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Mar 10th, 2023
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Registration for the 2023 Farmland Forum is open! The Ontario Farmland Trust‘s (OFT) 2023 Farmland Forum will be taking place Thursday, March 21rd, 9:00am-4:30pm. The forum will return to the much missed in-person format at The Grand in Guelph, as well as welcoming participants online! Every year, th...
Feb 27th, 2023
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Hundreds gathered at Queen’s Park on Saturday to take part in the “Wecome Back Doug Ford Party” organized by CUPE. CITYNEWS/Leah Johansen By Leah Johansen and John Marchesan,  Feb 25,2023 Hundreds have gathered at Queen’s Park to protest the Ford government following the return of t...
Feb 21st, 2023
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‘The misinformation and hiding of facts is par for the course,’ says Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition official From BarrieToday,  Feb 19 2023 Photo: A vandalized Bradford Bypass sign along Highway 400 is shown in this file photo.Natasha Philpott/BradfordToday The following letter is in r...
Feb 17th, 2023
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AMO Submission to the Standing Committee on Heritage, Infrastructure and Cultural Policy November 16, 2022 Summary The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) commends the government for recognizing it has a role to play in addressing the national housing crisis. AMO and its member municipal g...
Feb 16th, 2023
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This event is about sending a great big NO to Doug Ford and the “Progressive” Conservatives. … and having some fun at the same time. ​This is NOT a warm welcome for Doug Ford.  It’s an ironic “nice to see you back” after the government took 10 weeks off. This is a protest part...
Feb 14th, 2023
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Join us as she shares her knowledge and speaks about the Oro Moraine it’s importance and how to protect it from the challenges of development, climate change, costs to us if we don’t and more. WE NEED TO PROTECT OUR OWN BACKYARD!! WATER IS LIFE THAT SUSTAINS US ALL, OUR DRINKING WATER, OUR WETLANDS, ...
Feb 13th, 2023
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More consideration is being given to noise and air quality issues as Bradford Bypass Environmental Impact Assessment Report nears completion, but timeline for construction remains vague Patrick Bales A map of the proposed route for the Bradford Bypass.Supplied photo/Ministry of Transportation. Bradfo...
Feb 13th, 2023
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Reader Walter Klywak wants Ontario Premier Doug Ford to ‘stop and think about what you are doing in destroying the local environment’ Letter to the Editor Feb 4, 2023 Photo Maija Hoggett/TimminsToday I took notice of Premier Ford’s latest response to federal Environment Minister Ste...
Feb 7th, 2023
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Sunday Feb 12 3pm REMINDER. IF YOU HAVEN’T REGISTERED IS NOT TOO LATE Please join us for this FREE and informative virtual Webinar about impact of provincial legislation on the township of Oro-Medonte. Margaret Prophet, our guest speaker is the Executive Director of the Simcoe County Greenbelt ...
Feb 7th, 2023
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‘Planning decisions can’t be made based on the stigma around a new legalized crop such as cannabis,’ says lawyer, calling situation ‘a highly politically charged issue’ Marg Bruineman Stock imagePhoto by Washarapol D BinYo Jundang via Pexels about 16 hours ago Oro-Medonte Town...