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Jul 13th, 2020
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  Letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau from Nature Canada and 235 organizations, including AWARE Simcoe July 10 2020 As organizations with a strong commitment to defending nature in Canada, we want to acknowledge the efforts that the Government of Canada has made to protect Canada’s populatio...
Feb 14th, 2020
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Wet’suwet’en First Nation supporters at the city hall rotunda in Barrie, February 8, 2020. -Shawn Gibson/BarrieToday AWARE News Network The following motion has been passed by the AWARE Simcoe board of directors: “AWARE Simcoe supports the Wet’suwet’en Peoples’ right to free, prior ...
Dec 9th, 2019
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Oro-Medonte near Mount St. Louis – Wikipedia Creative Commons AWARE Simcoe The following statement has been released by the AWARE Simcoe board of directors: Having transparency and accountability in government as the first item in its mission statement, AWARE Simcoe shares the growing concern o...
Sep 8th, 2019
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by Ian Adams Wasaga Sun A Wasaga Beach councillor will continue his tenure as chair of the conservation authority. At its Aug. 23 meeting, the board of the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority decided not to ask for George Watson’s resignation, even though his municipality had expressed the view...
Sep 4th, 2019
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Steve Ogden in 2009 as the Site 41 protest camp was being set up. Vicki Monague is in the background. -Kate Harries photo ‘This collection offers comprehensive documentation of an important episode in Canadian environmental activism’ By Kate Harries AWARE News Network It’s official –...
Jun 3rd, 2019
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Margaret Prophet, Kate Harries and Sandy Agnew at the Ontario Nature AGM -Noah Cole photo News release from the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition and AWARE Simcoe Ontario Nature has awarded their Steve Hounsell Greenway Award to Sandy Agnew, Chair and Margaret Prophet, Executive Director of the Simco...
May 25th, 2019
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The following directors were elected to the AWARE Simcoe board at the Sunday April 28, 2019 Annual General Meeting in Elmvale: Alec Adams AWARE Orillia – 705-329-3628 Ann Truyens AWARE Oro-Medonte – 705-721-7898 Anne Ritchie-Nahuis AWARE Tiny – 705-322-1340 Brandy Hill AWARE Innisfi...
Jan 19th, 2019
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For Transparency, Accountability, Water, Health and the Environment UPDATE: Schedule 10 was withdrawn January 23 2019 AWARE Simcoe submission to the Ontario government regarding Bill 66 proposed Act: ERO Number 013 – 4125 https://ero.ontario.ca/notice/013-4125 Bill 66 proposed Regulation: ERO Number ...
Sep 19th, 2018
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The following is from an Oro-Medonte website set up by a group – styled Friends of Oro-Medonte – opposing Sandy Agnew’s candidacy for mayor: “Agnew’s candidacy raises a couple of huge red flags right off the bat. Agnew was a leader of Aware Simcoe (a group that purports to sup...
Aug 29th, 2018
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Jim Wilson, Minister of Economic Development and Trade, meets with members of AWARE Essa and Friends of the Utopia Gristmill & Park in Angus in first step of consultation over proposed tree seed plant closing. -AWARE Essa photo Ontario ministers hear a new vision for the Ontario Tree Seed Facilit...