• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

Climate Change

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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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
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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 13th, 2023
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Luckily, we don’t have to choose between a healthy environment and economic prosperity, writes Guelph MPP Mike Schreiner Mike SchreinerGuelph Mercury Monday, February 13, 2023 Ontario is at a crossroads. We must reach net-zero emissions by 2045 if we hope to avoid the worst impacts of the climate cri...
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 3rd, 2023
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Forget about the hairy marmots Phil, Sam and Willie and focus on wetlands which are now disappearing at a rapid rate around the world and in Simcoe County, says Bob Bowles From OrilliaToday Photo: Local naturalist Bob Bowles, pictured here at Orillia’s Inch Farm property, encourages people to recogni...
Jan 25th, 2023
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‘They did put the money in the budget in March 2022, they just haven’t done anything with it yet,’ laments local councillor who urges feds to ‘take the next step’ Patrick Bales Jan 20, 2023  From OrilliaMatters A local municipal council is calling on the federal government to ...
Jan 22nd, 2023
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Will Douglas claim riches and power by seizing the Magic Greenbelt, only to lose his Superpowers? Thrills! Action! Amateur drawing! By Margaret Atwood Jan 22 2023 Yes, kids, it’s Comix Time! The backstory: Our Hero, Douglas (admonished previously in these pages, more than once, scroll down) wishes to...
Jan 22nd, 2023
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Details here   Rally at ROMA Conference Monday, January 23 | Noon Sheraton Conference Centre 123 Queen St W, Toronto RSVP HERE   Event Speakers:  Janet Horner – Mayor for the Township of Mulmur Jane Fogal – Councillor, Town of Halton Hills Colin Best – President, Associati...