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Jan 17th, 2022
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An aerial view of the Teedon Pit at 40 Darby Road in Tiny Township. From MidlandToday, January 13, 2022 By Derek Howard Payback can be sweet, whether figuratively or literally. During a recent committee of the whole meeting, Coun. Gibb Wishart brought forward resident correspondence relating to a let...
Dec 22nd, 2021
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Mayor Stewart Strathearn From Simcoe.com, December 20, 2021 By Andrew Mendle An additional 150 people and the loss of more than 1,000 jobs. Those are the latest numbers being allocated to the town of Midland between 2031 and 2051. Mayor Stewart Strathearn is dumbfounded by the latest growth allocatio...
Oct 8th, 2021
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The Collingwood water treatment plant is located at Sunset Point. From OrilliaMatters, October 7, 2021 By Jessica Owen ‘We have been pushed too hard by top-down planning that has set arbitrary targets,’ said Collingwood resident Ulli Rath during County of Simcoe’s municipal comprehensive ...
Sep 6th, 2021
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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 2nd, 2021
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Midland resident and chair of AWARE Simcoe, Don Morgan From Simcoe.com, August 31, 2021 By Andrew Mendler The preservation and protection of Georgian Bay, local aquifers and the region’s diverse woodlands and wetlands is top of mind for many area residents heading into the federal election. “Unfortun...
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...
Jan 19th, 2021
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Wayne Mixemong AWARE News Network Another Site 41 warrior has left us. Wayne Mixemong of Beausoleil First Nation passed away suddenly on January 13 2021, in his 67th year. He will be remembered by other veterans of the Site 41 battle to prevent a dump site being built atop the world’s purest water &#...
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 ...
Nov 25th, 2020
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Some of those who voted no (Simcoe County’s webcast of its meetings does not show all those present on-screen so when the vote is not recorded, as was the case here, the public cannot have a complete picture of what happened) -AWARE Simcoe photo ‘The growth is going to happen, whether we have t...
Nov 21st, 2020
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Property pictured here is a 48-acre chunk of land on Triple Bay Road in Tay Township for which Cherry Blossom Village is planned. Opponents say Minister’s Zoning Orders ignore environmental concerns while kowtowing to developers By: Andrew Philips Midland Today It might be just a three-letter a...