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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 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 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...
Dec 5th, 2022
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Members support resolution opposing province’s controversial housing legislation photo David Hawke Brad Pritchard Alliston Herald Thursday, December 1, 2022 New Tecumseth councillors sat down to discuss the province’s controversial Bill 23 at their first meeting of the term Nov. 28, just hours ...
Oct 27th, 2022
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File photo. Raymond Bowe/BarrieToday From BarrieToday, October 25, 2022 By Erika Engel Yesterday, voters in the 444 municipalities in Ontario elected their new councils and school boards from a slate of more than 6,300 candidates running province-wide. In the Grey and Simcoe County area, voters elect...
Oct 27th, 2022
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From Simcoe.com, October 24, 2022 By Sara Carson RESULTS Click a municipality below to see results: MUNICIPALITIES: CITY OF BARRIE CITY OF ORILLIA TOWNSHIP OF ADJALA-TOSORONTIO BRADFORD WEST GWILLIMBURY TOWNSHIP OF CLEARVIEW TOWN OF COLLINGWOOD TOWNSHIP OF ESSA TOWN OF INNISFIL TOWN OF MIDLAND TOWN O...
Oct 10th, 2022
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Donna Jebb is running for mayor in New Tecumseth. – Metroland file photo From SImcoe.com, October 6, 2022 By Brad Pritchard MAYOR Name: Donna Jebb Occupation: Full-time Town Councillor and Farmer Address/Ward: Ward 5 Councillor Contact information: Jebbelection@gmail.com; www.donnajebb.ca; 905-...
Sep 17th, 2022
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From the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition By Margaret Prophet,Executive Director Our free lunch ‘n learn webinars for municipal candidates are beginning next week.  They feature topics that candidates told us were important to them: housing policy, supporting local food systems and protecting ...
Sep 10th, 2022
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Michael Beattie, who has served as the Ward 2 councillor since 2014, is running for deputy mayor in the upcoming election. – Michael Beattie/Submitted From Simcoe.com, August 3, 2022 By Brad Pritchard Another New Tecumseth councillor is seeking the deputy mayor’s chair in the upcoming municipal...