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Aug 15th, 2022
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Who will take care of Lake Simcoe? A 2022 update on the “Lake Simcoe Under Pressure” Report From the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition By Claire Malcolmson We hope this letter finds you well and enjoying Lake Simcoe! We all want a healthy lake we can swim in, fish, and enjoy for generations to...
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Aug 6th, 2022
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A satellite view of Lake Simcoe. Photo courtesy the Province of Ontario From the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition By Claire Malcolmson, Executive Director We would like to start off by orienting  you to what threatens Lake Simcoe’s health, what we’re doing about it, and what you can do to help. We are a ...
Jul 31st, 2022
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Ramara ward boundary map – Ramara photo From Simcoe.com, July 29, 2022 By Sara Carson ​Municipal elections take place across Ontario on Oct. 24 People living in Ramara will head to the polls this fall to decide who will represent them around the township council table and on the local school bo...
Jul 29th, 2022
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Stock photoDonatello Trisolino via Pexels From OrilliaMatters, July 27, 2022 A Letter to the Editor This letter is in response to a letter regarding farmland preservation, published July 26. Mike Douglas, of Ramara, writes a cogent letter regarding preserving farmland in southern Ontario. My MSc is i...
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...
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...
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 ...
Jun 7th, 2022
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Simcoe North MPP Jill Dunlop is shown Thursday night at Bonaire Golf, where she celebrated her re-election. | Greg McGrath-Goudie/OrilliaMatters From OrilliaMatters, June 4, 2022 A Letter to the Editor This letter is in response to an article about Simcoe North MPP Jill Dunlop’s re-election, publishe...
Jun 7th, 2022
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Aaron Cayden Hiltz and his girlfriend, Jasmine Juneau, visited Grounded in Midland during the final day of the campaign. | Andrew Philips/MidlandToday From OrilliaMatters, June 2, 2022 By Andrew Philips Aaron Cayden Hiltz is already thinking about the next time. After an eye-opening experience as a r...