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Jul 28th, 2021
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Rob Mccullough, Simcoe County’s  Director for Solid Waste Management From Simcoe.com, July 28, 2021 By Talha Hashmani With various landfills across Simcoe County nearing capacity, calls for alternative means to dispose of garbage are at the heart of the county’s new waste management strategy. A...
Jul 28th, 2021
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A aerial view of the Teedon Pit on Darby Road in Tiny Township From Orillia Matters, July 27, 2021 By Derek Howard ‘We’ve had too many proposals that have gone forward in Tiny that have contaminated the groundwater sources,’ says Anne Nahuis There is no water under the bridge so long as t...
Jul 21st, 2021
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Mayor Brian Saunderson No financial limit set for law firm to conduct work From Simcoe.com July 21, 2021 By Ian Adams The Town of Collingwood has retained lawyers to get “direct accountability” from those at the heart of the Collingwood judicial inquiry. “This story is not about things from the past....
Jul 15th, 2021
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Please come out and help us to make more public, our very important cause to protect and save the “exceptional” groundwater at FRENCH’S HILL (and Simcoe Uplands) by coming out every Friday from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  (To stop the expansion of the Teedon Pit on the Hill, and to stop th...
Jul 14th, 2021
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The proposed highway systems included in the Master Transportation Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe Jul 13, 2021 Earlier this month, the province released its Master Transportation Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe.  Its purpose is to outline the future “vision” of what transportation planni...
Jul 11th, 2021
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Teedon Pit – Community Liaison Tour 2019 A Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) Hearing is being held this month on Friday July 23, 2021 at 10:00 AM on the proposed expansion of the Teedon Pit by CRH Canada Inc. on French’s Hill in Tiny Township. They intend to remove gravel to a depth of 10 [&helli...
Jul 10th, 2021
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This is the proposed location for the Bradford Bypass, which would be built through the East Holland River shown here Read this article by Joel Wittnebel on The Pointer here: https://thepointer.com/article/2021-07-02/we-can-t-keep-doing-this-pc-government-speeds-ahead-with-bradford-bypass-advocates-s...
Jul 9th, 2021
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Internships provide local youth with a stronger voice and platform July 8, 2021 – Simcoe County Two summer internships provided through the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition aim to put youth voices front and centre in discussions about climate, preserving our natural heritage and how the County...
Jul 7th, 2021
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Supplied photo of Linda Wells From OrilliaMatters July 5, 2021 By OrilliaMatters Staff Linda Wells, whose ‘generosity has no limits,’ has offered to match donations to Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition up to $5,000 this summer NEWS RELEASE RESCUE LAKE SIMCOE COALITION *************************...
Jul 3rd, 2021
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The Elmvale Water Kiosk north of Elmvale, Springwater Township, Ontario. Special to the Globe and Mail July 2, 2021 By William Shotyk and Michael Powell William Shotyk and Michael Powell are professors in the department of renewable resources at the University of Alberta. The Village of Elmvale is a ...