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Aug 23rd, 2022
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Image from the Township of Springwater ELECTIONS ARE VERY IMPORTANT, MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS TOUCH EVERY CITIZEN CLOSE TO HOME, MORE SO THAN FEDERAL OR PROVINCIAL POLITICS, BUT MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS RECEIVE THE FEWEST VOTERS. LET’S MAKE THAT STATISTIC FALSE THIS YEAR – PARTICIPATE IN THE TWO DEBATES ...
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...
Jul 28th, 2022
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Elmvale Flow From the Tiny Cottager, July 28, 2022 The Federation of Tiny Township Shoreline Associations (FoTTSA) has negotiated a settlement of FoTTSA’s appeal of the 2021 Permit to Take Water issued by the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) to the owners of the Teedon Pit, ...
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...
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Jul 10th, 2022
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Simcoe-Grey MPP Brian Saunderson is flanked by Secretary of the Cabinet Michelle DiEmanuele and Premier Doug Ford as he is sworn in as parliamentary assistant to the attorney general. – Province of Ontario photo From Simcoe.com, July 5, 2022 By John Edwards Simcoe-Grey MPP Brian Saunderson is t...
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...
Jun 30th, 2022
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From Simcoe.com, June 27, 2022 By Ian Adams Here’s who has filed to run for the Oct. 24 municipal election in Springwater Township. This story will be updated regularly as new candidates register. The deadline to file a nomination is Friday, Aug. 19 at 2 p.m. Nominations will be officially certified ...
Jun 30th, 2022
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Stock photo | Photo by Element5 Digital via Pexels From OrilliaMatters, June 26, 2022 City of Orillia News Release The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, in partnership with the City of Orillia and the townships of Oro-Medonte, Severn, Ramara and Springwater, is hosting a free information ses...
Jun 23rd, 2022
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Ontario Green Party Leader Mike Schreiner is shown at the Teedon Pit in Waverley – home to the world’s most pristine water. File Photo From MidlandToday, June 20, 2022 A Letter to the Editor The following letter is in response to a story, published June 18, titled ‘Stanley supporter...
Jun 20th, 2022
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Sign to protect the purest water in the world! The groundwater below the Simcoe Uplands near Waverley in Simcoe County has been tested for three decades and is the purest water known to science. But it is threatened. Many actions to protect it are taking place. One is petition e-3867 on the House of ...