Jun 14th, 2023
Map of Simcoe County. | Screenshot From BarrieToday, June 8, 2023 By Nikki Cole There has been a lot of speculation and unanswered questions in recent weeks as to what the provincial government’s decision to dissolve the Regional Municipality of Peel could mean for other municipalities, including the...
Jun 4th, 2023
Steve Clark (left), Ontario’s minister of municipal affairs and housing, will be receiving a letter based on a motion by Clearview Township Mayor Doug Measures that was passed May 23 by Simcoe County council. From Simcoe.com, May 24, 2023 By Travis Mealing Midland Mirror Steve Clark, Ontario...
May 16th, 2023
Simcoe County ForestMarg. Bruineman/BarrieToday file photo From BarrieToday, May 12, 2023 NEWS RELEASE COUNTY OF SIMCOE ************************* Starting May 18, 2023, residents and visitors are invited to provide their input on the 10-year update to the forest management plan for the Simcoe County ...
Apr 29th, 2023
Stock image From BarrieToday, April 28, 202 NEWS RELEASE NOTTAWASAGA VALLEY CONSERVATION AUTHORITY *************************** Today, the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) released its 2023 Subwatershed Health Checks. These reports offer information on the health of forests, wetlands, ...
Apr 27th, 2023
Green Party Leader Mike Schreiner hosted a virtual press conference in February of 2022, calling on Premier Doug Ford to cancel plans for the Bradford Bypass.Screenshot From BradfordToday, April 26, 2023 Ontario Green Party Leader Mike Schreiner said today a recent federal court decision calling the ...
Jan 30th, 2023
From the Municipal Leaders for Stronger Communities, a project of the Greenbelt Alliance and Ecospark Please join us for our next panel discussion: Best Practices for Protecting Farmland and Natural Heritage on Thursday, February 16th at 4 pm. The discussion features: Anne Bell, Ontario Nature Phil M...
Jan 10th, 2023
Letter writer says making a FOI request is like ‘pulling teeth, but far more agonizing given incessant quibbling and endless time delays’ From OrilliaToday, Jan9 2023 In my capacity as a researcher, my investigative team has reviewed over a million pages of municipal documentation since M...
Jan 3rd, 2023
It will take 411 units being built every day for 10 years to reach provincial population targets — we must look past GTA to accomplish that. From the Toronto Star. By Shawn Watters Contributor, Tue., Jan. 3, 2023 Living in a place we can call home remains a big issue for Canadians this holiday season...
Dec 28th, 2022
Bill is part of province’s plan to build 1.5 million homes in 10 years From CBC News Protesters rallied against Bill 23 in Orillia on Nov. 20.Connor Earl Photo Allison Jones · The Canadian Press · Posted: Nov 28, 2022 12:29 PM ET Ontario passed a housing bill Monday intended to spur deve...
Dec 5th, 2022
‘I have to disclose a bias. I like what conservation authorities do. I like conservation areas even more, and they wouldn’t be protected without conservation authorities,’ says letter writer From BarrieToday Letter to the Editor Nov 18, 2022 What’s the matter with Bill 23, More Homes, Bu...