• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

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Oct 31st, 2023
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Letter to the Editor, October 29, 2023 Like proposed Bradford Bypass and 404-Highway 12 extensions, Highway 413 will destroy forests, wetlands, and imperil livelihoods of First Nations and farmers, says letter writer Doug Ford is sorry and wants to forever protect the Greenbelt? Then why is he still ...
Oct 27th, 2023
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REFORMED GRAVEL MINING COALITION Deregulation is dangerous. The Ministry of Environment is currently considering the expansion of the permit-by-rule framework in Ontario. These changes would enable companies to obtain permits for activities that could harm the environment without first going through ...
Oct 22nd, 2023
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Margaret Prophet, the executive director of the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition, is shown in a file photo.Tyler Evans/OrilliaMatters From Barrie Today, by Margaret Prophet, 1 day ago. This is the third in a three-part series of guest columns from the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition leading up to ...
Oct 20th, 2023
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Join the Ontario Farmland Trust in a series of FREE ONLINE webinars to explore pressures on farmland, learn about solutions, and share innovative ideas. There will be a new topic each month, and we will be joined by professionals from across Ontario, including land-use planners, lawyers, conservation...
Oct 15th, 2023
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Around 100 people gathered out front of Simcoe North MPP Jill Dunlop’s office earlier this year to protest the Ford government and Greenbelt scandal. Tyler Evans/OrilliaMatters File Photo There was a vacuum of leadership from local and provincial elected officials that was filled by passionate ...
Oct 15th, 2023
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Margaret Prophet about 12 hours ago This is the second in a three-part series of guest columns from the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition leading up to An Evening with Margaret Atwood, a sold-out fundraising event slated for Oct. 28. The second instalment will be published next Saturday. In my last c...
Aug 30th, 2023
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Stock photo | Anton Atanasov via Pexels From OrilliaMatters, August 18, 2023 By Martin Straathof Ontario’s vibrant landscapes and rich, world-class quality farmland have long been the pride of our province. However, a recent decision and the subsequent auditor general’s report about the removal of 7,...
Aug 30th, 2023
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Martin Straathof is executive director of the Ontario Farmland Trust. – Ontario Farmland Trust photo From Simcoe.com, August 18, 2023 By Martin Straathof Midland Mirror Ontario’s vibrant landscapes and rich, world-class farmlands have long been the pride of our province. However, a recent decis...
Aug 25th, 2023
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Sing the petition here As an Ontarian who deeply cares about the preservation of our natural spaces and the integrity of our government, I am calling on all concerned citizens to join me in demanding the immediate resignation of Premier Doug Ford. It is with great disappointment and outrage that I ad...
Aug 15th, 2023
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Come stand in solidarity with the Land Alliance to protect their lands and waters! Date: Wednesday September 27th, 2023 Time: 12pm Location: Downtown Toronto Sign up: https://freegrassy.net/land-alliance-march/ RSVP For September 27th On September 27th, 12 pm 2023 five First Nations from Northern Ont...