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Feb 5th, 2021
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Statement on the Highway 400-404 Connecting Link from Bradford Mayor Rob Keffer This is a critical piece of infrastructure, and the need for the Highway 400-404 Connecting Link (also known as the Bradford Bypass) has been definitively proven through extensive public consultation as well as technical ...
Feb 3rd, 2021
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Farmland impacted by proposed route of GTA West Highway. Photo from The Pointer files The two projects at the heart of the argument are the Bradford bypass and the GTA West Corridor By: Isaac Callan Barrie Today After being ignored by Queen’s Park, environmentalists have taken their concerns to Ottaw...
Jan 25th, 2021
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Bradford Councillor Peter Ferragine News release from the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority At its 70th Annual General Meeting, Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) board members and guests heard from LSRCA’s expert staff about the many accomplishments throughout 2020. “I want to...
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...
Dec 7th, 2020
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Instead of reducing congestion, building highways actually makes it worse Letter from Sylvia Bowman, former board member Ontario Nature, East Gwillimbury to Bradford Today Recently, the provincial government, through provisions in Bill 197, COVID-19 Economic Recovery Act, moved to fast-track 400 seri...
Dec 7th, 2020
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By Noor Javed Toronto Star  The province announced plans Monday for a $30-million investment in wetland restoration, after a weekend that saw the mass resignation of members of the Greenbelt Council over the government’s plans to limit the mandate of conservation authorities to protect the environmen...
Dec 7th, 2020
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Duffins Creek – Environmental groups sue to keep Ontario wetlands protected New partnerships will help protect Great Lakes and support municipalities with stormwater management   News release from the Ontario government The Ontario government is providing $30 million to help conservation o...