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In Simcoe County
Dec 30th, 2009
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Update - since this report was written, the County has released a third presentation (Performance and Projections, now posted at the end), which contains the information on the IC&I waste. KHBy Kate Harries WaterWatchThe December 16 Simcoe County waste management strategy committee meeting heard two ...
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In Simcoe County
Dec 30th, 2009
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Bylaw delayed: Can’t trust MOE or county says Kramp By DOUGLAS GLYNN Midland Free PressMidland Council has delayed passing a bylaw that would allow Simcoe County to monitor leachate levels and provide for a contamination attenuation zone under Wilson Rd. near the North Simcoe transfer station. ...
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In Orillia
Dec 29th, 2009
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By NATHAN TAYLOR, Orillia Packet and Times Orillia cannot go the way of Toronto in terms of how it manages its waste, Coun. Maurice McMillan said. A member of the city’s waste management advisory committee (WMAC), McMillan said steps must be taken to reduce the amount of garbage going to the lo...
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In Agriculture
Dec 20th, 2009
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Martin Mittelstaedt Globe and MailTrent Hills, Ont. Friday, Dec. 18, 2009 Wendy Deavitt remembers the day in 2001 when she spotted her dream home in the country. At the end of a tree-dotted gravel driveway stood the farmhouse and adjacent horse barn that turned her fantasy about rural living into a r...
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In New Tecumseth
Dec 19th, 2009
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New Tecumseth Free Press OnlineAt the end of an otherwise uneventful final New Tecumseth council meeting of the year (tonight’s budget is working session), mayor Mike MacEachern made what he termed an “out of character” announcement regarding his intentions to seek a third term of o...
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In Innisfil
Dec 19th, 2009
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By Chris Simon Innisfil ScopeTwo of the town’s water servicing issues were on display for residents recently. Municipal staff hosted public information centres for the proposed Golf Haven water supply system, and Alcona’s Pump Station 3 wet well projects. Both projects are currently under...
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In Innisfil
Dec 19th, 2009
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By NICKI CRUICKSHANK Barrie ExaminerThanks for nothing. That was the feeling many Innisfil (soon to be Barrie) residents left with after last night’s city boundary open house. Cathy and John Adriaanse hate the thought of Barrie life, but they at least wanted some straight answers about what bei...
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In Simcoe County
Dec 19th, 2009
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By Kate Harries WaterWatchIn an interview with the Barrie Advance, Simcoe County Warden Cal Patterson says he’s perplexed that the County paid for the Dump Site 41 computer modelling but can’t have the information. “There must have been something in the contract that said the inform...
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In Simcoe County
Dec 19th, 2009
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Trina Berlo Wasaga Beach December 15 2009As Simcoe County’s new warden, Wasaga Beach Mayor Cal Patterson will see the county flag fly at town hall and his municipal flag will fly at the county administration centre in Midhurst.Wasaga Beach’s flag will fly at the County of Simcoe’s a...
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In Simcoe County
Dec 18th, 2009
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By Douglas Glynn Barrie ExaminerSimcoe County is going to court to challenge an order of Ontario’s Information and Privacy Commissioner. The county is seeking a judicial review of an IPC order directing it to “immediately take all steps, including legal proceedings if necessary” to ...