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Mar 28th, 2023
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What’s the hold up with the Holland Marsh phosphorous pollution reduction project? Eleven months ago, Ontario’s Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks, David Piccini, announced that the province will provide $24 million for the Holland Marsh phosphorus pollution reduction plant.  A...
Mar 18th, 2023
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‘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
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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
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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...
Feb 3rd, 2023
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‘New home construction can coexist with environmental protection,’ stresses official OrilliaMatters Staff Jan 29, 2023 File photoRaymond Bowe/BarrieToday At its 72nd annual general meeting, Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority board members and guests heard from special guest Jason S...
Jan 31st, 2023
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Digital Convention for Water Justice Wellington Water Watchers register here...
Jan 25th, 2023
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‘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 25th, 2023
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‘They did put the money in the budget in March 2022, they just haven’t done anything with it yet,’ laments local councillor who urges feds to ‘take the next step’ Patrick Bales Jan 20, 2023  From OrilliaMatters A local municipal council is calling on the federal government to ...
Jan 9th, 2023
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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
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‘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...