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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...
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In Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority
Dec 3rd, 2009
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By Matthew Talbot Alliston Herald November 30 2009The development of a Canadian Tire in Angus could be stalled until at least January over a technicality and some misplaced documents. The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) has filed an Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) appeal, objecting to ...
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In Simcoe County
Dec 3rd, 2009
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BY Bruce Hain Alliston Herald  Innisfil’s deputy mayor has been elected by his peers at county council to chair an important committee.Gord Wauchope will lead the County of Simcoe’s new Solid Waste Management Strategy Steering Committee in the aftermath of the Site 41 debacle earlier this year.Local,...
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In Simcoe County
Dec 3rd, 2009
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By Laurie Watt Collingwood ConnectionEssa Mayor David Guergis got caught in a round of the classic children’s game of telephone last week.In an effort to support his brother’s re-election for a fourth year as Simcoe County warden, Guergis admitted he didn’t check his facts and spread misinformation a...
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In Simcoe County
Dec 2nd, 2009
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Barrie ExaminerMIDLAND — One of the 18 people facing mischief charges in relation to last summer’s Site 41 protest is in hospital after suffering a stroke. Ina Wood, 76, and her husband, Keith, were the first two people to be charged by provincial police at the landfill, located north of ...
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In Simcoe County
Dec 2nd, 2009
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By Laurie Watt Barrie AdvanceThe stench of Site 41 continues to cloud Simcoe County’s image and fill county councillors’ inboxes, some county councillors say.Tiny Township Mayor Peggy Breckenridge told her council colleagues she received 30 e-mails one day asking about what winterization of the Conc....
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In Simcoe County
Nov 30th, 2009
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By Travis Mealing  Midland MirrorMIDLAND – A Midland social activist and three women who helped stop a controversial Tiny Township landfill received the YMCA Peace Medallion last week in recognition of their efforts.“I’m both honoured and quite humbled,” Gord McKay said after receiving the award Nov....
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In Bradford West Gwillimbury
Nov 29th, 2009
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Waste Strategies… Calling for Zero Waste in Simcoe Co. By Miriam King Bradford West Gwillimbury Times November 26 2009With construction of the Site 41 dump halted and only 10 years of landfill capacity remaining, the question is – how will the County deal with solid waste? Andrea Matrosov...
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In Simcoe County
Nov 28th, 2009
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By Anne Ritchie-Nahuis WaterWatchEarlier this week I attended the Ontario Federation of Agriculture annual convention as a delegate of the Simcoe County Federation of Agriculture, I made a point of talking to Agriculture Minister Leona Dombrowsky, who was the guest speaker. Many of you will remember ...