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Feb 21st, 2023
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Saturday Feb 25, 2023 Barrie, Bradford, Collingwood, Orillia, Midland Together with thousands of Canadians across the country, we’re walking and fundraising to support and serve people and families experiencing homelessness, hurt, and hunger in our community. If you are able to join us or spons...
Feb 21st, 2023
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‘The transit service needs to be increased, certainly not decreased,’ says letter writer From OrilliaMatters, Letter to the Editor Feb 17, 2023 Photo, Dave Dawson/OrilliaMatters file photo I am outraged that the mayor is trying to dramatically reduce the city’s transit service. We live in...
Feb 21st, 2023
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Majority of councillors argue against mayor’s deadline; ‘With respect, I think that that report needs to be meaningful, not rushed,’ said Coun. Durnford From OrilliayMatters, Greg McGrath-Goudie Feb 14 2023 Photo:Mayor Don McIsaac brought forward an inquiry motion at Monday’s ...
Feb 7th, 2023
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Letter writer calls on Ontarians to speak out against Doug Ford’s ‘ridiculously wrong proposal’ to build natural gas generation plantsFrom BarrieToday, Letter to the Editor Feb 7 2023 Stock photo Thursday’s BarrieToday had a story titled, “Local residents fuming over ‘ridiculous’ En...
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 25th, 2023
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‘They did put the money in the budget in March 2022, they just haven’t done anything with it yet,’ laments local councillor who urges feds to ‘take the next step’ Patrick Bales Jan 20, 2023  From OrilliaMatters A local municipal council is calling on the federal government to ...
In Barrie
Jan 20th, 2023
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‘There is no easy answer to our health-care difficulties, but for-profit clinics are going to cost Ontario a lot more in the long term,’ letter writer says From MidlandToday Jan 19 2023 Photo: Stock Image Doug Ford plans to green-light the use of for-profit clinics to cut the backlog for ...
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 6th, 2023
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‘How hot does the water need to be to jump free of the mess that is Doug Ford’s government?’ letter writer asks From OriliaMatters, Jan 4 2023 Photo Dave Challenger cc The boiling frog story is generally offered as a metaphor cautioning people to be aware of even gradual change lest they ...
Jan 6th, 2023
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‘Dunlop’s letter is a direct lift from the PC communications package,’ says letter writer From OrilliaMatters, Jan5,2023 I would first like to thank Janet Campbell of Orillia for her excellent response to Simcoe North MPP Jill Dunlop’s submission. She wrote the letter that I’ve been tryin...