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May 14th, 2023
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Rogers Reservoir Conservation Area. | Supplied photo From InnisfilToday, May 8, 2023 NEWS RELEASE LAKE SIMCOE REGION CONSERVATION AUTHORITY ********************** Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority, together with Ontario Nature is immensely proud to announce six of its properties, totaling 576...
In Barrie
May 14th, 2023
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Kevin Lamb for BarrieToday files From BarrieToday, May 8, 2023 Water is the lifeline of all life on Earth. The United States Geological Survey shows 71 per cent of Earth is covered in water, 96.54 per cent is salt water found in oceans, and a mere 1.69 per cent is groundwater, while less than one [&h...
May 10th, 2023
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Release from the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition ****** Hello Lake Lover! It has been a busy start to spring and we’ve got a ton of updates for you. Read below to see what we have been up to, some good news regarding our Bradford Bypass campaign, and lots of events coming up! Earth day Weekend [&h...
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, ...
Apr 26th, 2023
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Stock photoFrom Pexels by Marcus Spiske From OrilliaMatters, April 22, 2023 NEWS RELEASE SUSTAINABLE ORILLIA ************************* With Earth Day upon us, perhaps a look at history will inspire action in all of us. In 64 AD the city of Rome, centre of the Roman Empire, burned for six days and nig...
Apr 26th, 2023
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Ragged Rapids is shown in this file photo.Kathy Hunt for OrilliaMatters From OrilliaMatters, April 22, 2023 NEWS RELEASE COUCHICHING CONSERVANCY ************************* Happy Earth Day. The Couchiching Conservancy is excited to announce the launch of this year’s Passport to Nature program. Our popu...
Mar 10th, 2023
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REVIEW OF EXISTING HOUSING UNIT CAPACITY IDENTIFIED IN MUNICIPAL LAND NEEDS ASSESSMENTS PREPARED FOR UPPER- AND SINGLE-TIER MUNICIPALITIES IN THE GREATER GOLDEN HORSESHOE Prepared for: The Alliance for a Liveable Ontario By: Kevin Eby, RPP, PLE February 2023 Photo: Sam Beeke, Creative Commons Executi...
Mar 5th, 2023
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‘Surely, our lives that you disrupt are worth more than your meeting,’ says resident who protested transit changes at meeting and felt ignored by mayor Letter to the Editor Mar 2, 2023 Phot: Protesters showed up at the Orillia City Centre Monday as council met to ratify its budget. They w...
Feb 27th, 2023
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More than $200K expected to come in as a result of Saturday’s event; ‘It’s just incredible,’ says Lighthouse official From OrilliaMatters Feb 26 2023 With more teams participating and more money raised than ever, this year’s Coldest Night of the Year (CNOY) fundraiser in Orillia was...
Feb 23rd, 2023
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‘We in the community will be challenged to make small — sometimes big — changes,’ group warns, noting city’s climate change action plan will show the way OrilliaMatters Staff Feb 23 2023 Photo Demonstrators are shown during a climate strike at the Orillia City Centre. | NathanTaylor...