Aug 18th, 2023
Have Your Say: Important Opportunity to Comment on Pumped Storage Facility Regulations We hope this message finds you well and enjoying the beauty of our beloved Georgian Bay. We’re reaching out with an urgent call to action that directly impacts our pristine environment and the future of our r...
Jul 17th, 2023
Deputy Mayor Barry Norris, top left, of Tay Township can be seen with members of Georgian Bay Forever and fellow councillors and volunteers, wading in Waubaushene waters to cut and drown invasive phragmites. | Derek Howard From MidlandToday, July 12, 2023 By Derek Howard, Local Journalism Initiative ...
Jun 14th, 2023
Map of Simcoe County. | Screenshot From BarrieToday, June 8, 2023 By Nikki Cole There has been a lot of speculation and unanswered questions in recent weeks as to what the provincial government’s decision to dissolve the Regional Municipality of Peel could mean for other municipalities, including the...
Jun 14th, 2023
Ashley Morrison holds up a visual of the most commonly collected litter in the region. | Contributed Photo From CollingwoodToday, June 9, 2023 By Maddie Johnson Georgian Bay Forever, a local environmental charity dedicated to the preservation and restoration of Georgian Bay, is once again spearheadin...
Jun 4th, 2023
Steve Clark (left), Ontario’s minister of municipal affairs and housing, will be receiving a letter based on a motion by Clearview Township Mayor Doug Measures that was passed May 23 by Simcoe County council. From Simcoe.com, May 24, 2023 By Travis Mealing Midland Mirror Steve Clark, Ontario...
Jun 4th, 2023
The Town of Midland’s wastewater treatment plant is located at 200 Bay St. near the shores of Georgian Bay From Simcoe.com, June 2, 2023 By Andrew Mendler Midland Mirror Sewage dumping into Georgian Bay has decreased significantly in recent years. “It rarely happens now with all of the work we ...
May 28th, 2023
Local farmers are worried about the impact of planned provincial legislation. From OrilliaMatters, May 24, 2022 By Derek Howard, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter A recent crop of concerns popped up at the Tiny Township council meeting. Tiny council heard from Paul Maurice of Lafontaine, a local f...
May 16th, 2023
Simcoe County ForestMarg. Bruineman/BarrieToday file photo From BarrieToday, May 12, 2023 NEWS RELEASE COUNTY OF SIMCOE ************************* Starting May 18, 2023, residents and visitors are invited to provide their input on the 10-year update to the forest management plan for the Simcoe County ...
May 8th, 2023
Release from Friends of the Waverley Uplands THE FIRST SCIENTIFIC STUDY OF ITS TYPE! Do our Federal/Provincial Legal and Environmental requirements/regulations for aggregate mining go far enough to protect the purest groundwater known to science; how about for digging below the water table? Until mor...
Apr 28th, 2023
Students discovered a baby snapping turtle while doing some field work at the Tiny Marsh Provincial Wildlife Area with the author serving as teacher. | David Hawke/OrilliaMatters From OrilliaMatters, April 23, 2023 By David Hawke Over the last few weeks I have had unique opportunities to interact wit...