Mar 5th, 2023
‘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
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
‘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
‘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
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
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
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
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
Happy New Year. We are thrilled with the priorities that have been presented by our new Council. There are five Strategic Pillars for Change and one of them is to Show Leadership in Responding to Climate Change. We look forward to supporting the new Council in this major initiative. Click here >&...
Feb 13th, 2023
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...