• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

Author "AWARE Simcoe"

Dec 8th, 2019
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By Donovan Vincent Toronto Star Innisfil, a rural town north of Toronto with seemingly endless country roads, vast open fields, no public bus service and onions as its best known commodity, wants to change its narrative and become a city of the future....
Dec 6th, 2019
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Ramara Township wants to be able to opt out of conservation authority services; ‘Quite frankly, most of what (they do) we have the staff to do it’ By: Jessica Owen Orillia Today Ramara Township is looking to opt out of the services the Lake...
Nov 25th, 2019
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from Utopia Hall All events at 8396 6th Line Utopia -Wednesday December 11: community update meeting starting @ 6:30pm (light supper to be available at no cost) to discuss the wonderful UTOPIA CONSERVATION AREA, seeking your input and involvement in th...
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Nov 25th, 2019
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Map by TC Energy  By Scott Dunn Owen Sound Sun Times October 23, 2019 It was standing room only at a recent meeting about a proposed hydroelectric pump storage plant on the military training centre in Meaford, a facility with a projected opening date o...
Nov 25th, 2019
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FSRA leadership group, from website  AWARE News Network The Globe and Mail reveals details of an investigation by the Financial Services Regulator Authority of Ontario. FSRA plans to hold a town hall today to address PACE members. Web of deals: PACE cr...
Nov 24th, 2019
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AWARE News Network Last week, Simcoe County received this staff report on next steps in its plan to locate its organics and waste handling facility in the Freele Tract on Horsehoe Valley Road. CCW 2019-399 Friends of Simcoe Forests which, along with Ni...
Nov 24th, 2019
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Minesing Wetlands From Nature Conservancy of Canada  Here’s a chance to secure the future of 80 acres of wetland, the only Canadian home of the Hine’s Emerald Dragonfly, and a key resource to assist in controlling floods and providing clean...
Nov 24th, 2019
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From BTC The Be the Change Film Series (BTC) has become a Collingwood institution. Now in its 12th year, BTC has added a month on either end, extending the season from September to May. BTC screens environmentally and socially conscious movies at 5pm a...
Nov 23rd, 2019
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‘There’s some wording confusion that’s taking place between the province and municipalities,’ councillor says By: Jessica Owen Collingwood Today For Coun. Mariane McLeod’s first motion before council since being sworn in, she has decided to...
Nov 22nd, 2019
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A hawk moth flies through the night Light pollution is key ‘bringer of insect apocalypse’ By Damian Carrington The Guardian Light pollution is a significant but overlooked driver of the rapid decline of insect populations, according to the ...