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Apr 27th, 2023
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Local environmentalists gathered outside York-Simcoe MPP Caroline Mulroney’s office to protest the Bradford Bypass and other government policy choices, including (from left) Joe Davis, Bill Foster, Raine Davis, Donna Strohm, Aaron Roberton and Alexandra Reznik. Joseph Quigley/NewmarketToday Fro...
Apr 27th, 2023
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Green Party Leader Mike Schreiner hosted a virtual press conference in February of 2022, calling on Premier Doug Ford to cancel plans for the Bradford Bypass.Screenshot From BradfordToday, April 26, 2023 Ontario Green Party Leader Mike Schreiner said today a recent federal court decision calling the ...
Apr 4th, 2023
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‘Municipalities across our region have united together to call for renewed funding for Lake Simcoe and Nottawasaga watersheds, and we’re pleased funding is in this year’s budget,’ says Bradford mayor BarrieToday Staff Mar 30, 2023 Photo: From left are Bradford West Gwillimbury Coun....
Feb 24th, 2023
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Councillors from watershed communities call on feds to restore and protect Lake Simcoe Aileen Zangouri, Simcoe.com Thursday, February 23, 2023 Councillors from watershed communities in York Region, Georgina and East Gwillimbury, and Bradford West Gwillimbury are calling on the federal government to d...
In Barrie
Feb 21st, 2023
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Saturday Feb 25, 2023 Barrie, Bradford, Collingwood, Orillia, Midland Together with thousands of Canadians across the country, we’re walking and fundraising to support and serve people and families experiencing homelessness, hurt, and hunger in our community. If you are able to join us or spons...
Feb 13th, 2023
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More consideration is being given to noise and air quality issues as Bradford Bypass Environmental Impact Assessment Report nears completion, but timeline for construction remains vague Patrick Bales A map of the proposed route for the Bradford Bypass.Supplied photo/Ministry of Transportation. Bradfo...
Feb 13th, 2023
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Reader Walter Klywak wants Ontario Premier Doug Ford to ‘stop and think about what you are doing in destroying the local environment’ Letter to the Editor Feb 4, 2023 Photo Maija Hoggett/TimminsToday I took notice of Premier Ford’s latest response to federal Environment Minister Ste...
In Barrie
Feb 3rd, 2023
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A vandalized Bradford Bypass sign along Highway 400 is shown in this file photo.Natasha Philpott/BradfordToday Feb. 2, World Wetlands Day, is an apt time to highlight the Bradford Bypass’ impacts on the Lake Simcoe watershed’s wetlands, and why that matters. The environmental assessment (EA) used for...
Jan 30th, 2023
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From the Municipal Leaders for Stronger Communities, a project of the Greenbelt Alliance and Ecospark Please join us for our next panel discussion: Best Practices for Protecting Farmland and Natural Heritage on Thursday, February 16th at 4 pm. The discussion features: Anne Bell, Ontario Nature Phil M...
Jan 25th, 2023
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‘They did put the money in the budget in March 2022, they just haven’t done anything with it yet,’ laments local councillor who urges feds to ‘take the next step’ Patrick Bales Jan 20, 2023  From OrilliaMatters A local municipal council is calling on the federal government to ...