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Mar 30th, 2021
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Province has major decisions to make News release from the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition and the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition In 2021 a great number of decisions could be made, and processes put in place, that affect Lake Simcoe’s health. The Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition and the Simcoe County Gre...
Mar 27th, 2021
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Nottawasaga Steelheaders started this petition to Ontario Premier Doug Ford Dear Premier Ford RE: ERO 019-3136 (Consultation on Growing the Size of the Greenbelt) We commend you on your recent proposal to consider an expansion of the Greenbelt and strongly urge you to include the Nottawasaga River Wa...
Mar 9th, 2021
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Environmental consultant Bob Bowles addresses council ‘This is about protecting residents and our own investment in this community,’ resident says; Township deferred decision until more information is available By: Nathan Taylor Orillia Matters Ramara council deferred a decision at this w...
Mar 1st, 2021
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From Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition Last week, Georgina Town Council passed a resolution asking the Province of Ontario to develop a plan and a budget to reduce Lake Simcoe’s phosphorus pollution by 55% to 44 tonnes per year as soon as possible. According to Ontario’s Lake Simcoe Protection Plan, which...
Mar 1st, 2021
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This bridge was built over a watercourse separating Tom Rennie’s and a neighbour’s property in Moonstone ‘This is a win for the environment,’ says lawyer acting for the local conservation authority; Tom Rennie said he is ‘pleased’ matter has been resol By: Marg. Br...
Feb 26th, 2021
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News release from the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority Today, the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) released its 2020 annual report, which highlights the efforts to serve watershed residents quicker and more efficiently, even during the COVID-19 pandemic. “I am very proud of t...
Feb 21st, 2021
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From Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition Lake Simcoe is stressed by phosphorus loads, climate change, and invasive species. The Lake Simcoe Protection Plan (LSPP) addresses these issues and lays out regulations, monitoring, and outreach strategies to address these stressors. If implemented, the LSPP would p...
Feb 15th, 2021
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Screenshot of lobbyist’s website. By Michael Douglas Concerned Citizens of Ramara Why would municipalities like Ramara Township need to be spending taxpayer dollars on registered lobbyists to lobby their interests to the Ontario government? Wouldn’t the interests of municipalities already be a ...
Feb 12th, 2021
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Ramara Mayor Basil Clarke Letter to Ramara mayor and council from Anne Bell, Ontario Nature and Phil Pothen, Environmental Defence Re: Formal withdrawal of Rama Road MZO request On behalf of Ontario Nature and Environmental Defence, we are writing to urge that Ramara Township formally withdraw the re...
Feb 6th, 2021
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Holland Marsh -Bradford Today photo A recent plea from environmental groups about the Bradford Bypass has sparked some confusion, debate around the details of the project By: Jackie Kozak Bradford Today Bradford residents have been recently stirred up by the revival of the proposed link between Highw...