• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

Author "AWARE Simcoe"

May 3rd, 2014
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From Enbridge’s proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline to Keystone XL, Line 9 and Energy East, there are looming decisions on dangerous pipelines and extreme energy projects across Canada. Now, on May 10th, people are stepping up from coast-to-coast-to-coa...
May 2nd, 2014
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CBC News Shawn Atleo has quit as national chief of the Assembly of First Nations amid rancour over the federal government’s proposed overhaul of aboriginal education. Atleo made the surprise announcement at a news conference in Ottawa Friday. The...
May 2nd, 2014
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 Ontario government news release Today, Premier Kathleen Wynne met with the Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario who accepted her recommendation that Parliament be dissolved for a general election. The official documents will be pr...
In Barrie
May 2nd, 2014
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By Laurie Watt Barrie Advance Barrie Police Services Board chairperson Doug Jure is the latest to throw his name into the ring for a council seat. He rounds out the competition for the Ward 10 seat, expecting to be vacated by two-termer Coun. Alex Nutt...
Apr 30th, 2014
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Property values, impact on cattle among concerns raised  By Jenni Dunning Midland Mirror TINY TOWNSHIP – Farmers in 15 massive tractors travelled up and down a Wyebridge road April 24 to protest a solar farm being built just metres away. The fields alo...
Apr 30th, 2014
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By  Dominik Kurek Bradford West Gwillimbury Topic It turns out the average Bradford West Gwillimbury homeowner will see a property tax increase of 0.37 per cent in 2014, not the nearly 2 per cent town officials previously anticipated. This translates t...
Apr 29th, 2014
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APTN NATIONAL NEWS By Jorge Barrera Vicki Monague drove six hours from her home community of Beausoleil First Nation to Ottawa in hopes of confronting Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn Atleo over his support for the Harper government’s pro...
Apr 29th, 2014
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Date:           Saturday May 24th, 2014 Place:          St. Thomas Anglican Church Hall, 28 Church Street, Shanty Bay Time:          2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition is hosting an interactive and inspiring event focused on prote...
Apr 28th, 2014
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By Kelsey Johnson iPolitics The National Farmer’s Union (NFU) is calling on Health Minister Rona Ambrose to temporarily ban a popular seed treatment in the name of bee health. In a Apr. 22 letter, NFU president Jan Slomp urged the minister to “work wit...
Apr 28th, 2014
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By Brent Patterson Council of Canadians Tay is a township located in the southern Georgian Bay region of Ontario. On April 9, its 7-member municipal council voted for the township to become a blue community. The recommendation that went to council stat...