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Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority

Dec 6th, 2020
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News release from the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority On December 4, 2020, new proposed changes to Schedule 6 of Bill 229, Protect, Support and Recover from COVID-19 Act (Budget Measures), 2020 were announced. The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) will continue to request the...
Dec 6th, 2020
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Municipal Affairs Minister Steve Clark Text of Crombie’s letter to Clark The Honourable Steve Clark Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Dear Minister Clark, It is with regret that I submit my resignation, effective immediately, as Chair and Member of the Greenbelt Council. Recent actions ...
Dec 5th, 2020
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David Crombie  Update: 6 more resignations – scroll down Chair of Greenbelt Council leaves over Conservatives’ move to limit conservation authorities’ mandate By Noor Javed Toronto Star The chair of Doug Ford’s Greenbelt Council has resigned over the province’s plans to push forward legis...
Dec 4th, 2020
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Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs Friday afternoon, committee members voted in favour of Schedule 6 and the new amendments with MPPs Mitzie Hunter, Sandy Shaw and Ian Arthur voting against. The committee is chaired by Amarjot Sandhu PC Brampton West. Members are Jeremy Roberts PC, Ot...
Nov 27th, 2020
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News release from the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority Through a resolution in their Board meeting today, the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) Chair and Board of Directors further solidified their resolve to call on the Province to withdraw Schedule 6 of Bill 229, Protect, S...
Nov 25th, 2020
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Some of those who voted no (Simcoe County’s webcast of its meetings does not show all those present on-screen so when the vote is not recorded, as was the case here, the public cannot have a complete picture of what happened) -AWARE Simcoe photo ‘The growth is going to happen, whether we have t...
Nov 23rd, 2020
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From Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition Wednesday November 25 – 7-8 pm webinar Video and presentation by Claire Malcolmson, Executive Director, Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition Development is the biggest growing threat to Lake Simcoe. Learn how development affects the lake, and what the Lake Simcoe Prote...
Nov 19th, 2020
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Mike Walters Amendments to Conservation Authorities Act ‘disconcerting’ and not reflective of feedback from consultations, says LSRCA official By: Nathan Taylor Barrie Today The CAO of the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) sounded the alarm in a recent letter to municipali...
Nov 14th, 2020
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Ontario Premier Doug Ford From the Canadian Environmental Law Association  CELA will be hosting a webinar in partnership with Environmental Defence and Ontario Nature on Tuesday, Nov 17th at 7pm about the proposed changes to the Conservation Authorities Act and to the conservation authorities’ role i...
Nov 14th, 2020
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Nottawasaga River -Gary Christie photo Action Alert – We Need Our Conservation Authorities From the Canadian Environmental Law Association – Scroll down for Environmental Defence, Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition and others On November 5, 2020, the Ontario government tabled omnibus budget mea...