Jan 3rd, 2023
It will take 411 units being built every day for 10 years to reach provincial population targets — we must look past GTA to accomplish that. From the Toronto Star. By Shawn Watters Contributor, Tue., Jan. 3, 2023 Living in a place we can call home remains a big issue for Canadians this holiday season...
Jan 3rd, 2023
‘The results for microbiological tests all came back clear, with no indication of coliforms (bacteria) in any sample,’ says Clearford official From OrilliaMatters, Bob Bruton, photo cc The precautionary boil water advisory has been lifted for users of the Zone 1 Horseshoe Valley Resort pr...
Jan 2nd, 2023
‘Damage to the Greenbelt is on you, MPP Dunlop, and you, Premier Ford,’ says letter writer Dec 30 2022 Protesters take their demonstration to downtown Midland to get support from drivers to end Bill 23 in this file photo. Andrew Philips/MidlandToday I was recently treated to two communica...
Dec 28th, 2022
Bill is part of province’s plan to build 1.5 million homes in 10 years From CBC News Protesters rallied against Bill 23 in Orillia on Nov. 20.Connor Earl Photo Allison Jones · The Canadian Press · Posted: Nov 28, 2022 12:29 PM ET Ontario passed a housing bill Monday intended to spur deve...
Dec 21st, 2022
The provincial government is taking control over the selection of the next chief justice of the Ontario Court of Justice using a process the judges say “will erode public confidence” in the courts, the Star has learned. From the Toronto Star By Jacques Gallant Courts and Justice Reporter, Dec. 15, 20...
Dec 14th, 2022
Council appointed Peter Lavoie to serve as deputy mayor for first two years of term and Lori Hutcheson to serve in the position during the second half OrilliaMatters Staff Dec 8, 2022 Last evening, the inaugural meeting of the 2022-2026 Township of Oro-Medonte Council took place at the Township Admin...
Dec 12th, 2022
‘If we lose it, it will not come back,’ says Bob Bowles; Oro Moraine about 35,000 acres in size, extending 21 kilometres from Orillia west to Highway 400 past Craighurst from OrilliaToday,Bob Bruton, Dec11,2022 A crash course on the Oro Moraine’s history, and its precarious future, were t...
Dec 7th, 2022
Annual count centres on Bass Lake area BarrieToday Staff Dec 4, 2022 NEWS RELEASE ORILLIA NATURALISTS’ CLUB ************************* The Orillia Christmas Bird Count is coming up for Saturday, Dec. 17. Since 1981 members and friends of the Orillia Naturalists’ Club have been documenting a sampling o...
Dec 4th, 2022
‘We now have turkeys, deer, coyotes, owls, and all sorts of things living in this forest that we planted. It’s very rewarding to see the wildlife responding to it,’ says Hawke Tyler Evans Nov 16, 2022 7:00 PM Two Oro-Medonte tree farmers have won the 2022 Huronia Woodland Owners Associati...