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In Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority
Dec 14th, 2009
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By Katharine ParsonsIt looks like Canada is being called the “Dirty Old Man” of climate change.  On December 17th , the day before COP15, I am going before the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority Board with Debbie Schaefer of Concerned citizens of King to try to talk them into not allowing the ...
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In Simcoe County
Dec 13th, 2009
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Toronto Star editorialQueen’s Park is obliged to pay close attention when one of its own top planners warns that a provincial strategy meant to reduce urban sprawl and protect the environment will, in fact, do the opposite. That’s what’s in store for the Simcoe region, north of the ...
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In Simcoe County
Dec 12th, 2009
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Key Ontario official warns his counterparts development along 400 could spiral out of control By Phinjo Gombu Toronto Star December 12 2009 A damning memo from Ontario’s senior planner paints a stark picture of unsustainable sprawl, congestion and skyrocketing infrastructure costs if the provin...
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In Uncategorized
Dec 12th, 2009
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By DOUGLAS GLYNN Barrie ExaminerSimcoe County has been issued an ultimatum by the office of Ontario’s Information and Privacy Commissioner to either comply by Dec. 18 with an order to obtain the Site 41 calibrated hydrogeological model from a county consultant or seek a judicial review of the I...
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In Simcoe County
Dec 12th, 2009
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Collingwood Enterprise Bulletin Editorial Tony Guergis did the right thing by stepping away from a fourth term as Simcoe County warden. The Springwater Township mayor had become a lightning rod in county politics, and as he admitted, a divisive one at that. By declining the warden nomination Tuesday,...
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In Simcoe County
Dec 11th, 2009
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By RAYMOND BOWE Collingwood Enterprise Bulletin  Three-term Simcoe County Warden Tony Guergis declined a nomination to attempt a fourth term, Tuesday, paving the way to Wasaga Beach Mayor Cal Patterson’s acclamation. Patterson said he was honoured to be the first warden from Wasaga Beach, but i...
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In Simcoe County
Dec 11th, 2009
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The following news release has been issued by the SDS41 groupSimcoe County to date has failed to complyELMVALE — The Information and Privacy Commissioner has issued an ultimatum to Simcoe County.The County, which has failed to comply with an August 21 IPC order, has two options.  Either Ø Compl...
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In Simcoe County
Dec 10th, 2009
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Changes at the County: Councillors select Patterson as WardenBy Miriam King Bradford West Gwillimbury TimesThe County of Simcoe elected a new Warden on December 8 – by acclamation. Current Warden Tony Guergis, after serving from 2007 to 2009, declined the nomination – leaving the position to Wasaga B...
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In Bradford West Gwillimbury
Dec 10th, 2009
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Open letter to Council, on Environment CommitteeAs a “Stop Dumpsite 41” supporter and a “Zero Waste” advocate, like James Leduc I am shocked that BWG Council voted down an Environmental Advisory Committee for BWG, 5 votes to 4. Mr. Leduc is right on with the present time being...
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In Council Watch
Dec 10th, 2009
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By PHINJO GOMBU Toronto Star A damning memo from Ontario’s senior planner paints a stark picture of unsustainable sprawl, congestion and skyrocketing infrastructure costs if the province proceeds with a controversial strategy to urbanize large swaths of Simcoe County north of the Greenbelt. The...