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Sep 17th, 2022
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From the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition By Margaret Prophet,Executive Director Our free lunch ‘n learn webinars for municipal candidates are beginning next week.  They feature topics that candidates told us were important to them: housing policy, supporting local food systems and protecting ...
Sep 10th, 2022
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Andrea Mandel Campbell, Katherine Holmes, Sharon Carr, Sunny Wiles and Julie Watene are concerned about the future of the Silver Creek Wetlands. | NVCA Image From Simcoe.com, September 6, 2022 By John Edwards The Friends of the Silver Creek have been fighting against development adjacent to the wetla...
Sep 10th, 2022
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One of the fish that was counted during the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority’s fish population survey conducted Aug. 31 in the Nottawasaga River near Loretto. – NVCA photo From Simcoe.com, September 6, 2022 By Brad Pritchard Staff and volunteers with the Nottawasaga Valley Conser...
Sep 8th, 2022
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Bob Bowles has been studying the tributaries in the Inch Farm area and documenting what he has discovered. Above are two creek chub and one brook stickleback from the south tributary from Aug. 19. | Supplied Photo From OrilliaMatters, September 3, 2022 By Bob Bowles The following is a guest column by...
Sep 5th, 2022
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Oro Moraine: One click to Protect the moraine A smaller cousin of the Oak Ridges Moraine in Simcoe County, the ORO MORAINE needs your HELP!!! ITS WATERS (including the DRINKING WATER for all of ORO-MEDONTE TOWNSHIP and beyond), WETLANDS, FORESTS and FARMLANDS are SEVERELY THREATENED BY HUGE DEVELOPME...
Sep 5th, 2022
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Deep Waters Water Watchers Annual General Meeting October 13th | 7PM Zoom RSVP HERE You are invited to the Water Watchers Annual General Meeting on Thursday October 13th, 2022. Register today for an evening of reflection, updates, entertainment, speakers and more! Be sure to RSVP today to hold your s...
Aug 19th, 2022
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An aerial view of the Thunder Highlands golf course. The property’s new owner, Frank Morneau, recently abandoned plans to develop the property due to public backlash. – Google photo From Simcoe.com, August 19, 2022 By Andrew Mendler A request for a minister’s zoning order to expedite a pr...
Aug 16th, 2022
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Members of the Chigamik Hand Drum Circle at the UNESCO Geopark meeting, in front of panelists Tony Pigott, Jack Contin, Nick Eyles and Kirsten Kennedy. – AWARE Simcoe photo UNESCO designation may be a slam dunk, but controversial developments won’t be affected By Kate Harries AWARE News Network...
Aug 16th, 2022
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Stock photo | Donatello Trisolino via Pexels From BarrieToday, August 15, 2022 A Letter to the Editor The following letter is in response to a letter from Norman Cheesman, executive director of the Ontario Stone, Sand and Gravel Association, published Aug. 11. Norman Cheesman, executive director of t...
Aug 16th, 2022
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Project proponent Frank Morneau (bottom row, right, under name Connor Houston) addresses Tiny council to request support for a minister zoning order (MZO), which would bypass normal planning act procedure to build a multi-million dollar golf course expansion in a greenbelt zone. | Tiny Township Morne...