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Jul 28th, 2021
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Rob Mccullough, Simcoe County’s  Director for Solid Waste Management From Simcoe.com, July 28, 2021 By Talha Hashmani With various landfills across Simcoe County nearing capacity, calls for alternative means to dispose of garbage are at the heart of the county’s new waste management strategy. A...
Jul 28th, 2021
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A aerial view of the Teedon Pit on Darby Road in Tiny Township From Orillia Matters, July 27, 2021 By Derek Howard ‘We’ve had too many proposals that have gone forward in Tiny that have contaminated the groundwater sources,’ says Anne Nahuis There is no water under the bridge so long as t...
Jul 14th, 2021
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The proposed highway systems included in the Master Transportation Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe Jul 13, 2021 Earlier this month, the province released its Master Transportation Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe.  Its purpose is to outline the future “vision” of what transportation planni...
Jul 11th, 2021
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Teedon Pit – Community Liaison Tour 2019 A Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) Hearing is being held this month on Friday July 23, 2021 at 10:00 AM on the proposed expansion of the Teedon Pit by CRH Canada Inc. on French’s Hill in Tiny Township. They intend to remove gravel to a depth of 10 [&helli...
Jul 10th, 2021
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This is the proposed location for the Bradford Bypass, which would be built through the East Holland River shown here Read this article by Joel Wittnebel on The Pointer here: https://thepointer.com/article/2021-07-02/we-can-t-keep-doing-this-pc-government-speeds-ahead-with-bradford-bypass-advocates-s...
Jul 9th, 2021
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Internships provide local youth with a stronger voice and platform July 8, 2021 – Simcoe County Two summer internships provided through the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition aim to put youth voices front and centre in discussions about climate, preserving our natural heritage and how the County...
Jul 7th, 2021
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Supplied photo of Linda Wells From OrilliaMatters July 5, 2021 By OrilliaMatters Staff Linda Wells, whose ‘generosity has no limits,’ has offered to match donations to Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition up to $5,000 this summer NEWS RELEASE RESCUE LAKE SIMCOE COALITION *************************...
Jun 24th, 2021
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Brian Saunderson, who is in his first term as Collingwood mayor From Simcoe.com June 9 2021 By Ted Rowe Re: “Saunderson named PC candidate for Simcoe-Grey,” The Connection, June 10. After living a year and a half with COVID in our presence, we have been asked to make many sacrifices. But ...
Jun 22nd, 2021
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Decision to walk back support for pristine water sparks anger, disappointment By Kate Harries AWARE News Network  You may not have heard about this, because the decision was taken behind closed doors, but on May 21 2021, three Tiny Township councillors voted to walk back the municipality’s stance of ...
Jun 16th, 2021
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Dr. Charles Gardner, medical officer of health for Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, enjoys cycling and hiking and believes climate change needs to be tackled like the world tackled the pandemic. From OrilliaMatters June 15, 2021 By OrilliaMatters Staff ‘Climate change will have a much bigge...