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Mar 22nd, 2023
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‘Those of us who have transitioned to an EV will never again consider an ICE vehicle,’ letter writer says From From OrilliaMatters, Mar 22 ,2023 Photo: David VanAlstyne sits behind the wheel of his electric vehicle during a Sustainable Event at Orillia Square mall. File Photo While there ...
Mar 22nd, 2023
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UN Secretary General António Guterres: “Our world needs climate action on all fronts — everything, everywhere, all at once.” Canada will study the new targets. From the Toronto Star By Kate Allen Climate Change Reporter Photo: UN Photo CIA PAK Mon., March 20, 2023 There’s a girl sitting in a Grade 5 ...
Mar 13th, 2023
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Title: Impact of Bill 23 on Planning Act Third-Party Appeal Right Resource Type: Fact Sheet Content: Bill 23 3’rd party appeal rights # of Pages: 2 Date authored: February, 2023 Author/s: Flavia Zaka Author Organization: Canadian Environmental Law Association What are third-party appeal rights?...
Mar 5th, 2023
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‘Surely, our lives that you disrupt are worth more than your meeting,’ says resident who protested transit changes at meeting and felt ignored by mayor Letter to the Editor Mar 2, 2023 Phot: Protesters showed up at the Orillia City Centre Monday as council met to ratify its budget. They w...
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 23rd, 2023
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‘We in the community will be challenged to make small — sometimes big — changes,’ group warns, noting city’s climate change action plan will show the way OrilliaMatters Staff Feb 23 2023 Photo Demonstrators are shown during a climate strike at the Orillia City Centre. | NathanTaylor...
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 19th, 2023
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Doug Ford and his gang seem to have forgotten that their federal counterparts might object to plans to build homes on the Greenbelt. From the Toronto Star By Kelley Hindrichs  Contributor Feb. 14, 2023 It should come as no surprise to Premier Ford that federal Minister of the Environment Steven Guilb...
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...