• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

Author "AWARE Simcoe"

Mar 17th, 2021
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Rendering of proposed Oro Station Automotive Innovation Park Facility will have a strong focus on electric vehicles, alternative fuel sources; ‘It’s a bold vision, but it’s something that should’ve happened a while ago’ By: Nathan Taylor Or...
Mar 16th, 2021
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‘While this arrangement may have been appropriate at the time, does it still provide benefit and value to the municipality?’ asks councillor By: Cheryl Browne Barrie Advance Sonia Faryna and her husband thought they’d save money on their mo...
Mar 15th, 2021
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The Hine’s Emerald Dragonfly’s only Canadian home is in the Minesing Wetlands -Chris Evans photo ‘I was not aware that they were being protected for development, not from development’ AWARE News Network Eminent naturalist and Mi...
Mar 12th, 2021
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Tundra swans in flight -Wikipedia By Mike Crawley · CBC News Amazon will not put the largest retail warehouse in Canada on the site of a protected wetland in Pickering, CBC News has learned. An official with Amazon Canada said Friday that the company i...
Mar 12th, 2021
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A federal law developed as part of a treaty with the U.S. makes it illegal in Canada to harm migratory birds, their nests or their eggs. -CBC photo Toronto Region Conservation Authority will issue permit to begin construction of warehouse ‘under ...
Mar 11th, 2021
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By Alan Millard Ramara Township Recently I participated in an LPAT virtual “Case Management Conference”. At the end the lawyers and the chairperson were blithely discussing whether the “hearing” [sic] in 2022 would take 4, 5, or...
Mar 11th, 2021
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Councillor to apologize for comments integrity commissioner called ‘flippant and sarcastic’ By Brad Pritchard Alliston Herald A New Tecumseth councillor, who was investigated by the town’s integrity commissioner for comments she made on soc...
Mar 10th, 2021
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Former Collingwood CAO John Brown ‘Something very significant had to happen to change very long, engrained faults in the system,’ said former CAO John Brown By: Erika Engel Collingwood Today The former town staff member who started asking q...
Mar 10th, 2021
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Now’s a good time to visit a national park with big trees…. Energy Mix photo Trees lost to drought and wildfires are not returning. Climate change is taking a toll on the world’s forests – and radically changing the environment before...
Mar 10th, 2021
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Roughly half of this property in Pickering, owned by Triple Group, is classed as a protected wetland. If approved for development, commercial real estate analysts say it would skyrocket in value, potentially to more than $100 million. This view looks n...