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Jan 30th, 2023
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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 16th, 2023
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Members of public invited to event taking place Jan. 18 BarrieToday Staff , Jan 15 2023 NEWS RELEASE TOWN OF INNISFIL ************************* The Town of Innisfil is hosting a public open house on the Innisfil Beach Park master plan (IBPMP) on Jan. 18 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall (2101 Innisfil...
Jan 10th, 2023
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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 8th, 2023
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Canadian Taxpayers Federation needs to be ‘more honest’ about upcoming tax hikes, says letter writer From BradfordToday Jan 6 2023 Photo by SurveyHacks The Canadian Taxpayers Federation’s (CTF) Franco Terrazzano is reporting, with seemingly great despair, that five taxes are being increas...
Jan 4th, 2023
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‘This is the only environment we have and your government is determined to ruin it,’ says letter writer From CollingwoodToday, Dec 24, 2022. Photo NASA, Goddard cc I have just read the letter from Ms. Dunlop outlining the need for more housing. She has neatly summarized the necessity due ...
Jan 3rd, 2023
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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
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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...
In Barrie
Dec 28th, 2022
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Letter writer says city should use more buildings as temporary shelters, or allow people to set up tents in small campground-style area for low fee until winter From BarrieToday, Dec 27, 2022. Stock imagePhoto by Brett Sayles via Pexels I have noticed a lot of homelessness and it seems to be only inc...
Dec 13th, 2022
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‘We have 1,449 days, let’s make every one count,’ says re-elected Mayor Lynn Dollin Eli Ridder Innisfil Journal, Simcoe.com Friday, December 9, 2022 The Town of Innisfil’s new council received blessings from community leaders, publicly declared an oath to office and gave personal, often e...
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Oct 30th, 2022
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A satellite view of Lake Simcoe. Photo courtesy the Province of Ontario From MidlandToday, October 28, 2022 By Shawn Gibson A local conservation group says an initiative by the province is “disguised” as something it isn’t. The Ontario government’s Bill 23, More Homes Built Faster Act, looks to addre...