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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...
Mar 8th, 2021
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Western University privacy expert Aleksander Essex Investigation of  Ontario’s online voting for municipal elections finds numerous issues and irregularities By Jeff Renaud Western News Ontario is considered a world leader for online voting. Upward of one million people voted electronically in the 20...
Mar 4th, 2021
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From the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition  Webinar: Bradford By-Pass March 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Free Join SCGC Executive Director Margaret Prophet and guests Claire Malcolmson (Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition) and Laura Bowman (EcoJustice) for a discussion of the Bradford By-Pass, the proposed ...
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...
Feb 6th, 2021
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Holland Marsh -Bradford Today photo A recent plea from environmental groups about the Bradford Bypass has sparked some confusion, debate around the details of the project By: Jackie Kozak Bradford Today Bradford residents have been recently stirred up by the revival of the proposed link between Highw...
Feb 5th, 2021
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Statement on the Highway 400-404 Connecting Link from Bradford Mayor Rob Keffer This is a critical piece of infrastructure, and the need for the Highway 400-404 Connecting Link (also known as the Bradford Bypass) has been definitively proven through extensive public consultation as well as technical ...
Feb 3rd, 2021
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Farmland impacted by proposed route of GTA West Highway. Photo from The Pointer files The two projects at the heart of the argument are the Bradford bypass and the GTA West Corridor By: Isaac Callan Barrie Today After being ignored by Queen’s Park, environmentalists have taken their concerns to Ottaw...
Feb 3rd, 2021
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Approximate Bradford Bypass Route ‘Lake Simcoe is stressed by development impacts, salt from the expanding road network, and excess nutrients already’ News release from Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition Today, Environmental Defence, Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition and Simcoe County Greenbelt Coal...
Jan 27th, 2021
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Tereruve Vlahovic and her son Rene on their 80-acre farm in Vaughan, slated to be taken over for the proposed GTA West highway.  -Toronto Star photo Ford government has fast-tracked a new GTA freeway during COVID-19, sparking local opposition By Noor Javed Toronto Star When Rene Vlahovic talks about ...