• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

Author "AWARE Simcoe"

Jan 7th, 2015
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The Mayor’s View  – December 20 2014 It is now 30 days since becoming mayor of Springwater Township. I have spent a lot of time in orientation sessions at the Township and County and have become well versed in the running of these two levels of g...
In Barrie
Jan 6th, 2015
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The site has been issued several orders over the years to come into compliance, following water samples taken in 2010 that exceeded water quality guidelines From Solid Waste & Recycling Magazine An Ontario hazardous waste processing company, and it...
In Energy
Jan 6th, 2015
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from Ontario Clean Air Alliance Just before Christmas, the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) quietly undermined one of the most important climate change initiatives in Ontario by putting arbitrary limits on programs designed to help us use natural gas more ef...
Jan 5th, 2015
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By Paul Brian Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin At its Jan. 5 session Collingwood Town Council deferred receipt of a Service Agreement Review on Collingwood Public Utilities (CPU). The review claims the need for clearer definition of services, increased ...
Jan 5th, 2015
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Innisfil Journal Based on a positive trend in lake herring populations, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) has re-opened the fishery on Lake Simcoe. Anglers have been anxiously awaiting the opportunity, said Matt DeMille, manager of ...
Jan 4th, 2015
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By Roberta Bell Orillia Packet & Times COLDWATER  – Bolstering economic development in the region is going to be a challenge, but it’s one municipal politicians and their supporters hope to work with the provincial government on this year. Si...
Jan 2nd, 2015
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Suggested highway would run from Vaughan to Milton running through the Greenbelt and prime farmland By: Noor Javed Toronto Star The province is in the midst of planning a new highway that will carry drivers across the GTA from Vaughan to Milton — in th...
Jan 2nd, 2015
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By Roberta Bell, Orillia Packet & Times The Ministry of the Environment is keeping an eye on Ramara Township after staff authorized potentially contaminated waste to be dumped at a decommissioned municipal quarry. After the drainage catch basins un...
In Energy
Jan 1st, 2015
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Letter to the Orillia Packet & Times In the latest incarnation of the Harper government’s absurd conviction that it, and it alone, knows what’s best for the Canadian economy comes the statement that regulating greenhouse gases in the oil and gas se...
Dec 30th, 2014
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From Utopia Hall Book now for a dinner and concert at Utopia Hall, 8369 6th Line, Utopia, featuring the Sultans of String, an instrumental music group based in Toronto, combining elements of Spanish flamenco, Arabic folk, Cuban rhythms, and French Mano...