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Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority

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 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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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...
Jan 22nd, 2021
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News release from the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority For the second time in its 61 year history, the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) will be led by two women. In today’s Annual General Meeting, Mariane McLeod, Councillor for the Town of Collingwood was elected as Chair, wh...
Jan 11th, 2021
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What’s next after the gutting of Conservation Authorities? From Ontario Nature Protecting Ontario’s Environmental Future Webinar January 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Free On December 8th, the Ontario government passed a new law which seriously weakened Conservation Authorities, allowing the province ...
Dec 9th, 2020
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Deputy Speaker Rick Nicholls is in the chair yesterday when the recorded vote on Bill 229 is announced, with no withdrawal of Schedule 6, which attracted widespread opposition for undermining the role of Conservation Authorities. Keeping Faith with Ontarians Regarding Recent Environmental Announcemen...
Dec 9th, 2020
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Some Conservative MPPs AWARE News Network Update: this is the recorded vote in favour of Bill 229. 220_December_08_2020_Votes Three of the provincial representatives of Simcoe County, home to the world’s purest water, voted in favour of this assault on water: Doug Downey, Jill Dunlop and Andrea...