Jul 28th, 2021
Rob Mccullough, Simcoe County’s Director for Solid Waste Management From Simcoe.com, July 28, 2021 By Talha Hashmani With various landfills across Simcoe County nearing capacity, calls for alternative means to dispose of garbage are at the heart of the county’s new waste management strategy. A...
Jul 10th, 2021
This is the proposed location for the Bradford Bypass, which would be built through the East Holland River shown here Read this article by Joel Wittnebel on The Pointer here: https://thepointer.com/article/2021-07-02/we-can-t-keep-doing-this-pc-government-speeds-ahead-with-bradford-bypass-advocates-s...
Jun 13th, 2021
The Durham-York Energy Centre opened in Courtice, Ont. in 2015, opening to further commercial operations in 2016. The energy-from-waste facility converts garbage into energy to be sold back to the provincial grid. From Orillia Matters May 30 2021 By Jessica Owen With landfills nearly full, the county...
Jun 10th, 2021
By Friends of Simcoe Forests Inc. It is with great pride that we deliver some well-deserved, positive news. On Monday April 26th and Tuesday April 27th we were in Divisional Court arguing the law passed by the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing exempting the proposed site location (Freele Fore...
Jun 4th, 2021
Province bringing recycling to more communities and expanding list of blue bin items Environment, Conservation and Parks TORONTO — Following extensive consultations, the Ontario government is improving blue box recycling by expanding service to more communities, standardizing the list of materials th...
May 27th, 2021
The Friends of Simcoe Forests Inc (“FSF”) won a major court challenge against the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing (“Minister”) in the ongoing dispute over locating a waste facility in the Freele County Forest. FSF had filed a challenge before the Ontario Divisional Court of the Minister’s d...
Feb 27th, 2021
Orillia Rama Regional Airport ‘If we went ahead and did this, there would be a lot of disappointed residents,’ says councillor By: Nathan Taylor Orillia Matters The Orillia Rama Regional Airport wants to add a second runway, but it needs the Township of Ramara to sell an unopened road all...
Jan 29th, 2021
Rally at Site 41 – Summer of 2009 From Wellington Water Watchers On January 14th 2021, a 10 year permit to take water was granted for use in the Teedon gravel pit in Tiny Township, Ontario. We are asking you to take action against this. The Teedon pit seeks to take water from the adjacent [&hel...
Jan 20th, 2021
Freele Tract From Friends of Simcoe Forests This pertains to the Springwater Township Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) matter which the County of Simcoe appealed to LPAT as a result of the Township’s failure to make a decision on its Official Plan and Zoning by-laws to establish the Environmenta...