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Dec 10th, 2023
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Ontario Premier Doug Ford and Kinga Surma, Ontario Minister of Infrastructure, trade places at the podium during a news conference at Ontario Place, in Toronto on April 18, 2023Chris Young/The Canadian Press Value-for-money reports critique province on Ontario Science Centre, health care, the environ...
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Dec 10th, 2023
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Community organizations are calling on the provincial government to reinstate all protections for the Duffins Rouge Agricultural Preserve. Pictured are community members rallying in front of Ajax MPP Patrice Barnes’s office more than one year ago. Susie Kockerscheidt/Metroland Local groups head...
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Nov 7th, 2023
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Steve Clark, Ontario’s former minister of municipal affairs and housing, speaks to journalists at Queen’s Park on Nov. 16, 2022.Chris Young/The Canadian Press From Barrie Today by Jack Hauen, November 1, 2023 Now-reversed changes were made at behest of Quinto Annibale, on behalf of Caledon golf...
Nov 4th, 2023
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Premier Doug Ford makes his way to meet with Toronto Mayor Olivia Chow at the Queens Park Legislature in Toronto on Monday, Oct. 30, 2023.Chris Young/The Canadian Press Premier told integrity commissioner he had ‘no recollection of meeting’ the developer, and said on Tuesday that he ‘can’t remember’ ...
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Nov 4th, 2023
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Ontario Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Paul Calandra announced Monday that the province was reversing planned changes to municipal boundaries. By Toronto Star Editorial Board Wednesday, October 25, 2023 The government’s latest policy reversal is an indictment of its chaotic approach on this f...
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Nov 4th, 2023
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We at STORM (Save The Oak Ridges Moraine Coalition) will be having the organization’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Saturday November 18, 2023 in the Sandford Community Centre just north of Uxbridge. As well as the usual business stuff we will present the accomplishments of the past year and ...
Oct 31st, 2023
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Letter to the Editor, October 29, 2023 Like proposed Bradford Bypass and 404-Highway 12 extensions, Highway 413 will destroy forests, wetlands, and imperil livelihoods of First Nations and farmers, says letter writer Doug Ford is sorry and wants to forever protect the Greenbelt? Then why is he still ...
Oct 22nd, 2023
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Margaret Prophet, the executive director of the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition, is shown in a file photo.Tyler Evans/OrilliaMatters From Barrie Today, by Margaret Prophet, 1 day ago. This is the third in a three-part series of guest columns from the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition leading up to ...
Oct 21st, 2023
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Paul Calandra, Ontario’s minister of municipal affairs and housing, this week introduced legislation to restore Greenbelt lands. Opposition leaders are wary of the abrupt change of heart by the government, which had proposed opening up 7,400 acres of protected lands to new housing. Richard Lautens / ...
Oct 18th, 2023
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Ontario Premier Doug Ford announces that he will be reversing his government’s decision to open the Greenbelt to developers during a press conference in Niagara Falls, Ont., Thursday, Sept. 21, 2023. The announcement comes after a second cabinet minister resigned in the wake of the Greenbelt controve...