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Apr 21st, 2022
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The Earth Day rally will be at MPP Caroline Mulroney’s office | Patrick Bales for NewmarketToday Simcoe County – Local community advocates from across Simcoe County and York Region will be gathering outside of MPP Mulroney’s constituency office on Saturday, April 23rd to demand that Mulro...
Apr 21st, 2022
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From Environmental Defence By Lana Goldberg, Program Manager, Ontario Climate A new freedom of information request reported in the Toronto Star1 has uncovered secret documents showing that the Ontario government deliberately chose a route for Highway 413 that would cause “maximum incursions” into the...
In Barrie
Apr 14th, 2022
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Rally April 2022 From 1:00 to 2:30 pm, Caroline Mulroney's office 45 Grist Mill Rd. Holland Landing...
In Barrie
Apr 5th, 2022
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Bradford – This morning the province announced that it is awarding a contractor for the early works construction for the Bradford Bypass.  These early works are allowed to begin before studies are completed thanks to an exemption the province gave itself last October. Mulroney announced that co...
In Barrie
Mar 28th, 2022
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Lake Simcoe is shown in a file photo. Simcoe County – Last week, the provincial government announced that it would be further consulting about a potential Greenbelt expansion; however, the proposed areas were limited only to publicly owned land surrounding some urban river valleys in the GTA mo...
Mar 28th, 2022
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Huron Natural Area, meadow habitat © Joshua Shea, City of Kitchener From Ontario Nature, March 23, 2022 By Jackie Ho Ontario Nature is pleased to announce that five municipalities and two conservation authorities in southern Ontario have had lands recognized as contributing to Canada’s target of prot...
In Barrie
Mar 16th, 2022
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Premier Doug Ford was in Bradford earlier this year announcing the official green-light for the Bradford Bypass. File Photo Dangerous precedent for federal decision-making at core of concerns Bradford, Ontario, Traditional territories of several First Nations including the Wendake-Nionwentsïo, Anishi...
Mar 8th, 2022
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Help us save Grace and her other shelled friends in Haliburton county. All turtles in Haliburton county are at risk due to insufficient wetland protection. Help us ensure this township employs controls to protect our heritage from now and to forever! TO DONATE TO US please do so directly through our ...
Mar 1st, 2022
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Impacts on residents, drinking water, climate targets, and farmland need to be considered as part of highway reviews Simcoe County, Ont. – New research maps released by Gravel Watch Ontario, Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition and Environmental Defence suggest that the massive amounts of aggregates nee...
In Barrie
Mar 1st, 2022
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Wetlands, such as this one in the Copeland Forest, are a vital part of the ecosystem in Southern Ontario, says letter writer. | Doug Varty Photo From OrilliaMatters, February 28, 2022 A Letter to the Editor I have been following the number of articles and letters that have appeared in OrilliaMatters ...