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Dec 17th, 2022
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The Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition  explores the issues history and concerns about the Bradford Bypass. Infographic on the high cost of sprawl. Credit: Smart Prosperity Institute. Visit the SCGC website and read about it here...
Dec 14th, 2022
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Trudeau said the four projects — which will be located in British Columbia, the Northwest Territories, northern Ontario and Nunavut — will be developed in partnership with the communities in question Morgan Lowrie, The Canadian Press From MidlandToday, Dec 11, 2022 Photo, Paul Chiasson MONTREAL — Ott...
Dec 13th, 2022
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‘Are you that person of integrity who still believes what you publicly declared in that 2018 debate, who worked to convince Ford to abandon his plan, or are you on the side of greed, urban sprawl and development?’ writer asks Letter to the Editor, OrilliaMatters, Dec 8, 2022 Dear Ms. Dunl...
Dec 12th, 2022
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Columnist offers seven lessons about the importance of the Oro Moraine in effort to educate ‘thick-headed’ premier and his ‘bevy of bobble-head MPPs’ David Hawke in OrilliaMatters I could easily fire off another tirade about the sad state of our environmental affairs in Ontari...
Dec 12th, 2022
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‘Once again you are not hearing the cacophony of voices begging you to cancel Bill 23,’ says letter writer Letter to the Editor Dec 9, 2022 Kevin Lamb for BarrieToday Mr. Ford, you always boast you listen to the people. Please tell me how many people and organizations, clubs, etc., demand...
Dec 12th, 2022
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‘If we lose it, it will not come back,’ says Bob Bowles; Oro Moraine about 35,000 acres in size, extending 21 kilometres from Orillia west to Highway 400 past Craighurst from OrilliaToday,Bob Bruton, Dec11,2022 A crash course on the Oro Moraine’s history, and its precarious future, were t...
Dec 9th, 2022
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‘Doug Ford, man of the people,’ is a lie – just as his promise to protect the Greenbelt was a lie,’ letter writer laments Letter to the Editor, from OrilliaMatters, Dec 6, 2022 Photo: Maija Hoggett/TimminsToday What happened to ‘For the People?’Five years after Ford took...
Dec 9th, 2022
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‘Community members … will no longer be able to participate in or challenge decisions that affect their own neighbourhoods,’ warns letter writer Letter to the Editor from MidlandToday, Nov 15, 2022 Map showing Ontario’s Greenbelt.Image courtesy of the Greenbelt Foundation The F...
Dec 8th, 2022
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‘Democracy is being bled to death,’ says letter writer Letter to the Editor, Nov 18, 2022 From OrilliaMatters Stock photo:Donatello Trisolino via Pexels Probably most Ontarians, especially those near the GTA, know about Bill 23 and are aware that it will remove any input on development by...
Dec 8th, 2022
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‘All climate change predictions show that we need to put more, not fewer, resources into our cities’ infrastructure to head off the worst effects from extreme weather conditions,’ says Living Green Barrie official Letter to the Editor, BarrieToday Dec 7, 2022  file photo.Natasha Philpott/...