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Apr 22nd, 2023
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Wasaga Beach council has dropped the requirement to audio record its in camera sessions. Pexel photo By Ian Adams Wasaga Sun Wednesday, April 19, 2023 The change, mentioned in the explanatory note included with the Jan. 26 council agenda, passed without comment as councillors approved a new procedura...
Apr 12th, 2023
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  As Spring seems to be coming earlier this year, nature is coming back to life with warmer temperatures and longer days. Shifting seasons are directly linked to warmer global temperatures. A slight change in temperature and climate is enough to push the spring thaw earlier. To celebrate this ea...
Feb 13th, 2023
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Happy New Year. We are thrilled with the priorities that have been presented by our new Council. There are five Strategic Pillars for Change and one of them is to Show Leadership in Responding to Climate Change.  We look forward to supporting the new Council in this major initiative. Click here >&...
Jan 30th, 2023
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From the Municipal Leaders for Stronger Communities, a project of the Greenbelt Alliance and Ecospark Please join us for our next panel discussion: Best Practices for Protecting Farmland and Natural Heritage on Thursday, February 16th at 4 pm. The discussion features: Anne Bell, Ontario Nature Phil M...
Jan 16th, 2023
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Blue Mountain Watershed Trust mandate includes environmental issues in Collingwood, Clearview Township Ian Adams, Wasaga Sun Thursday, January 5, 2023 A local environmental group should set itself a lofty goal for 2023, increasing its membership tenfold in order to carry out its work, one of its dire...
Jan 12th, 2023
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Living next door to a ‘ghost hotel’ has become a nightmare for many Ontario homeowners. Cities and towns across the province are struggling to keep the peace without turning away tourists From MidlandToday, Marg Bruineman, July 23, 2022 Original artwork by Danielle Fleming, Village Media The dusty ro...
Jan 11th, 2023
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A six-week series taking place in Collingwood will explore the implications of the waste crisis and how to turn the crisis around with a circular economy From CollingwoodToday, Jan 10,2023, Stock Photo This month, you can learn more about the circular economy solution to combat the crisis in waste ma...
Jan 10th, 2023
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Letter writer says making a FOI request is like ‘pulling teeth, but far more agonizing given incessant quibbling and endless time delays’ From OrilliaToday, Jan9 2023 In my capacity as a researcher, my investigative team has reviewed over a million pages of municipal documentation since M...
Jan 3rd, 2023
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It will take 411 units being built every day for 10 years to reach provincial population targets — we must look past GTA to accomplish that. From the Toronto Star. By Shawn Watters Contributor, Tue., Jan. 3, 2023 Living in a place we can call home remains a big issue for Canadians this holiday season...
Dec 28th, 2022
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Bill is part of province’s plan to build 1.5 million homes in 10 years From CBC News Protesters rallied against Bill 23 in Orillia on Nov. 20.Connor Earl Photo Allison Jones · The Canadian Press · Posted: Nov 28, 2022 12:29 PM ET   Ontario passed a housing bill Monday intended to spur deve...