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Aug 26th, 2023
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From the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition The Ford Government’s Greenbelt Corruption The Auditor General’s report on the Greenbelt has made it crystal clear that if you have the right lobbyists, if you attend the right weddings, if you sit next to the right staffer and pass them the righ...
Aug 26th, 2023
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A report this month from the auditor general found that developers who owned 15 sites of land that the Progressive Conservative government removed from the protected Greenbelt area last year now stand to see those properties rise in value by $8.3 billion. In the Duffins Rouge Agricultural Preserve, p...
Aug 25th, 2023
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Margaret Prophet, executive director of Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition. – Margaret Prophet photo From Simcoe.com, August 8, 2023 By Margaret Prophet Bradford West Gwillimbury Topic Contributed by: Margaret Prophet, executive director, Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition People driving by const...
Aug 25th, 2023
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The statue representing justice looks out from the Supreme Court of Canada over the Parliamentary precinct in Ottawa. | Adrian Wyld / THE CANADIAN PRESS From the Toronto Star, August 18, 2023 When talking doesn’t work, go to court Here is the way to hold Doug Ford accountable for the Greenbelt scanda...
Aug 25th, 2023
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Ontario Premier Doug Ford speaks during a press conference in on Friday. | Cole Burston / THE CANADIAN PRESS From the Toronto Star, august 17, 2023 By Linda Silver Dranoff Contributor The auditor general has issued a damning report, chastising Premier Doug Ford and his government for lack of transpar...
Aug 25th, 2023
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Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie, who is one of five candidates vying to be the next leader of the Ontario Liberal Party, stopped off at the Midland Cultural Centre on Aug. 16. | Gisele Winton Sarvis/MidlandToday From Simcoe.com, August 17, 2023 By Andrew Mendler Midland Mirror Ontario Liberal leader...
Aug 25th, 2023
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Simcoe-Grey MPP Brian Saunderson says the controversies involving Collingwood and the greenbelt lands are different From Simcoe.com, August 17, 2023 By John Edwards Collingwood Connection Is the provincial process that determined Greenbelt land would be developed for housing similar to a series of tr...
Aug 25th, 2023
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AUG 17, 2023 —  It’s been one week since the Auditor General’s scathing report of the corruption at the centre of Doug Ford’s sale of greenbelt lands. Now we’re discovering that Ford uses a private cell phone to conduct public business and refuses to share records of his phone...
Aug 25th, 2023
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Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault speaks at a press conference, in Ottawa, on Monday, June 5, 2023. | Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press From BarrieToday, August 16, 2023 By Aidan Chamandy Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on The Trillium, a Village Media website devoted excl...
Aug 25th, 2023
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Sing the petition here As an Ontarian who deeply cares about the preservation of our natural spaces and the integrity of our government, I am calling on all concerned citizens to join me in demanding the immediate resignation of Premier Doug Ford. It is with great disappointment and outrage that I ad...