• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

Author "AWARE Simcoe"

Apr 19th, 2014
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The April 22 meeting of Springwater Council is going to be very important – and not just for Midhurst. – Anyone who cares about the Minesing Wetlands and the Nottawasaga watershed should attend. – Anyone who lives downstream of the pr...
Apr 19th, 2014
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Come and join us at St. Thomas Church Hall in Shanty Bay this Friday April 25 at 7:00pm Bee Poster You are invited to a viewing of the documentary film “Vanishing of the Bees” that focuses on the disappearing bees, the effects of neonicotin...
Apr 18th, 2014
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Jim Wilson release Simcoe-Grey MPP Jim Wilson and former Minister of Natural Resources, Oshawa MPP Jerry Ouellette, will host a roundtable meeting to discuss fishing, hunting and wildlife issues with local anglers and hunters on May 7th in Creemore. &#...
Apr 18th, 2014
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By Laurie Watt Barrie Advance  The Ministry of Natural Resources is talking with the Beausoleil First Nation about reopening Springwater Provincial Park as a pair of warring citizens’ groups wait to hear if they’ll be included. But while the ministry i...
In Barrie
Apr 17th, 2014
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By Laurie Watt Barrie Advance   A new $29-billion infrastructure renewal fund is so short on details, Barrie isn’t banking on getting any of the cash to upgrade roads and bridges. “It’s tough to gauge what it means for Barrie at this point. I can ...
In Barrie
Apr 17th, 2014
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Councillor defends owners’ rights By Laurie Watt Barrie Advance Barrie council is simply refusing to help a group of vulnerable residents, Burton Avenue Mobile Home Owners Association spokesperson Frank Fanuzzi says. Monday night, councillors gave init...
Apr 15th, 2014
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By Dominik Kurek Bradford West Gwillimbury Topic York Region and area farmers and grassroots initiatives are big winners today after the federal government announced another $8.6 million to clean up Lake Simcoe and its watershed. This funding is part o...
Apr 15th, 2014
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CORRECTION: In an earlier version of this post, MRA president Sandy Buxton was incorrectly quoted as saying that Springwater is being “sued” by developers.  The wording she used in her letter (full text below) is that the MSP developers hav...
Apr 15th, 2014
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From Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition  Scientists suggest that 40% of the watershed be permanently in “high quality natural cover”. But now only about 35% of the watershed is in natural cover (high quality or not) and very little of that is truly protected...
Apr 14th, 2014
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A leading academic has called on a legal disciplinary body to investigate comments by a Superior Court judge who chastised police for not taking swift action to remove First Nations protestors from rail lines By Peter Edwards Toronto Star A leading aca...