• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

Author "AWARE Simcoe"

In Barrie
Jun 16th, 2019
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From Keep Simcoe Beautiful Young people are the future — come together and organize against environmental degradation. All are welcome to come out and discuss how to combat climate change and save our planet! Speakers: Gideon Forman (David Suzuki...
Jun 13th, 2019
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Canadian company’s resort on Garifuna land.  By Janet Spring Simcoe County Honduras Rights Monitor From May 25 – June 2, I travelled throughout Honduras with three Canadians and twelve US citizens to investigate why the Honduran people are leavin...
Jun 13th, 2019
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By Michael Sasso Bloomberg Investors from Singapore to Toronto are wondering why North America’s vaunted urban sprawl ebbed before the billions they pumped into a giant “land banking” firm could pay off. Walton Group of Companies, a Calgary-based real ...
Jun 12th, 2019
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Councillor Jack Hanna by Kate Harries AWARE News Network Springwater Council has granted three-year extensions of the approval of draft plans for five subdivisions in the Midhurst Secondary Plan area. The subdivisions were approved by the Ontario Munic...
Jun 12th, 2019
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Burlington’s Marianne Meed Ward, Rick Bonnette of Halton Hills, Oakville’s Rob Burton and Gordon Krantz of Milton By Roland Cilliers InsideHalton.com Bill 108 the More Homes, More Choice Act, 2019 was passed by the Ontario government June 6...
Jun 12th, 2019
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Neonic-free garden plants. -AWARE Simcoe photo From Friends of the Earth Canada A Friends of the Earth Canada survey has revealed a major victory for bees and pollinators. Canada’s big box stores are reporting they have almost eliminated the sale of ne...
Jun 11th, 2019
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New Tecumseth Free Press  Simcoe County’s latest entry into the record related to the regional government review, requests the provincial government retain the existing two tier system, and support to reduce the number of councillors to include a...
In Barrie
Jun 11th, 2019
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Collingwood Councillor Kathy Jeffery AWARE News Network Barrie Mayor Jeff Lehman, Tiny Deputy Mayor Steffen Walma and Collingwood Councillor Kathy Jefferey were elected to the board of directors of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities at the organ...
Jun 11th, 2019
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Black Tern at Tiny Marsh -John Wright photo From MTM Conservation Association The Tiny Marsh BioBlitz is back! Join expert naturalists and discover the amazing diversity of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, insects, fish and plants that live within...
Jun 10th, 2019
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iPOLITICS photo News release from Environmental Defence  This is a huge step forward from the Federal Government towards ending Canada’s plastic pollution problem. “The plastics crisis cannot be solved by voluntary measures,” said Vito Buonsante, Plast...