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Progress report, August 5, 2015 (3 minute video)  QuickTime
Aerial video of Lake Simcoe Friday Harbour proposed Marina and Golf Course.
Friday Harbour pictures
Public Meeting on Friday Harbour, Zoning By-Law Changes No. 029-05  Adobe Acrobat
Location: Council Chambers, 2101 Innisfil Beach Road. Wednesday, June 3, 2015. Everyone welcome!
Friday Harbour pictures
Progress report, July 14, 2014 (2 minute video)  QuickTime
Progress report, August 15, 2013 (3 minute video)  QuickTime
Aerial video of Lake Simcoe Friday Harbour proposed Marina and Golf Course.
SLAPP
Ontario government files SLAPP suit legislation
The Star: Ontario must ban SLAPP suits to protect free speech.  Adobe Acrobat   November 8, 2013
The Star: Nuisance lawsuits targeted by Ontario government.  Adobe Acrobat   June 4, 2013
Globe and Mail: Ontario cracks down on spurious lawsuits.  Adobe Acrobat   June 3, 2013
Big Bay Point Marina To view 2 minute video on sale public shoreline to developer of Big Bay Point Marina, click here.  QuickTime
June 16, 2012
June 13, 2012 - Press release from Environmental Defence on sale of public properties at Big Bay Point Marina project  
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Big Bay Point Marina
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Big Bay Point Marina Video (3 minutes).
  QuickTime
November 11, 2010
Slideshow of tree cutting and site clearing
at Big Bay Point Marina.
  QuickTime
February 12, 2010
Sales Video for Friday Habour  QuickTime
November, 2012
equipment removed
The ConDrain Group who were servicing the Big Bay Point Marina site removed all its equipment and signs on July 17, 2012.
tree cutting ad
STILL NO MOVEMENT. Crate's Landing condominium development on the shores of Lake Simcoe in Keswick has still not begun construction. It has been plagued with financial setbacks and other issues. The project was first announced eight years ago.
Latest News Releases
° News Release - Massive Boathouse plan prompts emergency bylaw control plan Adobe Acrobat
Simcoe.com  -  August 18, 2016
° New Shoreline By-Law Adobe Acrobat
innisfil.ca  -  August 9, 2016
° FDA News Letter Adobe Acrobat
innisfilaction.com  -  August 2, 2016
° How high's the water Lake Simcoe? Adobe Acrobat
LakeSimcoeLiving.com  -  August 3, 2016
° How to co-exist with Canada geese. Adobe Acrobat
LakeSimcoeLiving.com  -  July 4, 2016
° InnPower asks Innisfil for $8 million to cure cash flow crisis. Adobe Acrobat
Simcoe.com  -  May 26, 2016
° Will $58 million loan bring jobs to Innisfil? Adobe Acrobat
BarrieToday.com  -  May 25, 2016
° Rescue Lake Simcoe hopes Innisfil bans corporate election donations. Adobe Acrobat
Simcoe.com  -  April 6, 2016
° Developer donations influence local election outcomes, study finds. Adobe Acrobat
TheStar.com   -  April 5, 2016
° Innisfil ponders water/sewage partnership Adobe Acrobat
Barrie Examiner   -  December 16, 2015
Congratulations, Premier McGuinty
° Potential Strawberry Island Development? Adobe Acrobat
Lake Simcoe Living  -  November 30, 2015
° Anti-SLAPP law reminder of fight to build Innisfil's Friday Harbour Adobe Acrobat
Simcoe.com  -  November 12, 2015
° Innisfil’s Power Couple Adobe Acrobat
Our Innisfil  -  September 27, 2015
° DG Group’s wetland destruction application fails “Conservation of Land” test Adobe Acrobat
North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance  -  September 14, 2015
° Massive marina at Friday Harbour nearly complete Adobe Acrobat
CTV news  -  August 5, 2015
° LSRCA’s justification for secrecy is all smoke and mirrors  Adobe Acrobat
North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance   -  July 31, 2015
° Man airlifted to Toronto hospital after being struck in Innisfil Adobe Acrobat
Barrie Examiner   -  July 13, 2015
° Georgina Council: Support democratic decision making  Adobe Acrobat
North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance   -  July 13, 2015
° You Thought Transit Was Expensive? Introducing, “InnServices”  Adobe Acrobat
Innisfil Connex  -  June 21, 2015
° Tell LSRCA to open the doors on its secret decision making  Adobe Acrobat
North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance   -  June 19, 2015
° Innisfil shoreline development on hold while town adds teeth to Lake Simcoe protection policies Adobe Acrobat
Simcoe.com  -  June 9, 2015
° LSRCA decision explanation raises many questions Adobe Acrobat
North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance   -  May 1, 2015
° DG Group (Metrus) seeks $200,000 from R-H Naturalist Adobe Acrobat
Richmond Hill Naturalists   -  April 23, 2015
° Metrus tries to pull a fast one Adobe Acrobat
North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance   -  April 22, 2015
° Innisfil mayor flip flops on corporate campaign donation promise Adobe Acrobat
Simcoe.com  -  April 6, 2015
° Georgina Council calls for wetland protection Adobe Acrobat
North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance   -  March 5, 2015
° Work on Friday Harbour Resort in Innisfil set to begin Adobe Acrobat
Barrie Examiner   -  February 19, 2015
° New construction plan sets quicker course for Innisfil's Friday Harbours Adobe Acrobat
Simcoe.com  -  February 19, 2015
° Housing development proposed for Aurora's Highland Gate Golf Club land  Adobe Acrobat
yorkregion.com  -  December 23, 2014
° Votes for Change Wash Over Lake Simcoe Watershed Adobe Acrobat
Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition   -  October 30, 2014
° Innisfil sewage spill won’t harm lake, wastewater manager says Adobe Acrobat
Innisfil Journal   -  October 29, 2014
° You're a Watershed Hero! Adobe Acrobat
Lake Simcoe Region conservation authority   -  October 9, 2014
° LSRCA staff recommend keeping the door open to wetland development. Adobe Acrobat
North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance   -  October 6, 2014
° Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition releases Campaign Fairness survey. Adobe Acrobat
Innisfil Journal   -  September 26, 2014
° The real story behind the Maple Lake Estates Loophole. Adobe Acrobat
North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance   -  September 15, 2014
° COLUMN: New residential development needs to be environmentally friendly. Adobe Acrobat
Barrie Examiner   -  September 12, 2014
° Georgina Town Council still determined to ignore the law. Adobe Acrobat
North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance   -  September 5, 2014
° The Town of Georgina must obey the law. Adobe Acrobat
North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance   -  August 26, 2014
° Factsheet For Voters Adobe Acrobat
Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition   -  August 25, 2014
   
