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In Simcoe County
Oct 30th, 2009
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By Kate Harries WaterWatch October 27, 2009Giant signs, calling for revocation of the Dump Site 41 Certificate of Approval and proper restoration of the site, greeted Simcoe County councillors and employees this morning.As councillors entered the building, they were engaged by SDS41 supporters urging...
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In Simcoe County
Oct 30th, 2009
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County to consult on trash issue By Raymond Bowe Barrie Examiner October 28, 2009Simcoe County is ratcheting up the pressure in how it deals with trash. The county has hired Stantec Consulting to develop long-term ways to handle garbage, one of the most contentious issues for councillors in recent mo...
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In Simcoe County
Oct 30th, 2009
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By Raymond Bowe Barrie Examiner October 28 2009,As a handful of people outside held a banner urging Simcoe County politicians to have Site 41’s certificate of approval from the province revoked, councillors discussed the next steps for the controversial landfill. The landfill, which had been un...
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In Clearview
Oct 30th, 2009
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By Michael Gennings Alliston Herald October 27 2009 Representatives with a grassroots group calling itself Zero Waste Simcoe were before Clearview Township council last Monday night, urging local elected officials to implement stringent new waste management practices that will help the environment. S...
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In Collingwood
Oct 30th, 2009
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By Morgan Ian Adams  Collingwood Enterprise Bulletin October 27, 2009COLLINGWOOD — Simcoe County council’s decision to spend $250,000 on a communications consultant came out of an overall inability to get out good news stories about what the county is doing, not just the controversy of Site 41,...
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In Simcoe County
Oct 30th, 2009
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New Tecumseth Free Press Online October 27, 2009The mayor of Wasaga Beach announced this morning he will seek the position of Simcoe County Warden when elections are held at the December 8 inaugural meeting.Cal Patterson ran and lost last December to three time incumbent Tony Guergis, mayor of Spring...
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In Simcoe County
Oct 30th, 2009
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By Shawn Giilck Collingwood Enterprise Bulletin  October 28, 2009WASAGA BEACH – After a difficult year, Simcoe County may not quite qualify as an asylum, but Cal Patterson wants to be its warden anyway in a bid to bring it back to “respectability.” Patterson narrowly lost to incumbent warden Tony Gue...
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In Innisfil
Oct 29th, 2009
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Comment by Chris Simon Innisfil Scope Imagine finding out that your well, which has been in use for decades, is producing unsafe drinking water. It’s a situation that a significant percentage of residents living in the Big Cedar Point area have been facing since 2005. At that time, the town con...
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In Simcoe County
Oct 22nd, 2009
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Alliston Herald October 21 2009Need changeWith the demise of Site 41, citizens of Simcoe County should take heart. It took a lot to reverse a decision to put a dump on top of a major aquifer, but it was finally accomplished.It also puts the lie to citizen apathy.People do care and will get involved w...
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In Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority
Oct 22nd, 2009
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By Richard Blanchard Innisfil ScopeA motion proposed by Essa mayor Dave Guergis to dissolve the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority never made it to a vote recently.With the township council chambers packed with residents, Guergis asked for the motion to be withdrawn.Instead, he presented a mot...