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Jul 28th, 2022
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Elmvale Flow From the Tiny Cottager, July 28, 2022 The Federation of Tiny Township Shoreline Associations (FoTTSA) has negotiated a settlement of FoTTSA’s appeal of the 2021 Permit to Take Water issued by the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) to the owners of the Teedon Pit, ...
Jul 21st, 2022
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| OrilliaMatters image From OrilliaMatters, July 19, 2022 A Letter to the Editor The following letter is in response to recent Oro-Medonte council controversies.  Some members of council in Oro-Medonte would like this fiasco to just go away, but it shouldn’t. All ratepayers need to know what happened...
Jul 10th, 2022
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Coun. Cathy Keane, top centre, speaks Wednesday, May 26, 2021, during an Oro-Medonte council meeting. | Screenshot From OrilliaMatters, July 8, 2022 By Greg McGrath-Goudie Many residents were shocked when Oro-Medonte fired its integrity commissioner last year over a controversy involving Coun. Cathy ...
Jul 10th, 2022
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Senior hydrologist Dave Hopkins (bottom row, right) of R.J. Burnside & Associates Ltd. recently provided Tiny Township council with an overview of accepted consulting recommendations for the Waverley Pit No. 2 permit to take water and Environmental Compliance Approval by the Ministry of Environme...
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Jul 10th, 2022
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Simcoe-Grey MPP Brian Saunderson is flanked by Secretary of the Cabinet Michelle DiEmanuele and Premier Doug Ford as he is sworn in as parliamentary assistant to the attorney general. – Province of Ontario photo From Simcoe.com, July 5, 2022 By John Edwards Simcoe-Grey MPP Brian Saunderson is t...
Jul 10th, 2022
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Senior hydrologist Dave Hopkins (bottom row, right) of R.J. Burnside & Associates Ltd. recently provided Tiny Township council with an overview of accepted consulting recommendations for the Waverley Pit No. 2 permit to take water and Environmental Compliance Approval by the Ministry of Environme...
Jun 30th, 2022
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Stock photo | Photo by Element5 Digital via Pexels From OrilliaMatters, June 26, 2022 City of Orillia News Release The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, in partnership with the City of Orillia and the townships of Oro-Medonte, Severn, Ramara and Springwater, is hosting a free information ses...
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Jun 23rd, 2022
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By Claire Malcolmson, Executive Director, Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition Dear Lake Simcoe Lovers, Summer is upon us! Finally, it’s time for swimming and all the best that Lake Simcoe has to offer! And we still have lots of advocacy to do. We need you to use your voices at the municipal level, and if yo...
Jun 21st, 2022
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Sign the petition here The Oro Moraine is a prominent landform (approximately 35,000 acres in size) located between Lake Huron and Lake Simcoe in Oro-Medonte township (Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada).  It was formed around 12,000 years ago by glacial action during the last ice age. The Oro Moraine pe...
Jun 20th, 2022
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Sign to protect the purest water in the world! The groundwater below the Simcoe Uplands near Waverley in Simcoe County has been tested for three decades and is the purest water known to science. But it is threatened. Many actions to protect it are taking place. One is petition e-3867 on the House of ...