• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

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Jun 15th, 2021
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David Hawke has won the Richards Education Award from Ontario Nature From Orillia Matters June 15 2021 By Nathan Taylor ‘My way is to let everyone know why these protesters are protesting. If they are not aware, they don’t get it and they won’t care,’ says David Hawke A longtime outdoors ...
Jun 14th, 2021
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May 25, 2021 Letter by Elisa Martelli, Licensed Paralegal, B.A. Hons. Dear Sir/Madame: Re: Proposed Rezoning Application from Agricultural to Small Scale Industrial/Commercial Uses 5520 2nd Line, New Tecumseth (2nd Line West of 15th Sideroad) File No. DEV 395 I am writing to you regarding the current...
May 24th, 2021
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Bill French From the Springwater Citizens Forum May 24 2021 By Bill French There are multiple municipal drains throughout the township and many date back well over a century. They are intended to prevent flooding on some of the richest farmland in the Township especially in what I call the Minesing f...
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...