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Bradford West Gwillimbury

In Barrie
Mar 1st, 2022
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Wetlands, such as this one in the Copeland Forest, are a vital part of the ecosystem in Southern Ontario, says letter writer. | Doug Varty Photo From OrilliaMatters, February 28, 2022 A Letter to the Editor I have been following the number of articles and letters that have appeared in OrilliaMatters ...
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Mar 1st, 2022
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Green Party Leader Mike Schreiner hosted a virtual press conference on Friday afternoon calling on Premier Doug Ford to cancel plans for the Bradford Bypass | Screenshot From OrilliaMatters, February 26, 2022 By Natasha Philpott Ontario Green Party Leader Mike Schreiner continues to call on Premier D...
Feb 22nd, 2022
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Premier Doug Ford announces plans for the Bradford Bypass to connect Highways 400 and 404. File photo From MidlandToday, February 18, 2022 A Letter to the Editor Dear Editor, York-Simcoe MP Scot Davidson’s recent comments on the proposed Bradford Bypass are naïve and misleading. The planned Highway 4...
Feb 19th, 2022
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Holland Marsh | Bert Duclos Photo From OrilliaMatters, February 17, 2022 By Natasha Philpott The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada announced last week it will not revisit its decision to deny a Federal Impact Assessment designation for the Bradford Bypass. The request to review the decision was init...
Feb 13th, 2022
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Premier Doug Ford was in Bradford last year to announce the official go-ahead for the Bradford Bypass. From OrilliaMatters, February 10, 2022 By OrilliaMatters Staff The federal government has declined, for a second time, to intervene on Ontario’s plans to build the Bradford Bypass, a proposed ...
Feb 13th, 2022
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Green Party of Ontario Leader Mike Schreiner speaks at an event in Barrie in this file photo. | Raymond Bowe/BarrieToday From BarrieToday, February 10, 2022 By BarrieToday Staff The federal government has for a second time declined to intervene on Ontario’s plans to build the Bradford Bypass, a...
Feb 11th, 2022
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By Margaret Prophet, Executive Director, Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition ‘Lake Simcoe abandoned by feds and province’ say organizers  Simcoe County, ON – The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada has announced it will not revisit its decision to deny a Federal Impact Assessment designation for t...
Feb 8th, 2022
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Stock Image From OrilliaMatters, February 8, 2022 A Letter to the Editor Road salt contamination of freshwater waters begs the question, can we make better use of the roads we have? A deep dive into the salt pollution of freshwaters has led me to some radical thinking. Lake Simcoe is on a trajectory ...
Jan 30th, 2022
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Myron Humeniuk From the Toronto Star, January 29, 2022 By Myron Humeniuk Running roughshod over Environmental Assessment Act a bad move, says Myron Humeniuk In spite of the fact that the COVID pandemic has dominated the news and our daily lives, it is important to note that growing opposition to a pl...
Jan 29th, 2022
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Caroline Mulroney (speaking), Steve Clark and Georgina Mayor Margaret Quirk announce nature reserve creation. By Jack Gibbons, Chair of the North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance On June 16, 2021, Caroline Mulroney announced that the Maple Lake Estates lands would be transferred to the Lake Simcoe Region ...