• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

Saturday December 7: Simcoe County’s unique development threat

In Meetings, events
Dec 5th, 2013

When: Saturday, December 7 2013

1:00 pm Doors open

1:30-3:00 pm Presentations and Discussion

sprawl1Followed by mingling and light refreshments

Where: Monte Carlo Inn Barrie Suites, Huron Room, 81 Hart Drive, Barrie

This is a joint event between Midhurst Ratepayers’ Association and Environmental Defence.
This is important because Simcoe County and its contained communities are facing a unique development threat.  Unprotected by the Greenbelt and with a plethora of available cheap farmland, Simcoe County has been speculated, farm land bought in large quantities, and massive sprawl developments have been pushed onto lower-tier municipalities that have no expertise of managing projects on a GTA scale.

Furthermore, watersheds in Simcoe – Nottawasaga and Lake Simcoe – are already struggling, even without the massive growth that is planned.  


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