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In Barrie
Apr 27th, 2022
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Lake Simcoe Report highlights 2022 updates on threats to the watershed  Lake Simcoe, ON – A new report issued today by the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition and Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition sheds light on the increasing pressure facing Lake Simcoe a year after releasing their Lake Simcoe Under ...
Apr 26th, 2022
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From Simcoe.com, April 21, 2022 A Letter to the Editor Re: “Know the facts about stone, sand and gravel,” Simcoe.com, April 11. As a concerned citizen, I do not approach the subject of gravel mining with any vested interests. Norm Chessman, the Ontario Stone, Sand and Gravel Association e...
In Barrie
Mar 11th, 2022
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In this file photo from 2019, from left, local Conservative MPs John Brassard (Barrie-Innisfil) and Doug Shipley (Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte) announce they would reinstate the Lake Simcoe Clean-Up Fund. Shawn Gibson/BarrieToday From OrilliaToday, March 10, 2022 A Letter to the Editor I was please...
In Barrie
Mar 8th, 2022
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From left are Bradford West Gwillimbury Coun. Jonathan Scott, Georgina Coun. Dave Neeson, Georgina Mayor Margaret Quirk, East Gwillimbury Coun. Scott Crone, Oro-Medonte Coun. Shawn Scott in Jackson’s Point. From BarrieToday, March 7, 2022 By BarrieToday Staff Municipal councillors from across t...
In Barrie
Mar 1st, 2022
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Wetlands, such as this one in the Copeland Forest, are a vital part of the ecosystem in Southern Ontario, says letter writer. | Doug Varty Photo From OrilliaMatters, February 28, 2022 A Letter to the Editor I have been following the number of articles and letters that have appeared in OrilliaMatters ...
Feb 17th, 2022
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By Joan Mizzi-Fry, Ramara Legacy Alliance 11,000 video taped reasons to stop a new quarry, OLT hearing starts February 22, 2022 RAMARA, ON – On Tuesday, February 22, 2022, the Ontario Land Tribunal will convene via video a land use hearing to evaluate the application of Fowler Construction Limi...
In Barrie
Jan 11th, 2022
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The Bradford Bypass debacle now has the attention of the federal government. Let’s give them a nudge! Thank you to the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition for initiating this parliamentary petition. Unlike other petitions, if a parliamentary petition gets 500 signatures, it is presented in the Ho...
Dec 20th, 2021
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This file photo shows a swath cut through a wetland near the Orillia Rama Regional Airport, part of which is shown in the background.Bob Bowles | Supplied photo From OrilliaMatters, December 14, 2021 By Nathan Taylor Ramara council members are still not sold on the divesting of a road allowance near ...
Nov 16th, 2021
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This map shows the focused study area of the city’s Settlement Area Boundary Expansion.Supplied Photo From OrilliaMatters, November 15, 2021 By: OrilliaMatters Staff Stakeholders from the City of Orillia, Townships of Oro-Medonte, Severn, and Ramara, Treaty First Nations, specifically the Chipp...
Oct 8th, 2021
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The Collingwood water treatment plant is located at Sunset Point. From OrilliaMatters, October 7, 2021 By Jessica Owen ‘We have been pushed too hard by top-down planning that has set arbitrary targets,’ said Collingwood resident Ulli Rath during County of Simcoe’s municipal comprehensive ...