• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

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Feb 21st, 2021
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From Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition Lake Simcoe is stressed by phosphorus loads, climate change, and invasive species. The Lake Simcoe Protection Plan (LSPP) addresses these issues and lays out regulations, monitoring, and outreach strategies to address these stressors. If implemented, the LSPP would p...
Jan 23rd, 2021
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It’s time to protect the world’s purest water again – Attend this meeting, virtually! AWARE News Network The following is part of the agenda of the meeting next Tuesday January 26 of Tiny Township Council. Note the letter from Drs. William Shotyk and Michael Powell outlining the res...
Jan 20th, 2021
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Freele Tract From Friends of Simcoe Forests This pertains to the Springwater Township Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) matter which the County of Simcoe appealed to LPAT as a result of the Township’s failure to make a decision on its Official Plan and Zoning by-laws to establish the Environmenta...
Jan 20th, 2021
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Sideroad 26/27 SAVE Escarpment Wetlands, SAVE County Road 91 From the Blue Mountain Watershed Trust Foundation One of our popular inter-county roads is on the chopping block. The proposed replacement is a seasonal sideroad with a 14% grade that traverses delicate Niagara Escarpment wetlands. Walker A...
Jan 11th, 2021
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What’s next after the gutting of Conservation Authorities? From Ontario Nature Protecting Ontario’s Environmental Future Webinar January 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Free On December 8th, the Ontario government passed a new law which seriously weakened Conservation Authorities, allowing the province ...
Nov 25th, 2020
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Ontario Biosphere Reserve project The Ontario Land Trust Alliance’s Climate Action Program – Virtual Recognition Event News release from the Ontario Land Trust Alliance On Friday, November 27th at 10:00 AM, Belinda Karahalios, MPP for Waterloo Wellington Dufferin region will be at the Ontario Land Tr...
Nov 23rd, 2020
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From Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition Wednesday November 25 – 7-8 pm webinar Video and presentation by Claire Malcolmson, Executive Director, Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition Development is the biggest growing threat to Lake Simcoe. Learn how development affects the lake, and what the Lake Simcoe Prote...
Nov 20th, 2020
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Mike Schreiner (Leader of the Ontario Green Party), Mitzie Hunter (Liberal) and Peggy Sattler (NDP). From Unlock Democracy Canada  The Ontario government has made it clear that they’ll do anything in their power to crush municipal democratic reform, without consulting anybody. So the question i...
Nov 20th, 2020
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Orbit MZO, Yes or No? Residents to stand up for environment and democratic planning principles at County Council meeting News release from Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition On Tuesday November 24th Simcoe County Council will hear a request from the Town of Innisfil to support, or not, the use of a Ministe...
Nov 14th, 2020
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Ontario Premier Doug Ford From the Canadian Environmental Law Association  CELA will be hosting a webinar in partnership with Environmental Defence and Ontario Nature on Tuesday, Nov 17th at 7pm about the proposed changes to the Conservation Authorities Act and to the conservation authorities’ role i...