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Jun 27th, 2018
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The following directors were elected to the AWARE Simcoe board at the Saturday April 7, 2018 Annual General Meeting in Utopia. Adjala-Tosorontio – Ellen Cottrell (705)-435-9282 Barrie – Victoria Little (705) 794-3835- secretary Bradford West Gwillimbury – Dianne Russell (905)-775-9562 Midland – Don M...
Jun 4th, 2018
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Keith and Ina Wood at Dump Site 41 in 2009 -Jim Simpson photo From Ebenezer United Church A tree has been planted in memory of Keith Wood, long-time member of the Ebenezer United Church congregation, a mainstay of the local farming community and a leader of the battle to stop Dump Site 41. Keith̵...
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 Farmland Trust (OFT) focuses on direct land prote...
Apr 11th, 2018
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AWARE Simcoe’s Don Morgan and Karen Rathwell of Wellington Water Watchers at AGM. -AWARE Simcoe photo News release from Wellington Water Watchers Karen Rathwell, seven-year member of WWW, spoke in Simcoe County last Saturday April 7 2018 at the AGM for AWARE Simcoe. Karen advocates for the Onta...
Mar 22nd, 2018
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Lake Simcoe AWARE Simcoe note: the staff recommendation was approved unanimously by the board members in attendance. The March 23 2018 motion was – Moved by: S. Macpherson (Oro-Medonte) Seconded by: K. Ferdinands (Whitchurch-Stouffville) BOD-049-18 RESOLVED THAT Staff Report No. 10-18-BOD regar...
Aug 21st, 2017
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For the greater good Letter to the Orillia Packet & Times from Don Morgan, Midland August 21 2017 As chair of AWARE Simcoe, I am disappointed that several recent letters to you by Mr. Doyle and Mr. McKee paint our organization in such negative terms. The references to AWARE and political interfer...
Mar 31st, 2017
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Snapping Turtle -Kate Harries photo from the Environmental Registry Decision on Regulation: • As of April 1, 2017, no open season for Snapping Turtle across all of Ontario. Based on public feedback, there was significant opposition to maintaining any open season for snapping turtles. Snapping Turtle ...
Feb 24th, 2017
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Sandy Agnew, co-chair of the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition, with Adam Ballah from  the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition We are making another push to call the Premier to grow the Greenbelt into Simcoe County. Every phone call received makes a difference. Our goal is to have 100 calls logged into...
Feb 21st, 2017
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Comments on Wasaga Beach, Beach Management Proposed Secondary Plan EBR # 012-9248 AWARE Simcoe is a citizens’ group that works to protect water, the environment, health, and food land through transparency and accountability in government. Please visit our website www.aware-simcoe.ca. The Federal Gove...
Feb 10th, 2017
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from AWARE Simcoe Please join us to hear Dr. Dianne Saxe Environmental Commissioner of Ontario present her compelling report www.eco.on.ca FACING CLIMATE CHANGE Midhurst United Church 91 Doran Road in Midhurst Sunday April 2, 2017 – 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Everyone is Welcome   About Dr. Dianne S...