• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

Author "AWARE Simcoe"

Jul 25th, 2014
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For how much longer will we be able to catch the magnificent fish that made the Nottawasaga River an angler’s mecca? Unfortunately the pressures on the watershed are increasing and the Nottawasaga needs our help.  Consider: * Walleye have all but...
Jul 25th, 2014
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From City of Orillia waste management and environmental advisory committee No more battling landfills and incinerators in Ontario. This important Conference will bring together bright, enthusiastic people to focus on waste solutions that will help Onta...
Jul 19th, 2014
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  By STEVE CONNOR The Independent July 19 2014 Superbugs resistant to some of the most powerful antibiotics in the medical arsenal have been found for the first time in a British river – with scientists pinpointing a local sewage-treatment plant a...
Jul 18th, 2014
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Significant deficiencies in Highland’s studies point to gaping flaw in province’s developer-driven process From NDACT website AWARE News Network Recently, a peer review study of the Melancthon mega-quarry was released. Commissioned by the Nottawa...
Jul 16th, 2014
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By Bruce Hain Innisfil Journal  “Reluctantly” was the word Coun. Rod Boynton used when he voted to approve the application to rezone land owned by John Harris on the 6th Line from Agricultural to Agricultural Area Exemption to allow for water extractio...
Jul 14th, 2014
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Documents reveal bureaucrats warned of likely legal challenges By David McKie, CBC News Jul 13, 2014 The federal government is girding for yet more court battles, this time involving waterways used by boaters, cottagers and First Nations, according to ...
Jul 10th, 2014
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AWARE News Network interview with Margaret Prophet of the Modhurst Residents Associaiton – 42,000 have signed the petition – that’s getting on for ten times the previous goal of 5,000 – are you surprised?  Yes and no.  When we s...
Jul 8th, 2014
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On July 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., the SSEA will be hosting our annual Open House at the Midland Public Library, 320 King Street, Midland ON.. Featuring Guest Speaker Scudder Mackey, Chief, Office of Coastal Management at Ohio Department of Natu...
Jul 8th, 2014
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New Tecumseth Free Press Online Press Release – The Duckworth’s have been a proud part of the Angus community for over four generations. My grandfather was a trustee for the Village of Angus for many years, and my parents were well known fo...
Jul 7th, 2014
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Behind the current veneer of cordiality at Queen’s Park there is trouble brewing. At the centre of the political maelstrom is Ombudsman Andre Marin By: Richard J. Brennan Toronto Star Jul 07 2014 The battle lines are being drawn between municipalities ...