• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

Author "AWARE Simcoe"

Apr 30th, 2018
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PC leader Doug Ford PC leader said he will “open a big chunk” of protected GTHA farmland to build housing if the Progressive Conservatives win the June 7 electionBy By ROBERT BENZIE and KRISTIN RUSHOWY Toronto Star Doug Ford has privately assured devel...
Apr 29th, 2018
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By Dr Andrew Glikson Countercurrents The extraction and transfer from the Earth crust to the atmosphere of every economically available molecule of carbon, including coal, oil, tar sand oil, shale oil, methane gas, coal seam gas and other forms of hydr...
Apr 28th, 2018
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from Concerned Citizens of Adjala-Tosorontio Soup Stock starts with a Pancake Breakfast, from 8am – 11am with local maple syrup and butter, chocolate milk and coffee – Adults $10, children 12 and under $5, family of four $20. Delicious Unli...
Apr 27th, 2018
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News release from Springwater Township The Township of Springwater is pleased to announce that it has entered into formal negotiations to purchase approximately 50 acres of land from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) for the establi...
Apr 27th, 2018
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Simcoe County’s Rob McCullough  by Shane MacDonald Alliston Herald The County of Simcoe’s director of solid waste says an application to develop a household hazardous waste depot at a landfill in Adjala-Tosorontio has been approved. A landfill lo...
Apr 27th, 2018
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The world’s most widely used insecticides will be banned from all fields within six months, to protect both wild and honeybees that are vital to crop pollination By Damian Carrington The Guardian April 27 2018 The European Union will ban the world’s mo...
Apr 26th, 2018
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Residents Loretta McGuirk and Rebecca Cormier in front of site where all the trees were destroyed. -Collingwood Connection photo Unexpected tree-cutting sparks anger by John Edwards Collingwood Connection A group of residents are concerned about the im...
Apr 24th, 2018
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Ron Reid Property includes more than four kilometres of Black River shoreline by Frank Matys Orillia Today  When the Couchiching Conservancy acquired several hundred acres of vital natural habitat east of Washago, it seemed only appropriate to give the...
Apr 24th, 2018
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Kathryn Enders From AWARE Oro-Medonte Annual General Meeting -Thursday April 26, 2018 7:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.  Edgar Community Hall  Guest Speaker: Kathryn Enders – Executive Director Ontario Farmland Trust Topic: Protecting Farmland Forever The Ontario ...
Apr 22nd, 2018
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After a sunrise ceremony last year at Cedar Point -AWARE Simcoe photo Letter to the Springwater News from Anne Ritchie Nahuis On April 9th 2018, Tiny Township Council considered an appeal to the Ontario Municipal board by Dufferin Aggregates / CRH Cana...