Sep 6th, 2021
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...
Sep 1st, 2021
This informal, informative, event on September 18, from 1 to 3 pm, will enlighten you. You get to take home a free tree seedling. ...
Aug 7th, 2021
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...
Aug 6th, 2021
Utopia Conservation Area Community Partnership with NVCA and Township of Essa delivers valuable enhancements to treasured conservation area UTOPIA, Ontario (August 6, 2021) – The Utopia Conservation Area celebrated its grand re-opening today to mark the completion of new updates, including new hiking...
Jul 1st, 2021
The Utopia Hall, 6 Line, Utopia By The Happy Hens of Utopia The Happy Hens of Utopia will be hosting a weekly open-air bake sale (along with jams, relishes and other preserves) at the utopia Hall every Saturday during the months of July and August, from 10am – noon. Where: Utopia Hall, 8396 6th Line ...
Mar 21st, 2021
Essa Township’s Healthy Community Committee Calling all Gardeners! Date: Thursday, March 25, 2021 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Location: Online Why do pollinators need native plants? Which plants please the most pollinators? Meet your local pollinators—the bees of course, and the moths and flies and...
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...
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 ...