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Cannington organizations and Sunderland resident recognized for environmental efforts

Group photo of LSRCA award winners

Two Cannington organizations and a resident of Sunderland were recognized by the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) this week for their dedication to the environment. At its 37th annual Conservation Awards ceremony on Tuesday (Oct. 16), the LSRCA paid tribute to 23 individuals, businesses and groups who are working in their communities to improve the environment. Among the winners

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Appeal filed against council’s decision to allow more homes in Sunderland subdivision

Sunderland residents have once again banded together to appeal a council decision regarding a controversial development in the village.

Township staff have received notice of the appeal from the law firm of Davies Howe on behalf of the Jay Yerema-Weafer (a candidate for regional councillor) and the ‘Concerned Citizens of Sunderland’ regarding a zoning amendment granted to the Katilin Corporation last month. The matter will be heard by LPAT (formerly known as the Ontario Municipal Board or OMB).

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Accessibility Advisory Committee recognizes risks of removing sidewalks in Brock

St. John Street sidewalk

In response to the Township’s original plan to remove more than three kilometres of sidewalks in Brock this year, the Accessibility Advisory Committee says there is risk in doing so if it means forcing pedestrians to walk on the road. After the proposal to remove three kilometres of sidewalks in Brock came to Council in March, the decision was deferred

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Controversial Sunderland subdivision back in the spotlight on Monday

Township council is set to deal with a pair of issues Monday (Aug. 13) pertaining to a controversial subdivision in Sunderland. Despite numerous concerns raised by residents, local politicians approved a zoning amendment last October that would allow 61 more homes in the property being developed by the Kaitlin Corporation adjacent to the village’s fairgrounds. A bylaw bringing that change

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Police clarify circumstances of the rescue of two people from submerged car

The DRPS has issued a correction to its account of a single-vehicle accident on Regional Road 13 Sunday (July 29) night and the dramatic rescue that followed.

While the initial press release issued by police noted that the driver and lone occupant of the vehicle — who has also been charged in relation to the accident — escaped prior to the arrival of officers, the story has now changed considerably.

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