 
Previously in the news:
 
Ministry of the Environment - Protecting Lake Simcoe
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Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority's Board Meeting - February 26, 2010
Agenda  Adobe Acrobat
Deputation: IDA_EnviroDefence  Adobe Acrobat
Deputation: Town of Innisfil  Adobe Acrobat
Deputation: Kimvar  Adobe Acrobat
Staff Report - 08-10-BOD  Adobe Acrobat
 
Lake Simcoe Mega-Marina
Lake Simcoe Groups Unite
CLOSER TO REALITY
Provincial approval of Big Bay Point in mere days
dismays environmental groups
Toronto, June 18, 2007 – The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing is about to approve a proposal for a 1,000 slip marina for Lake Simcoe,a project having significant environmental impact and about which environmental and community organizations have been protesting for months.The Big Bay Point development calls for 1,600 resort units (fractional ownership),400 hotel units,a 1,000 slip marina on a man-made bay,and an 18-hole golf course.The marina would be one of the largest inland marinas in the country.
Read more... Adobe Acrobat
Point of contention
Point of contention
Plan for massive resort project on Lake Simcoe splits community and makes lots of work for lawyers
It's summertime and the livin' is easy at Big Bay Point, snug on the southwest shore of Lake Simcoe.
All appears peaceful, from gulls wheeling across a cobalt sky to ducks herding their fuzzy youngsters over glass-smooth waters.
Read more... Adobe Acrobat
 
TheStar.com
Jun 02, 2007
Gail Swainson
Real Estate Reporter
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