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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 10th, 2022
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One of the fish that was counted during the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority’s fish population survey conducted Aug. 31 in the Nottawasaga River near Loretto. – NVCA photo From Simcoe.com, September 6, 2022 By Brad Pritchard Staff and volunteers with the Nottawasaga Valley Conser...
Sep 5th, 2022
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Oro Moraine: One click to Protect the moraine A smaller cousin of the Oak Ridges Moraine in Simcoe County, the ORO MORAINE needs your HELP!!! ITS WATERS (including the DRINKING WATER for all of ORO-MEDONTE TOWNSHIP and beyond), WETLANDS, FORESTS and FARMLANDS are SEVERELY THREATENED BY HUGE DEVELOPME...
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 ...
Aug 28th, 2022
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Wasaga Beach Climate Action team head Kathleen Caswell asked Wasaga council to continue working her group on issues of climate change. From Simcoe.com, August 23, 2022 By Ian Adams The head of Wasaga Beach’s climate action team came in to smooth the waters after a recommendation for the town to creat...
Aug 24th, 2022
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Developers are proposing a wellness village that would include a host of potential health services, attainable housing and recreation opportunities. – Nadia Stolfi photo From Simcoe.com, August 24, 2022 By John Edwards More than 130 acres of land that has been vacant for decades could soon have...
Aug 16th, 2022
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Members of the Chigamik Hand Drum Circle at the UNESCO Geopark meeting, in front of panelists Tony Pigott, Jack Contin, Nick Eyles and Kirsten Kennedy. – AWARE Simcoe photo UNESCO designation may be a slam dunk, but controversial developments won’t be affected By Kate Harries AWARE News Network...
Aug 16th, 2022
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We are reaching out today with a quick update on efforts to further challenge the County of Simcoe on their plans to build a Waste Facility in the Freele County Forest Tract. The oral hearing for FSF’s motion for leave to appeal the Ontario Land Tribunal’s decision allowing the ERRC to be...
Aug 16th, 2022
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Stock photo | Donatello Trisolino via Pexels From BarrieToday, August 15, 2022 A Letter to the Editor The following letter is in response to a letter from Norman Cheesman, executive director of the Ontario Stone, Sand and Gravel Association, published Aug. 11. Norman Cheesman, executive director of t...
Aug 16th, 2022
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Project proponent Frank Morneau (bottom row, right, under name Connor Houston) addresses Tiny council to request support for a minister zoning order (MZO), which would bypass normal planning act procedure to build a multi-million dollar golf course expansion in a greenbelt zone. | Tiny Township Morne...