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<b>LETTER:</b> Group 'alarmed' at province's flurry of MZOs

LETTER: Group 'alarmed' at province's flurry of MZOs

Sustainable Orillia president says Ford regime 'insults the integrity' of municipal councils, civic workers and conservation authorities
<b>LETTER:</b> Province admonished over 'neutering' of conservation authorities

LETTER: Province admonished over 'neutering' of conservation authorities

Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition executive director pushes for several measures, such as the province not granting MZOs for projects on significant wetlands
<b>LETTER:</b> Reader opines why some public institutions should never fall into private hands

LETTER: Reader opines why some public institutions should never fall into private hands

'Despite the vital role of the private sector, essential services such as LTC, health care, child care, electricity, and education must remain not-for-profit and under public control,' says Reinio
<b>LETTER:</b> Reader concerned about province's 'wrecking-ball approach' to conservation authorities

LETTER: Reader concerned about province's 'wrecking-ball approach' to conservation authorities

'Conservation authorities have been the voice of wildlife here in Ontario for over eight decades,' says Barrie resident
<b>LETTER:</b> Reduce city police budget and spread cash around, groups say

LETTER: Reduce city police budget and spread cash around, groups say

Engage Barrie and Just Recovery Simcoe call for measures such as making city more pedestrian-friendly, growing community gardens, and job creation
<b>LETTER:</b> Council needs to reconsider multi-tower 'monstrosity'

LETTER: Council needs to reconsider multi-tower 'monstrosity'

'It is really not necessary, and certainly not desirable, to have every piece of vacant property covered in concrete,' says Barrie residents
<b>LETTER:</b> Conservation authority says provincial concessions 'don't go nearly far enough'

LETTER: Conservation authority says provincial concessions 'don't go nearly far enough'

'We’re down to the wire and our board and staff stand firm on our call to the province to remove Schedule 6 from Bill 229,' says Wayne Emmerson
<b>LETTER:</b> Tower development would 'destroy' our beautiful waterfront, says reader

LETTER: Tower development would 'destroy' our beautiful waterfront, says reader

'Should you allow this developer to build monstrous skyscrapers of 46, 39, 36, and 25 storeys, it would block out the afternoon sunshine from the lakeshore area,' says Barrie resident
<b>LETTER:</b> Authorities need to do better job policing noise complaints, says reader

LETTER: Authorities need to do better job policing noise complaints, says reader

'A simple administrative review would give residents peace of mind,' says Barrie resident
<b>LETTER:</b> Reader urges council to sharply reduce tower proposal's height

LETTER: Reader urges council to sharply reduce tower proposal's height

'We need to develop responsibly with the vision to protect our waterfront,' says Barrie resident