Mar 18th, 2023
‘With accelerated growth … water availability and quality will continue to decline, putting even more pressure on the Great Lakes,’ says conservation authority official From OrillliaMatters Collingwood’s shoreline along Georgian Bay in Lake Huron.Supplied photo The Nottawasaga...
Mar 14th, 2023
With #Bill23, now the “More Homes Faster” Act, has the self-proclaimed Man of the People finally skewered himself in the butt? Margaret Atwood Dec 12 ,2022 It was a dark and soundless day near the end of the year, and clouds were hanging low in the heavens. Oops, that’s the opening of The...
Mar 13th, 2023
‘Land is what grows everything … that’s why it’s so important we try to use our land as efficiently as possible,’ says Ontario Federation of Agriculture official From OrilliaMatters Mar 13, 2023 Chris Fell, Local Journalism Initiative reporter Municipal policies that enc...
Mar 5th, 2023
‘The government is modernizing its almost 50-year-old environmental assessment process that is too slow, too costly, and too burdensome,’ says PCs of bill From OrilliaMatters Mar 1 2023 Charlie Pinkerton Photo: Infrastructure Minister Kinga Surma pictured at a railway station in St. Catha...
Mar 1st, 2023
The fury of insults and racial slurs targeting Jully Black ‘highlight the need for a better understanding of the true history of this land,’ says local elder From CollingwoodToday, Feb 28 2023 Column: Jeff Monague Long before anyone ever thought of putting up a flag or creating an anthem ...
Mar 1st, 2023
Attorney general, who’s also MPP for Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte, wouldn’t elaborate on past comments that critics say risk politicizing the courts Aiden Chamandy, From BarrieToday, Feb 28 2023 Photo: Chris Young/The Canadian Press Editor’s note: The following article originally ...
Feb 21st, 2023
‘The misinformation and hiding of facts is par for the course,’ says Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition official From BarrieToday, Feb 19 2023 Photo: A vandalized Bradford Bypass sign along Highway 400 is shown in this file photo.Natasha Philpott/BradfordToday The following letter is in r...
Feb 13th, 2023
Online petition can be signed until April 1; ‘We are privileged to live in such a beautiful place and have access to the unique natural resource,’ BarrieToday Staff Feb 9, 2023 A satellite view of Lake Simcoe.Photo courtesy the Province of Ontario Barrie-Innisfil member of Parliament John...
Feb 7th, 2023
Project aims to boost wild bee and butterfly populations in neighbourhoods across the country OrilliaMatters Staff Jan 31, 2023 The David Suzuki Foundation is recruiting volunteers from across Canada to take part in the Butterflyway Project. This award-winning project taps into the enthusiasm and ded...
Feb 7th, 2023
Letter writer calls on Ontarians to speak out against Doug Ford’s ‘ridiculously wrong proposal’ to build natural gas generation plantsFrom BarrieToday, Letter to the Editor Feb 7 2023 Stock photo Thursday’s BarrieToday had a story titled, “Local residents fuming over ‘ridiculous’ En...