• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

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Jan 30th, 2023
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From the Municipal Leaders for Stronger Communities, a project of the Greenbelt Alliance and Ecospark Please join us for our next panel discussion: Best Practices for Protecting Farmland and Natural Heritage on Thursday, February 16th at 4 pm. The discussion features: Anne Bell, Ontario Nature Phil M...
In Essa
Jan 27th, 2023
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Read the history of Bell’s Grist Mill here....
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 25th, 2023
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Public meeting held on the Eden Oak plan prior to council and the town taking a position on the file, which is currently under appeal at the Ontario Land Tribunal From CollingwoodToday Jessica Owen The council gallery was loaded with residents on Monday night, most of whom came to bring their questio...
In Barrie
Jan 20th, 2023
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‘There is no easy answer to our health-care difficulties, but for-profit clinics are going to cost Ontario a lot more in the long term,’ letter writer says From MidlandToday Jan 19 2023 Photo: Stock Image Doug Ford plans to green-light the use of for-profit clinics to cut the backlog for ...
Jan 16th, 2023
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Members of public invited to event taking place Jan. 18 BarrieToday Staff , Jan 15 2023 NEWS RELEASE TOWN OF INNISFIL ************************* The Town of Innisfil is hosting a public open house on the Innisfil Beach Park master plan (IBPMP) on Jan. 18 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall (2101 Innisfil...
Jan 16th, 2023
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Blue Mountain Watershed Trust mandate includes environmental issues in Collingwood, Clearview Township Ian Adams, Wasaga Sun Thursday, January 5, 2023 A local environmental group should set itself a lofty goal for 2023, increasing its membership tenfold in order to carry out its work, one of its dire...
Jan 15th, 2023
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‘It’s really, totally undemocratic and muzzles … the taxpayers,’ says resident of MZO request for proposed residential development that would include 12 buildings From OrilliaMatters, Gregg McGrath-Goudie, Jan12, 2023 phot: screenshot Ramara residents have raised numerous concerns about a...
In Barrie
Jan 12th, 2023
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‘This guy promised to protect the Greenbelt’: Foster has been fighting bid to build bypass since ’90s From Simcoe.com Simon Martin, Jan 12 2023 Development comes in many shapes and sizes. But few are impacted by development quite like East Gwillimbury resident Bill Foster. The longt...
Jan 12th, 2023
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Living next door to a ‘ghost hotel’ has become a nightmare for many Ontario homeowners. Cities and towns across the province are struggling to keep the peace without turning away tourists From MidlandToday, Marg Bruineman, July 23, 2022 Original artwork by Danielle Fleming, Village Media The dusty ro...