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Sep 22nd, 2022
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Photo by Element5 Digital from Pexels From OrilliaMatters, September 14, 2022 UPDATE: Editor’s Note: One of the dates for one of the events has been changed since this article was published. Due to a council meeting conflict, the Ramona Hall all-candidates meeting has been moved to Thursday, Oc...
Sep 17th, 2022
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From the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition By Margaret Prophet,Executive Director Our free lunch ‘n learn webinars for municipal candidates are beginning next week.  They feature topics that candidates told us were important to them: housing policy, supporting local food systems and protecting ...
Sep 8th, 2022
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Connie Laughlin is running for Ramara Township council in Ward 2. | Image supplied From OrilliaMatters, September 1, 2022 OrilliaMatters Staff Editor’s note: OrilliaMatters has asked council candidates in neighbouring Oro-Medonte, Ramara and Severn townships to provide a synopsis of why they are runn...
Sep 8th, 2022
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Joe Gough is seeking re-election as deputy mayor in Ramara Township. | Supplied photo From OrilliaMatters Staff, September 4, 2022 OrilliaMatters Staff Editor’s note: OrilliaMatters has asked council candidates in neighbouring Oro-Medonte, Ramara and Severn townships to provide a synopsis of why they...
Aug 28th, 2022
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From Simcoe.com, August 10, 2022 Barrie Advance Municipal council and school board elections will take place on Monday, October 24, 2022. The nomination period to be a council or school trustee candidate began May 1 and the deadline to file a nomination is Friday, August 19 at 2 p.m. The new term of ...
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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...