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In Essa
Dec 4th, 2009
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By Kate Harries WaterWatchComments made by Leesa Turnbull, the wife of Essa Mayor David Guergis, are “inappropriate and unjust,” the township’s manager of planning and development says in a report received by council on Wednesday.Colleen Healey was responding to a strongly worded attack by Turnbull s...
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In Innisfil
Dec 4th, 2009
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By Chris Simon Innisfil Scope December 2 2009Innisfil council will have to significantly reduce its planned spending over the next few years, or the municipality risks running out of debt capacity by 2012, according to a report from a town consultant. Town planning consultant Craig Binning presented ...
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In Collingwood
Dec 4th, 2009
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Collingwood Enterprise BulletinOn Monday, NVCA chief administrative officer Wayne Wilson and NVCA chair Walter Benotto presented a municipal streamlining agreement to councillors, noting it would made the development process easier for the NVCA, municipalities, and developers. Wilson said it would be...
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In Simcoe County
Dec 4th, 2009
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By Kate Harries WaterWatchShould Simcoe County Warden Tony Guergis have accompanied Deputy Clerk Brenda Clark for the counting of the secret ballots in the election of the chair of the new waste management strategy steering committee?No, says Ann Truyens, one of several SDS41 group members in the pub...
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In Innisfil
Dec 4th, 2009
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By Chris Simon Innisfil ScopeMunicipal staff may be asked to investigate water quality on properties near a former gravel pit, if a town councillor gets his way. Councillor Dan Davidson introduced a motion calling on staff to investigate water concerns on private properties surrounding a townowned fo...
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In Simcoe County
Dec 3rd, 2009
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New Tecumseth Free Press OnlineAt a special committee of the whole County council meeting this morning in Midhurst, the mayors of Barrie and Orillia made rare appearances as guests seated on the chamber floor, listening as their upper tier colleagues peppered an Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs ...
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In Simcoe County
Dec 3rd, 2009
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By Douglas Glynns Barrie ExaminerMIDLAND — The Crown has stayed the charges against 16 of the 18 people arrested in connection with the protest against dump Site 41 last summer. Michael Cantlon, acting crown attorney for Simcoe County, told Justice Robert Main yesterday that the charges against the o...
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In Simcoe County
Dec 3rd, 2009
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The following news release was issued by the SDS41 groupMIDLAND — Charges of mischief against two elderly activists who were part of a peaceful protest against a dump site near Elmvale, close to the shores of Georgian Bay, were dropped in Superior court here this morning.Charges of mischief – a...
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In Simcoe County
Dec 3rd, 2009
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All is fair in love and politicsLetter to the Editor Collingwood ConnectionAll is fair in love and politics… well brotherly love anyway, as Essa Mayor David Guergis got caught campaigning “American style-take-no-prisoners” in a round of telephone calls last week.Supporting his broth...
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In Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority
Dec 3rd, 2009
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Barrie, Innisfil boundary battle to save New Tecumseth money in 2010New Tecumseth Free Press OnlineWhen the fight between the City of Barrie’s desire to grab thousands of acres from Innisfil, and that Town’s efforts to resist them moved to the due diligence stage, one of the key discoveri...