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Opposition Grows to Schedule 6 in Bill 229

Opposition has been growing to Schedule 6, which amends the Conservation Authorities Act and Planning Act, in Bill 229 that was tabled as part...

Conservation Ontario Recommends Removing Schedule 6 from Bill 229

Conservation Ontario (CO) recommends the Province of Ontario remove Schedule 6, which amends the Conservation Authorities Act and the Planning Act, from the proposed...

Essential Watershed Management—Remembering the Walkerton Drinking Water Tragedy

Twenty years ago, in May 2000, a municipal well in the Town of Walkerton, Ontario became contaminated with deadly bacteria. Seven people including a...

Special Advisor on Flooding Recognizes Critical Role of CAs

Conservation Ontario is pleased that the report released by Ontario’s Special Advisor on Flooding recognizes the critical role that conservation authorities play in Ontario’s...

Conservation Authorities Stunned by a Letter from the Gov’t of Ontario

Conservation authorities (CAs) and Conservation Ontario are stunned by a letter that was circulated by the Government of Ontario recommending that CAs start shutting...

Ontario Reduces Transfer Payments to Conservation Authorities by Half

Provincial funding for conservation authority programs, which warn people about flooding and protect properties from costly damages, has been reduced by half as a...

Conservation Authorities Unclear About Impacts to Budgets

Ontario’s 2019 Budget was released on April 11, 2019 and conservation authorities have received no confirmation about the status of their important provincial transfer...

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