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Jul 21st, 2021
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Mayor Brian Saunderson No financial limit set for law firm to conduct work From Simcoe.com July 21, 2021 By Ian Adams The Town of Collingwood has retained lawyers to get “direct accountability” from those at the heart of the Collingwood judicial inquiry. “This story is not about things from the past....
Jun 24th, 2021
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Brian Saunderson, who is in his first term as Collingwood mayor From Simcoe.com June 9 2021 By Ted Rowe Re: “Saunderson named PC candidate for Simcoe-Grey,” The Connection, June 10. After living a year and a half with COVID in our presence, we have been asked to make many sacrifices. But ...
Jun 13th, 2021
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The Durham-York Energy Centre opened in Courtice, Ont. in 2015, opening to further commercial operations in 2016. The energy-from-waste facility converts garbage into energy to be sold back to the provincial grid. From Orillia Matters May 30 2021 By Jessica Owen With landfills nearly full, the county...
Mar 27th, 2021
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Nottawasaga Steelheaders started this petition to Ontario Premier Doug Ford Dear Premier Ford RE: ERO 019-3136 (Consultation on Growing the Size of the Greenbelt) We commend you on your recent proposal to consider an expansion of the Greenbelt and strongly urge you to include the Nottawasaga River Wa...
Mar 10th, 2021
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Former Collingwood CAO John Brown ‘Something very significant had to happen to change very long, engrained faults in the system,’ said former CAO John Brown By: Erika Engel Collingwood Today The former town staff member who started asking questions that would eventually lead to the Collin...
Mar 8th, 2021
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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 12th, 2021
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Town staff have proposed a legal agreement and financial deposit the town could use to plant new trees should the development not proceed to construction By Erika Engel Collingwood Today A local developer is hoping to jump ahead in the official order of approvals to get early permission to clear tree...
Jan 22nd, 2021
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News release from the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority For the second time in its 61 year history, the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) will be led by two women. In today’s Annual General Meeting, Mariane McLeod, Councillor for the Town of Collingwood was elected as Chair, wh...
Dec 4th, 2020
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Flat user-fee would result in an estimated 63% of residents paying more By: Jessica Owen Barrie Today Simcoe County is reconsidering the way residents pay for waste collection and, if passed through county council, most residents will be hit harder in the wallet for the same service. During a recent ...
Dec 4th, 2020
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Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs Friday afternoon, committee members voted in favour of Schedule 6 and the new amendments with MPPs Mitzie Hunter, Sandy Shaw and Ian Arthur voting against. The committee is chaired by Amarjot Sandhu PC Brampton West. Members are Jeremy Roberts PC, Ot...