Jun 5th, 2022
File photo | Blair Adams From OrilliaMatters, June 3, 2022 By Erika Engel With fewer than half the eligible voters in Ontario casting their ballots Thursday, the provincial election results both locally and provincially were decided by a historically low number of voters. Elections Ontario has report...
Jun 5th, 2022
Voter turnout in Ontario From Simcoe.com, June 3, 2022 By Sara Carson BARRIE-INNISFIL Registered Electors on List: 92,387 Vote Turnout: 39.26 per cent Progressive Conservative MPP Andrea Khanjin re-elected in Barrie-Innisfil BARRIE-SPRINGWATER-ORO-MEDONTE Registered Electors on List: 85,091 Vote Turn...
Jun 5th, 2022
Brian Saunderson addresses a room of supporters at his election party. | Erika Engel/CollingwoodToday From OrilliaMatters, June 2, 2022 By Erika Engel Brian Saunderson has been elected as MPP for Simcoe-Grey. Saunderson took the lead in the riding as soon as results started coming in, with his win ev...
Apr 17th, 2022
Adjala-Tosorontio Ward 1 Coun. Annette Bays is abstaining from future meetings. From the Toronto Star, April 14, 2022 By Janis Ramsay There’s a stalemate at Adjala-Tosorontio council after Mayor Floyd Pinto filed a libel suit against four councillors. Councillors Annette Bays, Jonathan Pita, D...
Oct 8th, 2021
The Collingwood water treatment plant is located at Sunset Point. From OrilliaMatters, October 7, 2021 By Jessica Owen ‘We have been pushed too hard by top-down planning that has set arbitrary targets,’ said Collingwood resident Ulli Rath during County of Simcoe’s municipal comprehensive ...
Sep 6th, 2021
York-Simcoe candidates in the federal election will debate matters related to the environment on Wednesday, September 8th, from 7 – 8:30 PM. The Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition is co-hosting this debate, online on Zoom. Media are invited to attend! Registration is required via this link https://us...
Aug 15th, 2021
LDD moth caterpillarsDavid Hawke/OrilliaMatters From OrilliaMatters, August 11, 2021 By Nikki Cole ‘I know our township has just been overcome with it … if it did happen in your area you know how devastating it is,’ said Severn Township deputy mayor From burlap and duct tape to simp...
Aug 7th, 2021
From the Toronto Star, August 5, 2021 By Brian Lockhart The Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition and the Simcoe County Environmental Youth Alliance have announced the launching of a survey intended for youth to gather input about the future of the region. They are encouraging youth under the age of 25 t...
Dec 6th, 2020
Annette de Crombugghe at her Grade 12 graduation. AWARE News Network Another water warrior has left us. Annette de Crombugghe was one of those who fought back when an alliance of First Nations, farmers, cottagers and local residents forced Simcoe County to back down on a planned dump site – kno...