Sep 15th, 2021
By The Blue Mountain Watershed Trust Watershed Trust Members and many other concerned citizens have united to fight the Town of Clearview’s proposed expansion of County Road 26/27, a summer-only road that traverses sensitive Escarpment wetlands. Our last update was March 29 th , so it’s about time to...
Sep 6th, 2021
York-Simcoe candidates in the federal election will debate matters related to the environment on Wednesday, September 8th, from 7 – 8:30 PM. The Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition is co-hosting this debate, online on Zoom. Media are invited to attend! Registration is required via this link https://us...
Aug 24th, 2021
Sideroad 26/27, near Duntroon, Ont., seen here in photos prepared for a 2020 Niagara Escarpment Commission report. NIAGARA ESCARPMENT COMMISSION From the Toronto Star, August 16, 2021 By Betsy Powell, Courts Reporter DUNTROON, ONT.— Narrow, unpaved and barely used, Sideroad 26/27 climbs the Niagara ...
Aug 23rd, 2021
Plans are underway to close and transfer ownership of County Road 91 – between County Road 31 and Clearview Concession 10 – from Clearview Township to Walker Aggregates. From CollingwoodToday, August 20, 2021 By Jennifer Golletz An ongoing dispute in Clearview Township related to the clos...
Aug 7th, 2021
From the Toronto Star, August 5, 2021 By Brian Lockhart The Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition and the Simcoe County Environmental Youth Alliance have announced the launching of a survey intended for youth to gather input about the future of the region. They are encouraging youth under the age of 25 t...
Jul 29th, 2021
Silver Creek, Collingwood By Lisa Richardson The Blue Mountain Watershed Trust (BMWT) is fighting two development proposals that threaten wetlands in Simcoe County. The group has teamed up with the Nature League in an effort to save the Silver Creek Wetland, one of the few remaining coastal wetlands ...
Jun 5th, 2021
Please sign and share the petition using this link: https://www.change.org/p/clearview-township-stop-the-closure-of-county-road-91 Clearview Township is selling County Road 91, one of the region’s busiest east-west thoroughfares, to a quarry for their private use. It is estimated that the sale value ...
Mar 8th, 2021
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...
Feb 11th, 2021
County Road 91 Quarry Aware continues public campaign By Ian Adams Wasaga Sun A group fighting the closure of County Road 91 says there is “widespread opposition” to a plan to close the road and upgrade an existing summer road to year-round use. Quarry Aware is basing its claim on a recent access to ...