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Jun 23rd, 2022
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From the Ontario Federation of Agriculture After a campaign where candidates largely avoided discussing the environment, Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservatives won the 2022 Ontario election with a majority. During his victory speech, Ford reiterated his commitments to invest in new highway projects—in...
Jun 23rd, 2022
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From the Toronto Star, June 18, 2022 By Noor Javed Kate Hepworth lives in the Greenbelt. But by her own account, you wouldn’t know it. When she moved here years ago, she thought living in the Greenbelt would mean being surrounded by idyllic landscapes, quiet ravines and sprawling farmers’ fields. But...
Jun 21st, 2022
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Members and supporters of GASP — Grand(m)others Act to Save the Planet — including Pat McKee protested new proposed highways, including Highway 413 last year.  GRAHAM PAINE/METROLAND From the Toronto Star, June 14, 2022 By Mike Schreiner As Premier Doug Ford meets with his newly formed caucus, I ask ...
In Barrie
Jun 5th, 2022
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In her victory speech as MPP for York-Simcoe, Caroline Mulroney focused on the importance of the Bradford Bypass. | Rob Paul/BradfordToday From OrilliaMatters, June 3, 2022 By Rob Paul Progressive Conservative incumbent Caroline Mulroney has been re-elected as MPP for York-Simcoe. Mulroney, who just ...
Jun 4th, 2022
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STATEMENT FROM: Forbid Roads Over Greenspaces (FROGS), Concerned Citizens of King Township, Bradford Womens+ Group, Stop the Bradford Bypass, Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition, SImcoe County Greenbelt Coalition, AWARE Simcoe First, we’d like to congratulate and thank all of the candidates in our area that...
Jun 1st, 2022
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“With the Highway 407 owners $1 billion in hock to Ontario, surely this was an opening for Premier Ford to win something back for beleaguered commuters,” writes Linda McQuaig.  RAMON FERREIRA PHOTO ILLUSTARION From the Toronto Star, May 30, 2022 By Linda McQuaig Looking for someone to wrestle the pro...
May 30th, 2022
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Bradford Bypass signs along Highway 400 vanadalized. | Natasha Philpott/BradfordToday From BarrieToday, May 27, 2022 By Natasha Philpott If you were driving on Highway 400 near Bradford on Thursday, you would have noticed the ‘Future Home of the Bradford Bypass’ signs erected in between C...
May 30th, 2022
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Clockwise from top left: Brian Saunderson for the PCs, Keith Nunn for the NDP, Ted Crysler for the Liberals, and Allan Kuhn for the Greens. | Contributed photo From BarrieToday, May 28, 2022 We asked the four main provincial candidates in Simcoe-Grey a series of six questions via email. The following...
May 27th, 2022
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Four major parties are vying to lead Ontario in the June 2 election. | CITYNEWS/Craig Wadman From the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition By Margaret Prophet I often hear people say, “I’m not a political person.” I’m always baffled a little bit by that statement, though, because...
In Barrie
May 25th, 2022
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Bessie and Joe Ditta say goodbye to their income property/workshop last week after the government expropriated the property for the building of the Bradford Bypass. From OrilliaMatters, May 24, 2022 By Natasha Philpott A Bradford couple says they feel “violated” and frustrated after their income prop...