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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 ...
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...
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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 7th, 2020
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Instead of reducing congestion, building highways actually makes it worse Letter from Sylvia Bowman, former board member Ontario Nature, East Gwillimbury to Bradford Today Recently, the provincial government, through provisions in Bill 197, COVID-19 Economic Recovery Act, moved to fast-track 400 seri...
Dec 4th, 2020
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Flat user-fee would result in an estimated 63% of residents paying more By: Jessica Owen Barrie Today Simcoe County is reconsidering the way residents pay for waste collection and, if passed through county council, most residents will be hit harder in the wallet for the same service. During a recent ...
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...
Nov 23rd, 2020
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From Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition Wednesday November 25 – 7-8 pm webinar Video and presentation by Claire Malcolmson, Executive Director, Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition Development is the biggest growing threat to Lake Simcoe. Learn how development affects the lake, and what the Lake Simcoe Prote...
Nov 19th, 2020
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Mike Walters Amendments to Conservation Authorities Act ‘disconcerting’ and not reflective of feedback from consultations, says LSRCA official By: Nathan Taylor Barrie Today The CAO of the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) sounded the alarm in a recent letter to municipali...
Nov 14th, 2020
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NVCA chair Keith White News release from the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority November 13 2020 On November 5, 2020, the Ontario government released changes to the Conservation Authorities Act and Planning Act in the provincial budget. The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) has ...