Jul 7th, 2021
Supplied photo of Linda Wells From OrilliaMatters July 5, 2021 By OrilliaMatters Staff Linda Wells, whose ‘generosity has no limits,’ has offered to match donations to Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition up to $5,000 this summer NEWS RELEASE RESCUE LAKE SIMCOE COALITION *************************...
Jun 15th, 2021
David Hawke has won the Richards Education Award from Ontario Nature From Orillia Matters June 15 2021 By Nathan Taylor ‘My way is to let everyone know why these protesters are protesting. If they are not aware, they don’t get it and they won’t care,’ says David Hawke A longtime outdoors ...
Jun 13th, 2021
The Durham-York Energy Centre opened in Courtice, Ont. in 2015, opening to further commercial operations in 2016. The energy-from-waste facility converts garbage into energy to be sold back to the provincial grid. From Orillia Matters May 30 2021 By Jessica Owen With landfills nearly full, the county...
Jun 12th, 2021
Oro-Medonte council members are shown during a meeting Wednesday. From Orillia Matters June 11 2021 By Nathan Taylor At tumultuous meeting, councillor accused his colleagues of ‘writing policy on the fly, which is not only reckless, but it’s irresponsible governance’ An Oro-Medonte counci...
May 29th, 2021
Coun. Cathy Keane, top centre, speaks Wednesday, May 26, 2021, during an Oro-Medonte council meeting. Screenshot From Orillia Matters May 28 2021 By: Letter to the Editor Council’s decision to fire the integrity commissioner is ‘even more alarming and shocking,’ says frustrated Oro-...
May 28th, 2021
University of Alberta professors Michael Powell and William Shotyk discuss groundwater studies with Tiny Township By Kate Harries – AWARE News Network In an impassioned plea to Springwater Township Council – and, implicitly, to policy makers up to the federal level – Geologist Micha...
May 28th, 2021
After this week’s ‘kangaroo court,’ frustrated Oro-Medonte citizen says election is needed to ‘clear out this den of deception’ From Orillia Matters May 27 2021 By: OrilliaMatters Staff What was actually resolved at (Wednesday’s) Council meeting? The May 26 Oro-Med...
May 27th, 2021
From Orillia Matters May 26 2021 By: Nathan Taylor ‘The good people of Oro-Medonte deserve and demand better from all of you,’ resident says before his microphone was cut off Oro-Medonte council voted Wednesday against reprimanding a member who was found by an integrity commissione...
May 25th, 2021
Cathy Keane From Orillia Matters May 25 2021 By: Dave Dawson Citizen is calling on council to force resignation of Cathy Keane, saying Integrity Commissioner’s call for a reprimand ‘is wholly inadequate’ Oro-Medonte Township’s Integrity Commissioner (IC) is recommending a “formal re...
Apr 28th, 2021
‘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...