Aug 26th, 2023
Aggregate mine – Image from the Ontario Farmland Trust From Simcoe.com, August 22, 2023 By Eli Ridder, Orillia Today Advocates are raising the alarm over a company’s effort to pull water from the Oro Moraine. Sarjeant Co. Limited, which has been running an aggregate pit in Oro Medonte for about...
Aug 17th, 2023
From Simcoe.com, August 3, 2023 By Ian Adams Wasaga Sun Walker Aggregates will apply to dig a further 10 metres down into its quarry west of Duntroon, according to an agreement between the company and Clearview Township. The township published the minutes of settlement between itself and the aggregat...
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
The AWARE Simcoe Annual General Meeting is coming up! It will be held on Sunday May 28, 2023 at the Large Pavilion in Springwater Provincial Park -1331 Highway 26 in Midhurst from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Directions: https://firstname.lastname@example.org,-79.8467303,1...
Apr 5th, 2023
From Ontario Nature Under the guise of improving efficiency and reducing administrative burden, the Government of Ontario is proposing alarming amendments to the Mining Act that would significantly weaken existing environmental protection and rehabilitation requirements (ERO# 019-6715). Please...
Mar 28th, 2023
Lawyer for township advises Ontario Land Tribunal it is withdrawing appeal of Niagara Escarpment Commission decision. ‘No longer practical, reasonable, or cost-effective’ Ian Adams, Wasaga Sun, Wednesday, March 22, 2023 Photo: Forest Road – Nicholas Gent cc. Clearview Township has p...
Mar 22nd, 2023
Ontario Land Tribunal expecting update on sideroad project from township by March 31 From The Wasaga Sun, Ian Adams Tuesday, March 21, 2023 One of the parties to an Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT) hearing on Clearview Township’s application to upgrade Sideroad 26/27 says the township needs to withdraw it...
Feb 18th, 2023
Letter to the Board of AWARE Simcoe RE: Reconstruction of Clearview Seasonal Sideroad 26/27 to an all- weather road and Closing and Transferring to Walker Industries a Section of former Simcoe County Road 91 abutting their two Properties On December 28, 2022, the Ontario Ministry of Environment, Co...
Feb 7th, 2023
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 ...
Nov 28th, 2022
From Simcoe.com By Ian Adams Wasaga Sun Wednesday, November 23, 2022 The process for Clearview Township to get a development permit to upgrade the 26/27 Sideroad has now stretched seven years and cost the municipality more than $1.6 million in engineering and legal fees. “The township is certainly co...