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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...
In Barrie
May 14th, 2022
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This is an area near the Holland River, just below Cooks Bay. The orange stakes indicate an archeological survey. | Supplied Photo From BarrieToday, May 10, 2022 By Jeff Monague In 1812, the Ogemaawag (Oh-geh-maw-whag) Chiefs of the Anishinaabeg (Ah-nish-in-aw-behg) Ojibwe, along with their warriors ...
In Barrie
Apr 26th, 2022
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Demonstrators gathered in front of Minister of Transportation Caroline Mulroney’s office in Holland Landing to protest the Bradford Bypass and Highway 413. | Rob Paul From BarrieToday, April 25, 2022 By Rob Paul More than 50 people gathered in front of Minister of Transportation Caroline Mulron...
In Barrie
Apr 25th, 2022
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Local groups say highways, sprawl & undemocratic MZOs are shortsighted Holland Landing – A crowd of York Region and Simcoe County residents gathered in front of MPP Mulroney’s office for the third time in a year to demand that destructive projects such as the 413 and Bradford Bypass should ...
Apr 22nd, 2022
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 Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks David Piccini was in Bradford Wednesday morning to announce the government’s commitment of $24M over the next three years to the recycling facility project | Natasha Philpott/BradfordToday On April 20th Transportation Minister Caroline Mulroney a...