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Jan 30th, 2023
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From the Municipal Leaders for Stronger Communities, a project of the Greenbelt Alliance and Ecospark Please join us for our next panel discussion: Best Practices for Protecting Farmland and Natural Heritage on Thursday, February 16th at 4 pm. The discussion features: Anne Bell, Ontario Nature Phil M...
Jan 25th, 2023
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Public meeting held on the Eden Oak plan prior to council and the town taking a position on the file, which is currently under appeal at the Ontario Land Tribunal From CollingwoodToday Jessica Owen The council gallery was loaded with residents on Monday night, most of whom came to bring their questio...
Jan 24th, 2023
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Sunday February 12,  2023 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Zoom in and learn about: •More sprawl – especially along the Horseshoe Valley corridor •Less community participation •Smaller voice •No infrastructure • Higher taxes Speaker: Margaret Prophet, Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition Register Here  Pre...
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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Housing minister and premier have both denied tipping off developers and any wrongdoing Allison Jones · The Canadian Press · Posted: Jan 18, 2023 Photo:An aerial view of protected farmland that the Ontario government is proposing to remove from the Greenbelt. (Giuseppe Fiorino/CBC) Ontario’s in...
Jan 20th, 2023
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The former Mississauga mayor, who earned the nickname “Queen of Sprawl” during her tenure, calls the Ford government’s decision to open areas up for development “brave.” From the Toronto Star, Jan 20 2023 ByRachel Mendelson Staff Reporter Map showing Ontario’s Greenbelt.Image courtesy of the Gr...
Jan 16th, 2023
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Blue Mountain Watershed Trust mandate includes environmental issues in Collingwood, Clearview Township Ian Adams, Wasaga Sun Thursday, January 5, 2023 A local environmental group should set itself a lofty goal for 2023, increasing its membership tenfold in order to carry out its work, one of its dire...
Jan 15th, 2023
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‘It’s really, totally undemocratic and muzzles … the taxpayers,’ says resident of MZO request for proposed residential development that would include 12 buildings From OrilliaMatters, Gregg McGrath-Goudie, Jan12, 2023 phot: screenshot Ramara residents have raised numerous concerns about a...
Jan 12th, 2023
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“Collectively, we are very concerned with the impact this will have on the future well-being of our province,” the parties say in a joint letter. From the Toronto Star, by Kristin Rushowy, Jan12, 2023 The NDP, Liberal and Green parties have come together to ask the province’s auditor general to look ...
Jan 11th, 2023
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A six-week series taking place in Collingwood will explore the implications of the waste crisis and how to turn the crisis around with a circular economy From CollingwoodToday, Jan 10,2023, Stock Photo This month, you can learn more about the circular economy solution to combat the crisis in waste ma...