGWOOD – Ontario Liberal leadership candidate Kathleen Wynne says she supports giving municipalities more autonomy when it comes to siting green energy projects. In a stop at the studios of local radio station 97.7 The...
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Feb 2nd, 2013
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Lack of proper zoning protection loses valuable space to developer pressure JIM STANFORD Globe and Mail Jan. 28 2013Canada’s housing bubble has already set off many alarm bells. Economists fret over the risks of sky-high home prices, excessive consumer debt and the overbuilding of new condominiums.Bu...
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Oct 30th, 2012
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Local companies lose bus contractBy Laurie Watt Barrie Advance Oct 25, 2012 SIMCOE COUNTY - A provincial tendering process is throwing long-time local school bus companies under the bus, says Simcoe North MPP Garfield Dunlop....
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Apr 6th, 2012
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Dunlop spearheading campaign to stop slots closingBy GISELE WINTON SARVIS Orillia Packet & Times April 6 2012Rosie Shelswell says she may die without her job at a standardbred farm where she lives and works if the provincial government continues on its mission to remove slot machines from racetr...