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Aug 29th, 2018
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Jim Wilson, Minister of Economic Development and Trade, meets with members of AWARE Essa and Friends of the Utopia Gristmill & Park in Angus in first step of consultation over proposed tree seed plant closing. -AWARE Essa photo Ontario ministers hear a new vision for the Ontario Tree Seed Facilit...
Aug 27th, 2018
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from the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority New Lowell Dam Safety Review The board approved the use of funds to support a safety review of the New Lowell Dam in Clearview. The dam, built in 1967, requires a safety review every 10 years. The project will cost $51,000, with half of the funds com...
Aug 27th, 2018
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David Crombie, chair of Ontario’s Greenbelt Council from the West Oro Ratepayers Association Date: Saturday, September 1, 2018 Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Location: St. Thomas Church (Shanty Bay) Guest Speaker: The Honourable David Crombie Chair, Ontario’s Greenbelt Council* Topic: ...
Aug 26th, 2018
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Health Canada announces proposed decision to phase out Clothianidin and Thiamethoxam from the Ontario Beekeepers’ Association August 20 2018 Last year Health Canada proposed the phasing out of one of the popular neonicotinoids, Imidacloprid, based on risks to aquatic invertebrates. On Wednesday...
Aug 26th, 2018
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From the Cheese Guy  What A Song Swap Art House Social to raise funds  for Friends of Simcoe Forests When Thursday August 30 2018 from 7 pm Where 77 Yonge Street South Elmvale Ontario. We will be behind the curtain in front of the Cheese Guy’s shoppe. — All are welcome to attend — L...
Aug 24th, 2018
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New Tecumseth Free Press Online Simcoe County’s expropriation of 0.045 acres of property in July 2012 as part of its Cty Rd 50 road widening project could end up costing the upper tier upwards of $200,000 once all the final bills are factored into the costs and damages the OMB awarded to the pr...
Aug 24th, 2018
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Penetanguishene ‘surprised’ by Gerry Marshall’s abrupt resignation as mayor Resigned Aug. 22, started work as chief administrative officer in Wasaga Beach Aug. 23 by Gisele Winton Sarvis Midland Mirror August 24 2018 Town of Penetanguishene staff were “surprised” by the announcement...
Aug 24th, 2018
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Get your comments in to province before the August 31 2018 deadline AWARE News Network The Friends of Simcoe Forests are calling on citizens to  express their concerns to the Ontario government about Simcoe County’s plan to house garbage, recycling, and organics facilities in the Freele Tract o...
Aug 24th, 2018
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Simcoe County Honduras Rights Monitor and the Spring family of Elmvale have a message for Canada and Honduras on this billboard (donated by Datamax) in support of release of family member and human rights defender Edwin Espinal. The billboard is located on County Road 90. Appeal denied in Honduras &#...
Aug 11th, 2018
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By Ian Adams Wasaga Sun A Creemore man has taken his request for Clearview Township to provide copies of municipal documents in an accessible format to the province. It’s the latest chapter in a saga between Peter Lomath and the municipality that includes a decision by council to apply the township’s...