• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

Author "AWARE Simcoe"

Jan 15th, 2018
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Black Mirror Canada “From mass dissemination of false information, to impersonation, leaking foreign documents in order to influence political and legal outcomes… the possibilities for the types of activities c...
Jan 12th, 2018
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  AWARE News Network The province has organized a series of consultation meetings to get feedback on its plans for “Protecting water for future generations: Growing the Greenbelt in the outer ring.” Further information as well as a lis...
Jan 10th, 2018
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By Kate Harries AWARE News Network A hearing was held at Osgoode Hall just before Christmas, marking the latest chapter in the two-and-a-half-year saga of an audit launched by former Springwater deputy mayor Dan McLean of Springwater Mayor Bill French’...
Jan 10th, 2018
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News release from MPP Jim Wilson Today, Simcoe-Grey MPP Jim Wilson sent an open letter to Premier Kathleen Wynne and the Minister of Natural Resources Kathryn McGarry about concerns he continues to hear over the closure of the Ontario Tree Seed Plant i...
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Jan 5th, 2018
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The city has the second most expensive rental market in the province and home ownership is unaffordable for residents with average incomes by Patricia Kozicka TVO Barrie, a central Ontario city nestled on the west shore of Lake Simcoe, has somehow beco...
Jan 5th, 2018
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by Janis Ramsay Innisfil Journal Municipalities that get added to the province’s Greenbelt have to comply with the Greenbelt Plan, which reduces urban sprawl. According to the ministry’s notice, the province is identifying moraines, streams and wetland...
Jan 3rd, 2018
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Wilmer Nadjiwon -A. Cuffe photo By Denis Langlois Owen Sound Sun Times A sacred fire is burning at Neyaashiinigmiing and a funeral is being organized for Saturday morning as people mourn the death of respected and well-known Ojibway elder Wilmer Nadjiw...
Jan 3rd, 2018
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Please Enjoy Your Genetically Engineered Dinner by Christopher Pollon The Walrus Last year, Canada became the first country to sell unlabelled transgenic animals for human consumption. But do consumers have an appetite for it? Between April and June, C...
Dec 30th, 2017
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Homeowner’s shed caught in the middle of a land dispute in Vaughan Furio Liberatore has been ordered to tear it down because the city says it sits in an environmental zone. But how then was the development next door approved, he wonders. By Noor Javed ...
Dec 29th, 2017
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Bumble bee -Jennifer Howard photo Fungicides are found to be the strongest factor linked to steep bumblebee declines, surprising scientists and adding to the threats to vital pollinators By Damian Carrington The Guardian Common fungicides are the stron...