Apr 5th, 2022
From the Toronto Star, April 3, 2022 By Ian Adams The Wasaga Beach Climate Action Team wants to let you know where you stand in reducing your carbon footprint. The 15-member group, formed in 2021, is making its inaugural foray into the public with a booth at the Wasaga Beach Lions Home & Garden S...
Jan 27th, 2022
Danny Rodgers is the chief building official for the Town of Wasaga Beach. WASAGA BEACH PHOTO From The Toronto Star, January 19, 2022 By Ian Adams Wasaga Beach is taking steps to minimize its carbon footprint and mitigate the effects of climate change. However, said chief building official Danny Rod...
Jan 11th, 2022
Gerard Dusastre (left) and Kerrie Atkins are part of a group of neighbours who came together in 2021 to challenge two projects in their quiet residential neighbourhood in the west end of Wasaga Beach. IAN ADAMS/METROLAND From the Toronto Star, December 31, 2021 By Ian Adams Gerard Dusastre had no in...
Jan 10th, 2022
Keeping Wasaga Beach’s beaches clean is just one aspect of protecting the environment for Wasaga Beach Climate Action Team members Ilona Matthews (left) and Kathleen Caswell. IAN ADAMS/METROLAND From the Toronto Star, January 10, 2022 By Ian Adams A warm breeze from the southwest whips up the ...
Jan 8th, 2022
The WASAGA BEACH Climate Action Team 2021 WAS A VERY EXCITING YEAR !!! Something important happened this past May…. The Wasaga Beach Council voted to declare a CLIMATE EMERGENCY and it hit the Newspapers Wasaga Beach councillors vote on a motion declaring a climate crisis during council’s...
Nov 14th, 2021
Wasaga Beach, concern for rising water levels (Philip Lee-Shanok/CBC) Fellow residents have banded together to form the Wasaga Beach Climate Action Team On May 25th 2021 the Town Council of Wasaga Beach passed a CLIMATE EMERGENCY DECLARATION. The Town has officially joined the global movement and com...
Nov 12th, 2021
Gerard Dusastre From Simcoe.com, November 11, 2021 By Ian Adams The area’s conservation authority has outlined a series of concerns with a proposed development in Wasaga Beach’s west end, saying more work needs to be done to identify wetland boundaries and protect habitat. The 11-page response from t...
Oct 8th, 2021
The Collingwood water treatment plant is located at Sunset Point. From OrilliaMatters, October 7, 2021 By Jessica Owen ‘We have been pushed too hard by top-down planning that has set arbitrary targets,’ said Collingwood resident Ulli Rath during County of Simcoe’s municipal comprehensive ...
Sep 6th, 2021
York-Simcoe candidates in the federal election will debate matters related to the environment on Wednesday, September 8th, from 7 – 8:30 PM. The Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition is co-hosting this debate, online on Zoom. Media are invited to attend! Registration is required via this link https://us...
Aug 27th, 2021
Planner Brandi Clement reviews the plans for Beachwood Developments’ proposal for more than 200 residential units on vacant land in Wasaga Beach’s west end, at a public meeting with council’s coordinated committee, Aug. 19. From The Toronto Star, August 24, 2021 By Ian Adams A propo...