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Aug 21st, 2013

Premier says low water levels not just an environmental issue
By Travis Mealing Midland Mirror Aug 13, 2013  |   
NORTH SIMCOE – Premier Kathleen Wynne strongly disagrees with Penetanguishene Mayor Gerry Marshall’s repeated claim that the province doesn’t get the economic impact of low water levels.
During an Aug. 9 visit to Barrie, Wynne was asked about Marshall’s view that the governing Liberals wrongly treat Georgian Bay water levels as strictly a matter for the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR).
“I see it as an economic issue. I would really challenge (any statement that I don’t),” Wynne insisted. “I am so concerned about the quality of water and the water levels.
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