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Nov 4th, 2021
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From Simcoe.com, November 2, 2021 By Ian Adams A hearing into Clearview Township’s appeal to be able to redevelop a sideroad on the brow of the Niagara Escarpment to year-round use is now on hold indefinitely. The municipality’s lawyers have asked for — and received — the adjournment of its appeal of...
Oct 15th, 2021
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Construction crews work at upgrades to Clearview Township’s Conc. 10 at the 26/27 Sideroad. The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change has also asked for more information about the township’s plans to upgrade the sideroad to year-round use. From The Toronto Star, October 11, 2021 By I...
Oct 8th, 2021
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The Collingwood water treatment plant is located at Sunset Point. From OrilliaMatters, October 7, 2021 By Jessica Owen ‘We have been pushed too hard by top-down planning that has set arbitrary targets,’ said Collingwood resident Ulli Rath during County of Simcoe’s municipal comprehensive ...
Oct 4th, 2021
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Phil Pothen, leader of Environmental Defence’s Ontario environment program, and a land-use planning and environmental lawyer. From The Toronto Star, October 2, 2021 By Ian Adams One of Canada’s leading environmental advocacy organizations is backing opposition to the plan to upgrade a sideroad on the...
Sep 15th, 2021
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Dear Watershed Trust Members and friends, 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 ti...
Sep 6th, 2021
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 ...