Oct 20th, 2023
Hello, After a two-year delay in providing any protection whatsoever for the endangered black ash under the Endangered Species Act, 2007, the Government of Ontario is now due to implement the law. Instead of making up for lost time, however, the government is proposing to severely limit protections f...
Oct 18th, 2023
Ontario Premier Doug Ford announces that he will be reversing his government’s decision to open the Greenbelt to developers during a press conference in Niagara Falls, Ont., Thursday, Sept. 21, 2023. The announcement comes after a second cabinet minister resigned in the wake of the Greenbelt controve...
Oct 15th, 2023
Margaret Prophet about 12 hours ago This is the second in a three-part series of guest columns from the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition leading up to An Evening with Margaret Atwood, a sold-out fundraising event slated for Oct. 28. The second instalment will be published next Saturday. In my last c...
Oct 10th, 2023
Premier Doug Ford speaks in the Ontario Legislature on Sept. 25, 2023. Andrew Francis Wallace / Toronto Star file photo By Robert Benzie Queen’s Park Bureau Chief, Kristin Rushowy Queen’s Park Bureau, Rob Ferguson Queen’s Park Bureau Tuesday, October 10, 2023 The RCMP has launched a criminal in...
Sep 26th, 2023
A seagull flies past two men as they take in a setting sun as smoke from wildfires fills the sky on the Ottawa River on June 29, 2023 in Ottawa.Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press...
Sep 25th, 2023
From The Toronto Star, September 9, 2023 Editorial Cartoon, Patrick Corrigan: Greenbelt sinkhole...
Aug 30th, 2023
The Minesing Wetlands are home to a diverse array of habitats. The mix of fen, marsh and swamp wetlands provides habitat for sensitive plants and animals, including a number of rare species and species at risk. | Photo supplied by the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority From BarrieToday, August...
Aug 25th, 2023
Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie, who is one of five candidates vying to be the next leader of the Ontario Liberal Party, stopped off at the Midland Cultural Centre on Aug. 16. | Gisele Winton Sarvis/MidlandToday From Simcoe.com, August 17, 2023 By Andrew Mendler Midland Mirror Ontario Liberal leader...
Aug 25th, 2023
Simcoe-Grey MPP Brian Saunderson says the controversies involving Collingwood and the greenbelt lands are different From Simcoe.com, August 17, 2023 By John Edwards Collingwood Connection Is the provincial process that determined Greenbelt land would be developed for housing similar to a series of tr...
Aug 25th, 2023
Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault speaks at a press conference, in Ottawa, on Monday, June 5, 2023. | Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press From BarrieToday, August 16, 2023 By Aidan Chamandy Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on The Trillium, a Village Media website devoted excl...