• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

Author "AWARE Simcoe"

Nov 10th, 2013
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Movement that began with a teach-in claims 254,000 supporters By Daniel Schwartz, CBC News  Nov 10, 2013 Idle No More, the indigenous movement that began a year ago today, says it has a database of 254,000 supporters. Some, however, are concerned about...
Nov 8th, 2013
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Seven years ago, the Ontario government’s plan to protect dwindling farmland was lauded as visionary. In fact, it’s been a bust By Thomas Walkom Toronto Star  Nov 08 2013 Seven years ago, the Ontario Liberal government trumpeted its new law...
Nov 8th, 2013
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New Tecumseth Free Press November 7, 2013Simcoe County is about to become a partner in the Lake Simcoe Regional Airport (LSRA) through a $1.3 million agreement to purchase 20 per cent of the shares from the City of Barrie, which currently owns 80 per c...
Nov 8th, 2013
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Why Springwater doesn’t need any share of it for Midhurst By Kate Harries and David Strachan AWARE News Network As the county’s amended Official Plan inches its way through the Ontario Municipal Board process, Simcoe County’s lawyers have their e...
Nov 3rd, 2013
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Forty years ago, Ontario devastated the community of Grassy Narrows by dumping mercury into its river system. If the province goes ahead with its logging plan, it will do it again By:Simon Fobister Toronto Star   Nov 03 2013 Premier Kathleen Wynne came...
Oct 24th, 2013
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Letter to the Springwater News from Donna and John Hawthorne October 24 2013 A lot has been stated about the proposed Midhurst Secondary Plan. We feel strongly that it should be renamed the Springwater Secondary Plan as it will change the lives of all ...
Oct 9th, 2013
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from the New Tecumseth Times  Dear editor: Re: article printed in the Oct. 3rd edition of The Times regarding Lynn and Glen Potts I read about the ongoing plight of Lynn and Glen Potts. It is a very unfortunate situation for this couple which was not b...
In Barrie
Oct 1st, 2013
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By Bob Bruton, Barrie Examiner City curbs will only be cluttered with trash bags once every two weeks, beginning in 2015. Barrie council gave final approval this week to cutting garbage pick-up to once every two weeks, although two bags of waste will s...
In Issues
Sep 12th, 2013
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By David Suzuki with contributions from Ian Hanington, Communications Manager Many urban areas have built or are considering building waste-incineration facilities to generate energy. At first glance, it seems like a win-win. You get rid of “garb...
Jul 25th, 2013
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By MORGAN IAN ADAMS, QMI Agency CLEARVIEW TWP. — A judge has awarded a wind developer costs, while also delivering a stern rebuke to one side’s lawyer for misinterpreting her ruling to the media. On Wednesday, Madam Justice S.E. Healey awarded wpd Cana...