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Dec 4th, 2022
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‘It’s imperative to protect the few wild spaces we have left in southern Ontario,’ writer says. ‘Natural spaces the Ford administration is threatening were meant to be protected for all of us – today and into the future’ Robert Codd Nov 22, 2022 10:53 AM At a time ...
Dec 3rd, 2022
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This consultation closes at 11:59 p.m. on: December 4, 2022 The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing is seeking feedback on proposed changes to the Greenbelt Plan that would remove or redesignate 15 areas of land and add lands in the Paris Galt Moraine area. Comment here...
Dec 3rd, 2022
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‘Before, I was just writing letters; now I’m coming out,’ said a resident on the recent passage of controversial Bill 23. ‘I’ll go to more, as many rallies as I need to’ from OrilliaMatters Dec 2, 2022 Greg McGrath-Goudie About 100 residents picketed in front of Si...
Nov 30th, 2022
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Statement by Phil Pothen, Ontario Environmental Program Manager, Environmental Defence. Nov 28,2022 Toronto | Traditional territories of the Huron-Wendat, the Anishnaabeg, Haudenosaunee, Chippewas and the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation – By forcing passage of Bill 23, the “More Homes, Built ...
Nov 30th, 2022
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Madeleine Fournier is one of the organizers behind the ‘Simcoe North Unites to Protect the Greenbelt’ rally to be held Friday at noon outside MPP Jill Dunlop’s office. From OrilliaMatters, Nov 29, 2022 Like a growing number of Ontarians, residents across Simcoe North are rightly con...
Nov 29th, 2022
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stock photo From Toronto Star Nov 17,2022 By Noor JavedStaff Reporter Brendan KennedySocial Justice Investigative Reporter Emma McIntoshThe Narwhal In September, a company run by a prominent Ontario developer paid $80 million for two parcels of land that could not be developed. Totalling nearly 700 a...
Nov 29th, 2022
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From OrilliaMatters Nov29 2022 By now most Ontarians know what a scandalous, draconian and, I dare say, corrupt piece of legislation that provincial Bill 23 is. Bill 23 destroys the ability of conservation authorities to mitigate the inevitable flooding events to come. Bill 23 destroys the planning p...
Nov 28th, 2022
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Ontario Premier Doug Ford attends Question Period at the Queens Park Legislature, in Toronto, on Monday, November 14, 2022.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/CHRIS YOUNG Press Release from the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition, November 28 – Simcoe County By Margaret Prophet, Executive Director Today, local ...
Nov 27th, 2022
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Connor Earl Photo From OrilliaMatters, Nov. 27 2022. Letter to the Editor Yes, another letter in opposition to Doug Ford’s Bill 23 and related Greenbelt encroachment. It is great to see so many people writing letters to the editor, emailing/writing their MPPs and local council, attending rallies, sig...
Nov 26th, 2022
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Stock Photo From BarrieToday, Nov 25 2022. Letter to the Editor Dear Premier Ford, Simcoe County and all of Ontario are experiencing an unprecedented affordable housing crisis, which requires all levels of government and all involved stakeholders to take concerted and effective action to address the ...