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Jun 14th, 2023
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Map of Simcoe County. | Screenshot From BarrieToday, June 8, 2023 By Nikki Cole There has been a lot of speculation and unanswered questions in recent weeks as to what the provincial government’s decision to dissolve the Regional Municipality of Peel could mean for other municipalities, including the...
Jun 4th, 2023
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Steve Clark (left), Ontario’s minister of municipal affairs and housing, will be receiving a letter based on a motion by Clearview Township Mayor Doug Measures that was passed May 23 by Simcoe County council. From Simcoe.com, May 24, 2023 By Travis Mealing Midland Mirror Steve Clark, Ontario...
May 16th, 2023
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The health of forests and wetlands is in decline, but the quality of groundwater sources remain very good to good, according to a recent health check report of the Nottawasaga watershed From Simcoe.com, May 9, 2023 By Brad Pritchard Alliston Herald A recent health check on local rivers, streams and f...
May 16th, 2023
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Simcoe County ForestMarg. Bruineman/BarrieToday file photo From BarrieToday, May 12, 2023 NEWS RELEASE COUNTY OF SIMCOE ************************* Starting May 18, 2023, residents and visitors are invited to provide their input on the 10-year update to the forest management plan for the Simcoe County ...
Apr 29th, 2023
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Stock image From BarrieToday, April 28, 202 NEWS RELEASE NOTTAWASAGA VALLEY CONSERVATION AUTHORITY *************************** Today, the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) released its 2023 Subwatershed Health Checks. These reports offer information on the health of forests, wetlands, ...
Mar 19th, 2023
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Town was hoping site would provide additional 1,640 cubic metres of water per day Photo “Drilling a Water Well” by andyarthur is licensed under CC BY 2.0. A test well drilling project to find an additional water supply in New Tecumseth to meet future growth demands did not produce the res...
Feb 7th, 2023
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On World Wetland Day, letter writer urges MPP to speak up against new housing legislation, opening of protected lands to development From BarrieToday, Stock photo Skitterphoto via Pexels Letter to the Editor Feb 4, 2023   Thursday, Feb. 2 was World Wetland Day. The theme of this year’s World Wet...
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Feb 3rd, 2023
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A vandalized Bradford Bypass sign along Highway 400 is shown in this file photo.Natasha Philpott/BradfordToday Feb. 2, World Wetlands Day, is an apt time to highlight the Bradford Bypass’ impacts on the Lake Simcoe watershed’s wetlands, and why that matters. The environmental assessment (EA) used for...
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...