• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

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Jun 2nd, 2021
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Protecting Lake Simcoe, process at the core of concerns expressed Simcoe County, ON – On May 31st Barrie Council declined to support the proposed Bradford Bypass, and instead passed a resolution asking the province to do a comprehensive impact assessment on Lake Simcoe and those vulnerable wate...
In Barrie
Jun 1st, 2021
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Signs are laid out and children’s shoes line the steps of the Spirit Catcher in downtown Barrie in memory of the 215 children whose bodies were found buried on the grounds of a residential school in Kamloops, B.C.Shawn Gibson/BarrieToday From Orillia Matters June 1 2021 By: Shawn Gibson ‘...
Mar 30th, 2021
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Province has major decisions to make News release from the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition and the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition In 2021 a great number of decisions could be made, and processes put in place, that affect Lake Simcoe’s health. The Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition and the Simcoe County Gre...
Mar 27th, 2021
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Nottawasaga Steelheaders started this petition to Ontario Premier Doug Ford Dear Premier Ford RE: ERO 019-3136 (Consultation on Growing the Size of the Greenbelt) We commend you on your recent proposal to consider an expansion of the Greenbelt and strongly urge you to include the Nottawasaga River Wa...
Feb 25th, 2021
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Barrie City Council -Alyssa Wright photo By Victoria Fenner rabble In December, we at rabble.ca asked “What are the organizations that inspire you? Who are the activists leading progressive change? Who are the rabble rousers to watch in 2021?” And you responded. Over the next while, we...
Feb 21st, 2021
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From Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition Lake Simcoe is stressed by phosphorus loads, climate change, and invasive species. The Lake Simcoe Protection Plan (LSPP) addresses these issues and lays out regulations, monitoring, and outreach strategies to address these stressors. If implemented, the LSPP would p...
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...
In Barrie
Jan 1st, 2021
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AWARE SImcoe These Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition fact sheets describe the lake’s environment, policy initiatives, and what you can do on your own property. Please share. Naturalizing Lake Simcoe Shorelines What Is The Lake Simcoe Protection Plan? What You Can Do To Keep Lake Simcoe Clean Lake Si...
Dec 4th, 2020
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Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs Friday afternoon, committee members voted in favour of Schedule 6 and the new amendments with MPPs Mitzie Hunter, Sandy Shaw and Ian Arthur voting against. The committee is chaired by Amarjot Sandhu PC Brampton West. Members are Jeremy Roberts PC, Ot...
Nov 26th, 2020
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From the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority By NVCA Planning Staff There is nothing more idyllic than building a subdivision right beside a river. The perfect family home backing onto the river banks, marketing materials illustrating a young laughing family playing alongside the water, grandpa...