• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

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Aug 30th, 2023
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We’d like to interrupt your summer break just for a few minutes to bring you up to speed about important Ontario news and what we’re doing about it – with your help!  The Greenbelt grabs stink. It’s official.  Bradford Bypass: Watch short videos & attention well owners!  Upcoming events  Fr...
Aug 30th, 2023
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The Minesing Wetlands are home to a diverse array of habitats. The mix of fen, marsh and swamp wetlands provides habitat for sensitive plants and animals, including a number of rare species and species at risk. | Photo supplied by the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority From BarrieToday, August...
Aug 26th, 2023
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This event is offered in-person and livestream Tuesdays September 19th to October 10th, 1:30 – 3:30 Get Your Tickets This 4-part series featuring Bob McDonald, CBC host of Quirks and Quarks, is being presented in person at Grace United Church and livestreamed.  It will also be recorded, and available...
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Aug 26th, 2023
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From the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition The Ford Government’s Greenbelt Corruption The Auditor General’s report on the Greenbelt has made it crystal clear that if you have the right lobbyists, if you attend the right weddings, if you sit next to the right staffer and pass them the righ...
Aug 26th, 2023
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Aggregate mine – Image from the Ontario Farmland Trust From Simcoe.com, August 22, 2023 By Eli Ridder, Orillia Today Advocates are raising the alarm over a company’s effort to pull water from the Oro Moraine. Sarjeant Co. Limited, which has been running an aggregate pit in Oro Medonte for about...
Aug 25th, 2023
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Margaret Prophet, executive director of Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition. – Margaret Prophet photo From Simcoe.com, August 8, 2023 By Margaret Prophet Bradford West Gwillimbury Topic Contributed by: Margaret Prophet, executive director, Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition People driving by const...
Aug 25th, 2023
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The statue representing justice looks out from the Supreme Court of Canada over the Parliamentary precinct in Ottawa. | Adrian Wyld / THE CANADIAN PRESS From the Toronto Star, August 18, 2023 When talking doesn’t work, go to court Here is the way to hold Doug Ford accountable for the Greenbelt scanda...
Aug 25th, 2023
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Ontario Premier Doug Ford speaks during a press conference in on Friday. | Cole Burston / THE CANADIAN PRESS From the Toronto Star, august 17, 2023 By Linda Silver Dranoff Contributor The auditor general has issued a damning report, chastising Premier Doug Ford and his government for lack of transpar...
Aug 25th, 2023
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Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie, who is one of five candidates vying to be the next leader of the Ontario Liberal Party, stopped off at the Midland Cultural Centre on Aug. 16. | Gisele Winton Sarvis/MidlandToday From Simcoe.com, August 17, 2023 By Andrew Mendler Midland Mirror Ontario Liberal leader...
Aug 25th, 2023
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Simcoe-Grey MPP Brian Saunderson says the controversies involving Collingwood and the greenbelt lands are different From Simcoe.com, August 17, 2023 By John Edwards Collingwood Connection Is the provincial process that determined Greenbelt land would be developed for housing similar to a series of tr...