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Oro-Medonte

Apr 28th, 2021
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‘There are no shades of grey on this. This is a matter of right versus wrong’ By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Two of Canada’s leading hydrogeologists appeared before Tiny Township Council last week to sound the alarm about the threat to the uniquely pristine groundwaters of North Simco...
Apr 14th, 2021
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University of Alberta professors William Powell and William Shotyk presented their groundwater study proposal to Tiny Township  ‘This water I’m talking about is not just great water, it’s absolutely exceptional water,’ says university professor in asking township to collaborat...
Apr 13th, 2021
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It’s not known why or by whom these decades-old spruces along a kilometre stretch of Highway 27 were cut – but the loss is just one part of ongoing disruption to the French’s Hill recharge area. AWARE Simcoe photo By Kate Harries AWARE News Network The water that gushes out of artes...
Apr 5th, 2021
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Dr.William Shotyk explains groundwater AWARE Simcoe William Shotyk and Michael Powell , of the University of Alberta and the Elmvale Foundation, will be giving short presentations to the Council members of Tiny Township, followed by  Q&A, and discussion related to the groundwaters of Simcoe Count...
Mar 30th, 2021
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Province has major decisions to make News release from the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition and the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition In 2021 a great number of decisions could be made, and processes put in place, that affect Lake Simcoe’s health. The Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition and the Simcoe County Gre...
Mar 17th, 2021
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Rendering of proposed Oro Station Automotive Innovation Park Facility will have a strong focus on electric vehicles, alternative fuel sources; ‘It’s a bold vision, but it’s something that should’ve happened a while ago’ By: Nathan Taylor Orillia Matters This is Part 1 of a three-part seri...
Mar 16th, 2021
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‘While this arrangement may have been appropriate at the time, does it still provide benefit and value to the municipality?’ asks councillor By: Cheryl Browne Barrie Advance Sonia Faryna and her husband thought they’d save money on their monthly bills by moving to Oro-Medonte five years a...
Mar 8th, 2021
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AWARE Simcoe The water ceremony planned for Sunday March 28 on French’s Hill has been cancelled. Goodwill and support to our indigenous allies in the defence of our pure water – and of good water for all everywhere....
Mar 8th, 2021
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Western University privacy expert Aleksander Essex Investigation of  Ontario’s online voting for municipal elections finds numerous issues and irregularities By Jeff Renaud Western News Ontario is considered a world leader for online voting. Upward of one million people voted electronically in the 20...
Mar 7th, 2021
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The following is a letter from Paul Sanderson sent March 3 2021 to Oro-Medonte Township Council Clerk Aubichon, Please accept my Proposal letter below as formal correspondence to be received and posted to the public record, preferably on the next agenda to be read and adopted well prior to expending ...