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Jun 5th, 2024
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The consequences of two new housing laws introduced by Premier Doug Ford will remove remaining guardrails to unbridled, costly and unaffordable low-density sprawl with no guarantee that affordable homes will ever be built. May 25, 2024 Premier Doug Ford’s housing strategy ignores calls for new housin...
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May 18th, 2024
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May Momentum: Igniting Climate Action WBCAT sparks a rallying cry for environmental stewardship. As the world turns its focus to the urgency of climate change, May emerges as a pivotal month for collective action. From Earth Day celebrations, Garden Shows and Plant Sales to World Environment Day prep...
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May 18th, 2024
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  Local Climate Change Action Plan Being Developed for Springwater Township   Township of Springwater / May 15, 2024 – The Township of Springwater is working with the Severn Sound Environmental Association to develop a Local Climate Change Action Plan and is seeking public input at two upcoming ...
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Apr 25th, 2024
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  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Apply for NVCA’s 2025 tree planting grants UTOPIA, Ontario (April 11, 2024) – Landowners are invited to apply for the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority’s (NVCA) 2025 tree planting grants before next winter. “As Spring is approaching, many landowners are looking to...
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Apr 2nd, 2024
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Celebrate 30+ years of sweet family fun, community activities at Spring Tonic Maple Syrup Festival UTOPIA, Ontario (March 26, 2024) – Experience maple syrup season at the Tiffin Centre for Conservation with the Spring Tonic Maple Syrup Festival this April 6 and 7th! The festival...
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Mar 9th, 2024
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March 9th – Athletic Centre, J Building, Georgian College Barrie Campus, 10:30am – 9:00pm. https://www.georgiancollege.ca/news-events/all-events/traditional-pow-wow/...
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Mar 6th, 2024
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Springwater Invites Community to Shape the Future of Parks and Recreation Township of Springwater / February 15, 2024 – The Township of Springwater is updating the existing Parks and Recreation Master Plan to guide the future planning of recreational facilities, programs, and services in the municipa...
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Feb 22nd, 2024
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Be the Change, Season 16 is here, and we are proud to present this year’s amazing line up! Our first presentation on Wednesday March 6, 7:00PM at the Simcoe Street Theatre is The Magnitude of All Things, by Jennifer Abbott. Her new documentary draws intimate parallels between the experiences of grief...
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Feb 8th, 2024
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Feb 2nd, 2024
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By Wayne Doyle, Local Journalist, Jan 27, 2024 Simcoe County harvests almost 30,000 cubic metres of broad timber each year, which generates about $2 million annually that is reinvested in the forest You may not have noticed it because they take so long to grow, but Simcoe County’s forests are constan...