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Reports on Council: 2007-2010

Council Reports: May 26, 2008

REPORT ON COUNCIL
May 26, 2008 Committee of the Whole Meeting: 9:02 am – 12:38 p.m. and 1:10 p.m. – 3:56 p.m.
Regular Evening Meeting: 7:00 p.m. – 7:16 p.m.
All Members of Council present. CONFIDENTIAL / CLOSED SESSION: 1:10 p.m. – 3:53 p.m. HISTORICAL DESIGNATION FOR CONCESSION 2 RAILWAY BRIDGE? At the [more]
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Reports on Council: 2007-2010

Council Reports: May 12, 2008

REPORT ON COUNCIL
May 12, 2008
Committee of the Whole Meeting: 9:01 a.m. – 12:40 p.m. and 1:03 p.m. – 3:58 p.m.
Regular Evening Meeting: 7:00 p.m. – 8:47 p.m.
All Members of Council present during Committee of the Whole. Mayor Breckenridge absent during the Regular Evening Meeting. CONFIDENTIAL / CLOSED SESSION: 12:15 p.m. [more]
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Tiny Cottager Articles

Ghost Towns of Tiny Township

Ghost Towns of Tiny Township By Bonnie Reynolds Tiny Township may not have hot desert winds blowing tumbleweeds down its concession roads, nor bleached steer skulls lying beside its roads. It has no abandoned taverns/inns echoing with long ago laughter of card games and country-dances – but it does have [more]
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Tiny Cottager Articles

The Phantom Square-Rigger of Georgian Bay

The Phantom Square-Rigger of Georgian Bay By Al Taylor On a warm June night in 1986, I saw lazily-swinging lanterns hanging from the cross spars of an old square-rigger sailing ship suddenly materialise off the western shore of Christian Island. It appeared to be heading straight for the shoals, and [more]
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Tiny Cottager Articles

Study of Visual Impact of Wind Turbines Is Underway

Study of Visual Impact of Wind Turbines Is Underway By Jack Ellis A study into the visual impacts of industrial wind turbine developments is now underway in Tiny. On March 31st, Township Council authorized staff to contract with the University of Guelph to provide a team of Landscape Architecture professors [more]
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Tiny Cottager Articles

Native Plant Sources

Native Plant Sources By Janet Skelton Before heading off to buy native plants, you might consult two good sources of information on Ontario native plants. The most specific to Georgian Bay is the Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation. The web address is http://lakehuron.ca and search for “native plants” where [more]
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The Environment

Planting for a Healthier Tiny Shoreline

Planting for a Healthier Tiny Shoreline By Chris Straw The shoreline is a dynamic zone that serves a number of purposes — filtering water from runoff, breaking down wastes from old or faulty septic systems, providing food and shelter for many plants and animals and of course, providing excellent recreation [more]
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Tiny Cottager Articles

Huronia District Hospital Supervisor’s Proposal

Huronia District Hospital Supervisor’s Proposal Official News Release Background • Dr. Kevin Smith was appointed Supervisor of Huronia District Hospital (HDH) after the Board resigned in October 2007. • His mandate as Supervisor is to resolve the governance issues at HDH. • Since being appointed Dr. Smith has conducted extensive [more]
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Tiny Cottager Articles

Geothermal. . .Heat from the Earth

Geothermal. . . Heat from the Earth By Al Taylor Imagine that all you had to do is plug into a receptacle in the ground for all your heating & cooling needs. Essentially, you can do that with a geothermal system. We all want to reduce our carbon footprint and [more]