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Conservative rips into Liberals’ handling of debt retirement taxBy Cheryl Browne Special to the Examiner January 28 2011Jeanneke van Hattem is frustrated by what she says is a veil of secrecy surrounding the debt retirement tax she’s been paying on her hydro bill for the past seven years.As pub...
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Jan 29th, 2011
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By Bruce Hain Innisfil Journal Jan 27, 2011INNISFIL — An Innisfil Heights company once thought to be symbolic of the town’s emerging industrial growth strategy is now in the hands of a court-appointed receiver.Poraver North America Ltd. opened a multi-million dollar plant in June 2007 in the Doral Bu...
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Jan 29th, 2011
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By Tracy Kibble Bradford Topic Jan 26, 2011 Georgina fishing enthusiasts, experts and those who earn a living from the popular sport welcomed Ontario’s environment minister Tuesday afternoon to Bonnie Boats in Jackson’s Point.John Wilkinson came to North America’s touted fishing capital to officially...
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Jan 29th, 2011
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Pellegrini supports motion out of Scugog King Sentinel January 26 2011Mayor Steve Pellegrini has attended his first meeting of the Greater Toronto Countryside Mayor’s Alliance (GTCMA), and he said he came away with the good impression of the group. ...
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Jan 28th, 2011
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AWARE Simcoe January 28 2011Did you get taken in by the salesman who precipitated the iron and other minerals out of your water, told you it was disgusting, and sold you a treatment system for a couple of thousand dollars – or more? Tonight at 8 p.m., CBC TV’s Marketplace goes undercover ...
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Jan 28th, 2011
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Letter from Cindy Hillard Severn Township January 28 2011re: Simcoe Solar Farm Awareness Project Symposium - this Saturday, 11am-1pm.The Ontario government is making a huge error in contracting large scale solar "farms". This issue is not just about the sites within Severn Township. In total, 800 acr...
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Jan 26th, 2011
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Green Energy Act fast tracking with minimal public input is a major concern News release from Simcoe Solar Farm Awareness Project January 24 2011 The Simcoe Solar Farm Awareness Project[SSFAP] and Ontario Farmland Preservation with support from AWARE Oro-Medonte will host a symposium on Saturday Janu...
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Jan 26th, 2011
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By JONATHAN SHER, QMI Agency January 24 2011TORONTO — The fate of the billion-dollar wind industry and the future of green energy in Ontario may now rest in the hands of three divisional court judges.The province's Green Energy Act was put to the test Monday before a panel of three Superior Court jus...
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Jan 24th, 2011
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Halt development to study medical effects, opponents urgeBy Lee Greenberg, with files from Matthew Pearson, Ottawa Citizen January 24, 2011An Eastern Ontario man has launched a court case that could put the brakes on the province's green energy plans. Ian Hanna, a 56-year-old property owner from Prin...
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Jan 24th, 2011
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Outdoor cats gone wild, and birds sufferBy RACHEL SA, Toronto Sun January 22 2011Oakville cats are now officially housebound.The city’s new bylaw that prohibits cats from roaming free came into effect Jan. 1. Oakville joins Burlington, Milton and Hamilton, which have similar restrictions....