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Jan 12th, 2023
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‘This guy promised to protect the Greenbelt’: Foster has been fighting bid to build bypass since ’90s From Simcoe.com Simon Martin, Jan 12 2023 Development comes in many shapes and sizes. But few are impacted by development quite like East Gwillimbury resident Bill Foster. The longt...
Jan 10th, 2023
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Letter writer says making a FOI request is like ‘pulling teeth, but far more agonizing given incessant quibbling and endless time delays’ From OrilliaToday, Jan9 2023 In my capacity as a researcher, my investigative team has reviewed over a million pages of municipal documentation since M...
Jan 9th, 2023
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Bill 23 was ‘the straw that broke the camel’s back,’ says Doug Varty, who stepped down as chair of Species Conservation Action Agency. Doug Varty says he resigned from Ontario’s Species Conservation Action Agency due to the effects of Bill 23 and other ways the provincial government is go...
Jan 8th, 2023
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Canadian Taxpayers Federation needs to be ‘more honest’ about upcoming tax hikes, says letter writer From BradfordToday Jan 6 2023 Photo by SurveyHacks The Canadian Taxpayers Federation’s (CTF) Franco Terrazzano is reporting, with seemingly great despair, that five taxes are being increas...
Jan 3rd, 2023
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It will take 411 units being built every day for 10 years to reach provincial population targets — we must look past GTA to accomplish that. From the Toronto Star. By Shawn Watters Contributor, Tue., Jan. 3, 2023 Living in a place we can call home remains a big issue for Canadians this holiday season...
Jan 3rd, 2023
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Letter writer says southern Ontario is struggling to ‘maintain, conserve and yet live beside or within their green spaces’ from BradfordToday, Nov 30 2022, Stock Image “They took all the trees and put them in a museum and charged a buck or two to see em. Don’t it always seem t...
Dec 28th, 2022
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Bill is part of province’s plan to build 1.5 million homes in 10 years From CBC News Protesters rallied against Bill 23 in Orillia on Nov. 20.Connor Earl Photo Allison Jones · The Canadian Press · Posted: Nov 28, 2022 12:29 PM ET   Ontario passed a housing bill Monday intended to spur deve...
Dec 28th, 2022
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‘It is time for municipalities to take a united stand against Premier Ford’s plan for environmental destruction and move toward saving the Greenbelt,’ reader says From Bradford today, Dec 27 2022, Stock image of a Wigeon Drake duck There is a lot of hand clapping, handshaking and pa...
Dec 7th, 2022
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Majority of public wants government to protect farmlands, significant wetlands, greenspace, lakes and rivers and, mostly, human health, letter writer says Letter to the Editor Dec 2, 2022 File photo.Natasha Philpott/BradfordToday What ever happened to public consultation? No government official has r...
Dec 3rd, 2022
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Jack Gibbons Chair, North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance The Doug Ford Government announced that it is planning to turn over 7,400 acres of Ontario’s Greenbelt to developers after repeatedly promising not to do so. If this proposal proceeds, it will create a dangerous precedent for opening up the Greenb...