• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

Author "AWARE Simcoe"

Mar 9th, 2021
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Environmental consultant Bob Bowles addresses council ‘This is about protecting residents and our own investment in this community,’ resident says; Township deferred decision until more information is available By: Nathan Taylor Orillia Mat...
Mar 9th, 2021
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By Robert Benzie Toronto Star An unrepentant Premier Doug Ford insists MZOs are A-OK. After his government rammed through another six ministerial zoning orders (MZO) to fast-track local development, Ford said he’s “proud to announce that we have MZOs, ...
Mar 8th, 2021
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AWARE Simcoe The water ceremony planned for Sunday March 28 on French’s Hill has been cancelled. Goodwill and support to our indigenous allies in the defence of our pure water – and of good water for all everywhere....
Mar 8th, 2021
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Western University privacy expert Aleksander Essex Investigation of  Ontario’s online voting for municipal elections finds numerous issues and irregularities By Jeff Renaud Western News Ontario is considered a world leader for online voting. Upward of ...
Mar 8th, 2021
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Arborists work on the canopy of a 200-year-old Sugar Maple on the western edge of Thornbury (10th Line near the Georgian Trail) at the Tree Trust’s inaugural event in TBM in July. -Collingwood Today photo The idea is to collect seed stock from tr...
Mar 7th, 2021
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The following is a letter from Paul Sanderson sent March 3 2021 to Oro-Medonte Township Council Clerk Aubichon, Please accept my Proposal letter below as formal correspondence to be received and posted to the public record, preferably on the next agend...
Mar 6th, 2021
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By Bill French Springwater News I was surprised at the last Council meeting when there was a report and discussion on print communication. Council was presented with various options with the main focus on either retaining the status quo with Springwate...
Mar 5th, 2021
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Proposed new  runway at Orillia regional airport  ‘Our understanding of the regulations that govern aerodromes and airports is that this (clear cutting) should not have happened,’ says forester By: Nathan Taylor Orillia Matters Ramara’s may...
Mar 5th, 2021
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A ministerial zoning order issued by the Ford government would allow the Triple Group of Companies to build a distribution centre on the Lower Duffins Creek wetland in Pickering, Ont. Move would nullify clause in Ontario’s Planning Act limiting s...
Mar 5th, 2021
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Prohibited cutting: Piles of black ash, silver maple and red maple lie on the side of a swathe cleared in the provincially significant Mud Lake wetland. -Robert Bowles photo ‘I’ve never seen the devastation that I saw out there,’ says exper...