Jun 13th, 2021
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 10th, 2021
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
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
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...
Dec 4th, 2020
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 ...