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Aug 7th, 2021
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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
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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
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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 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 21st, 2021
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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
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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...
Dec 6th, 2020
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News release from the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority On December 4, 2020, new proposed changes to Schedule 6 of Bill 229, Protect, Support and Recover from COVID-19 Act (Budget Measures), 2020 were announced. The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) will continue to request the...
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...
Nov 26th, 2020
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From the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority By NVCA Planning Staff There is nothing more idyllic than building a subdivision right beside a river. The perfect family home backing onto the river banks, marketing materials illustrating a young laughing family playing alongside the water, grandpa...