Mar 18th, 2023
‘With accelerated growth … water availability and quality will continue to decline, putting even more pressure on the Great Lakes,’ says conservation authority official From OrillliaMatters Collingwood’s shoreline along Georgian Bay in Lake Huron.Supplied photo The Nottawasaga...
Mar 13th, 2023
The Nottawasaga jurisdiction is 3,600 km2 and spans from Wasaga Beach in the northeast to Moonstone and Bass Lake, southeast through Barrie and Bond Head to Hwy 9 then eastward to Orangeville then heading north through Collingwood to Nottawasaga Bay. NVCA has a planning role in the northern portions ...
Feb 7th, 2023
Gail Little named chair of conservation authority’s board of directors at annual general meeting CollingwoodToday Staff Jan 29, 2023, Supplied photo. NEWS RELEASE NOTTAWASAGA VALLEY CONSERVATION AUTHORITY ************************* The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) held electi...
Jan 31st, 2023
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Jan 25th, 2023
‘This simple remedy is so readily available to anyone who can walk even a short distance,’ says avid hiker Carol Strickland MidlandToday Staff Jan 21, 2023 Carol Strickland As I returned from a walk in the forested parkette in my neighbourhood, I reflected once again how at peace I felt c...
Jan 9th, 2023
Bill 23 was ‘the straw that broke the camel’s back,’ says Doug Varty, who stepped down as chair of Species Conservation Action Agency. Doug Varty says he resigned from Ontario’s Species Conservation Action Agency due to the effects of Bill 23 and other ways the provincial government is go...
Dec 28th, 2022
‘What bleak future would shake this premier enough to turn the nightmare into a miracle?’ wonders local Green party official, harkening parallels to Dickens. Premier Doug Ford speaks during a media conference in Orillia in August 2020. | Nathan Taylor/OrilliaMatters file photo Brad Coccim...
Dec 28th, 2022
Critics say the changes will “completely undermine the protection of wetlands” while doing little for housing. By Noor JavedStaff Reporter,Toronto Star Sat., Dec. 24, 2022 photo Hartley Woodside The majority of sensitive wetlands in the Greater Toronto Area could lose environmental protection ...
Dec 17th, 2022
Concerns about Oro Moraine ‘a three-alarm issue,’ says letter writer The Oro Moraine is the beginning place (headwaters) of seven watercourses including the Hawkestone Creek, above.David Hawke Photo From BarrieToday, Dec 16 2022 Thank you, BarrieToday and David Hawke, for this essential p...
Dec 15th, 2022
Bill 23’s change to wetland evaluation ‘smacks of a backroom deal to appease developers,’ says letter writer Photo: Demonstrators in Orillia protested against Bill 23 on Dec. 2 2022 Greg McGrath-Goudie/OrilliaMatters As more and more is revealed about the impact of Bill 23, oppositi...