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In Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority
Nov 26th, 2009
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By Kate Harries WaterWatchEssa’s committee of adjustment is reconsidering a severance it approved for Leesa Turnbull, the wife of Mayor David Guergis, on a Mill St. property she wants to sell to Canadian Tire.That’s because a letter from the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority objecting to Turn...
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In Simcoe County
Nov 26th, 2009
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‘Rant’ New Tecumseth Free Press OnlineSimcoe County’s roots as an organized territory, reach back to 1843, when 19 townships, including Adjala, Essa, Innisfil, Tecumseth and Tosorontio, and the islands in Lakes Huron and Simcoe were proclaimed a District. In 1845 Simcoe District gre...
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In Simcoe County
Nov 25th, 2009
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By Kate Harries WaterWatchPublic representatives were slapped down at the first meeting of the new waste strategy steering committee as county councillors demonstrated that they don’t intend to yield any authority on the advisory body.There are 10 voting members on the committee – five from council a...
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In Simcoe County
Nov 24th, 2009
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By Kate Harries WaterWatch Another Simcoe County meeting, another outburst from Adjala-Tosorontio Deputy Mayor Doug Little attacking the campaign to get the Site 41 Certificate of Approval revoked.Little told county council that the supporters are “tiresome,” he’s “frustrated,” he doesn’t want staff ...
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In Simcoe County
Nov 23rd, 2009
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By Nicole Million Midland MirrorMIDLAND – Opponents who stopped controversial plans to build a Simcoe County dumpsite have secured one more small victory.Supporters of the “Stop Dump Site 41” movement gathered at Queen’s Park on Nov. 19 to rally in support of Bill 32, a private member’s bill put forw...
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In Simcoe County
Nov 23rd, 2009
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Site 41 resistance seeks revocation of environmental permitby Dan Kellar The Dominion November 20 2009The Dominion – http://www.dominionpaper.caWATERLOO, ON—The “People’s Fire” has been allowed to burn to ashes at the 150-day-old protest camp on 2nd Concession Road in Simcoe County, across from...
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In Simcoe County
Nov 20th, 2009
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By Douglas Glynn Sun MediaTORONTO – Simcoe North MPP Garfield Dunlop’s private member’s bill aimed at revoking the certificate of approval for dump Site 41 passed second reading in the legislature yesterday by a vote of 40 to 11. In a move that surprised many observers, a number of Liberals voted for...
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In Simcoe County
Nov 20th, 2009
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News release from Garfield Dunlop(Queen’s Park) –Today the provincial legislature passed second reading of Simcoe North MPP Garfield Dunlop’s private member’s bill, Bill 32, Disposal Site 41 in the Township of Tiny Act, 2008. The House voted 40 to11 to approve second reading of the bill.  “I am very ...
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In Simcoe County
Nov 20th, 2009
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By Kate Harries WaterWatchWe did it!Simcoe North MPP Garfield Dunlop’s Bill 32 passed second reading in the Ontario legislature this afternoon.It’s a bill that calls for revocation of the Certificate of Approval for Dump Site 41.Dunlop was supported by his Progressive Conservative colleag...
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In Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority
Nov 19th, 2009
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New Tecumseth Free Press OnlineThe public expression of support from New Tecumseth comes after the fact since Essa mayor David Guergis has since abandoned his efforts to push dissolution of the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA). Mr. Guergis’ aborted mission isn’t without it...