• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

Author "AWARE Simcoe"

Feb 6th, 2018
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Edwin Espinal  By Sean Grech CTV News Barrie  An Elmvale family is making a plea to the federal government after they say a loved one was wrongfully jailed in Honduras. Janet Spring has been doing everything in her power to help her daughter’s pa...
Feb 5th, 2018
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Edwin Espinal  Letter from KAIROS to Minister Chrystia Freeland Dear Minister Freeland, KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiative is an organization of tennational churches and church organizations with a long history of working on issues of human...
Feb 5th, 2018
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Lakefront owner wants to extend dock structure, add boathouse HOW THEY VOTED: AGAINST Ward 2 Richard Simpson Ward 3 Donna Orsetti Ward 5 Bill Loughead Ward 6 Carolyn Payne Ward 7 Rob Nicol IN FAVOUR Deputy Mayor Lynn Dollin Ward 1 Doug Lougheed Ward 4 ...
Feb 5th, 2018
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Mayor questions councillor’s motives By Dave Dawson Orillia Today For almost two hours Monday night, city council and staff met behind closed doors – a meeting that Coun. Mason Ainsworth says should never have been held in secret. “I don’t think ...
Feb 3rd, 2018
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Paddlers make their way through the Minesing Wetlands in Springwater, just west of Barrie. – Nature Conservancy phot0 Barrie Advance Already one of the largest and least disturbed wetlands in Ontario, even more land along the Minesing Wetlands co...
Feb 3rd, 2018
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Red Fox By Pat Jilesen Ontario Federation of Agriculture Government consultations begin this week for Ontario’s Wildlife Damage Compensation Program. The program provides financial compensation to producers whose livestock, poultry or honey bees are da...
Feb 1st, 2018
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Mayor George Cornell  By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Tiny Township residents as well as members of council expressed concerns Monday about an application by CRH Canada Group Ltd. for a renewal of a permit to take water at its Waverley Teedon Pit. C...
Feb 1st, 2018
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Jennifer Howard photo From the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition We are pleased to partner with the Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA), the Ontario Headwaters Institute, and the Ontario Environment Network to present, “WaterScapes R...
Feb 1st, 2018
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MNRF Minister Nathalie Des Rosiers Ontario Needs Government Leadership to Ensure Tree Seed for Resilient Forests Letter from Stephen Smith, Society for Ecological Restoration, Ontario Chapter, to Premier Kathleen Wynne and MNRF Minister Nathalie Des Ro...
Feb 1st, 2018
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Toronto Councillor Michael Layton By Chris Fox, CP24.com A Toronto city councillor says that Ontario’s proposed legislation to create more affordable housing amounts to “picking municipal pockets to line the pockets of developers.” Ward 20 Coun. Mike L...