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Nov 27th, 2021
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Transportation Minister Caroline Mulroney and Associate Transportation Minister Stan Cho.  FACEBOOK From the Toronto Star, November 26, 2021 By Robert Benzie Queen’s Park Bureau Chief Premier Doug Ford has started seeking bids to build sections of the controversial Bradford bypass freeway. Ford...
Nov 19th, 2021
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The Holland Marsh Highway will destroy wetlands, forests, and farmlands. By Jack Gibbons, Chair, Lake Simcoe Watch A plurality of Lake Simcoe area voters is opposed to the construction of the Holland Marsh Highway, with 48% opposed, 23% undecided and 29% in support – according to a telephone survey c...
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Nov 19th, 2021
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“Reconsider Your Support for Bradford Bypass” local groups ask Lake Simcoe municipalities in light of growing public pressure, faulty process and high costs November 18 2021 Simcoe County, ON – Following four high profile “Greenbelt Not Asphalt” protests against the building of new highways in ...
Nov 12th, 2021
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By Claire Malcolmson, Executive Director of the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition The province is looking to strengthen Natural Heritage System (NHS) protections. This is a good thing. They have provided municipalities with maps of the proposed areas that should be included in the NHS. As part of the Muni...
Nov 10th, 2021
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Stock Image From Orillia Matters, November 7, 2021 Letter to the editor Population growth is coming in Ontario, but the big question is how to plan for it in ways we won’t regret, says letter writer Ontario’s population is expected to grow by almost 5.3 million over the next 26 years. The big questio...
Nov 10th, 2021
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From left to right: East Gwillimbury Mayor Virginia Hackson, Holland Marsh Growers’ Assocation Executive Director Jody Mott, Premier Doug Ford, MPP and Minister of Transportation Caroline Mulroney, BWG Mayor Rob Keffer and Peter Bethlenfalvy, Minister of FinanceNatasha Philpott/BradfordToday Fr...
Nov 9th, 2021
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Young people from all over Simcoe County descended on downtown Barrie Sunday, Oct. 17, in order to have their voices heard in the fight against climate change. Nikki Cole/BarrieToday Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition (SCGC) and Simcoe County Environmental Youth Alliance (SCEYA) have released the resu...
Nov 8th, 2021
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All evidence has now been presented for Part two of the virtual Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) hearing regarding the Environmental Resource Recovery Centre (ERRC). Verbal presentations will be held on Monday November 15th and Tuesday November 16th. Please try to tune in for the conclusion of t...
Nov 8th, 2021
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Premier Doug Ford is greeted by London Mayor Ed Holder at Nestle Canada’s ice cream factory in London, Ont. Nov. 5, 2021. On Monday, Ford took a campaign-style swing through Bradford, where he announced the proposed Bradford Bypass would not be tolled when it is scheduled to open in 2024.  NICO...
Nov 4th, 2021
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From Simcoe.com, November 2, 2021 By Ian Adams A hearing into Clearview Township’s appeal to be able to redevelop a sideroad on the brow of the Niagara Escarpment to year-round use is now on hold indefinitely. The municipality’s lawyers have asked for — and received — the adjournment of its appeal of...