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Nov 17th, 2020
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Collingwood Mayor Brian Saunderson ‘We will do everything in our power to ensure the Province acts on the recommendations to change the Municipal Act and the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act’ AWARE News Network The following are Collingwood Mayor Brian Saunderson’s notes in addres...
Nov 17th, 2020
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Collingwood town council Each member of Collingwood council reacted to the findings in the final report of the Collingwood Judicial Inquiry By: Erika Engel Collingwood Today Members of Collingwood’s current council didn’t hold back as they condemned previous town officials for their ̵...
Nov 14th, 2020
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NVCA chair Keith White News release from the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority November 13 2020 On November 5, 2020, the Ontario government released changes to the Conservation Authorities Act and Planning Act in the provincial budget. The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) has ...
Nov 14th, 2020
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Ontario Premier Doug Ford From the Canadian Environmental Law Association  CELA will be hosting a webinar in partnership with Environmental Defence and Ontario Nature on Tuesday, Nov 17th at 7pm about the proposed changes to the Conservation Authorities Act and to the conservation authorities’ role i...
Nov 14th, 2020
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View of Collingwood, Ontario from the top of Blue Mountain Resort -Wikimedia commons photo From the Blue Mountain Watershed Trust The Blue Mountain Watershed Trust is excited to announce a free webinar on December 1st, 2020 regarding development in the Collingwood/Blue Mountains area. – Discove...
Nov 14th, 2020
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Nottawasaga River -Gary Christie photo Action Alert – We Need Our Conservation Authorities From the Canadian Environmental Law Association – Scroll down for Environmental Defence, Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition and others On November 5, 2020, the Ontario government tabled omnibus budget mea...
Nov 13th, 2020
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Collingwood judicial inquiry in session last year. Rogers TV screenshot Recommendations include expansion of definition of family under conflict of interest act This is the second in a series of three reports on the Collingwood judicial inquiry, dealing with recommendations of interest in other munic...
Nov 3rd, 2020
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Paul Bonwick Public inquiry recommends conflict-of-interest overhaul for municipal councillors CBC News A tangle of insider relationships among officials and family in the resort town of Collingwood, Ont., led to serious problems in two multimillion-dollar public contracts, a judge concluded today af...
Nov 2nd, 2020
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Justice Frank Marrocco releases report online today. Four people were at core of Collus sale, rec centre investment This is the first in a series of three reports on the Collingwood judicial inquiry, dealing with key findings made by the judge By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Four people – fo...
Oct 14th, 2020
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Public engagement could be ‘really difficult’ as county moves toward its zero-waste goal By: Bob Bruton Barrie Today Editor’s note: Because Barrie is a separated city, the County of Simcoe does not handle waste collection for Barrie residents. This only affects people living in the ...