Jan 28th, 2017
Snapping Turtle hatchling -Kate Harries photo The following is AWARE Simcoe’s submission opposing the Ontario government’s continuation of the Snapping Turtle hunt as proposed in EBR #012 9170. If you agree, send in your own comment by Monday January 30, 2017 Key Points -A perceived abund...
Jan 23rd, 2017
It’s been a while since I posted a blog so I’ll start with good news. Thanks to AWARE Simcoe’s efforts spearheaded by Anne Learn Sharpe and Kate Harries, the Nottawasaga River has been reinstated for protection under the Federal Navigation Protection Act. The former Conservative government had scrapp...
Dec 16th, 2016
Download AWARE Simcoe Comments on OMB Review Dec 16, 2016 or read below AWARE Simcoe is a citizens’ organization that advocates for protection of the environment, and to achieve healthy and sustainable communities. We monitor local governments for transparency and accountability. AWARE Simcoe w...
Nov 26th, 2016
from AWARE Simcoe As part of a continuing update of this site, the line-up of bloggers has been changed. Many thanks to former regulars Gary Christie and Kelly Clune who have moved on, and occasional bloggers like Connie Spek. Thanks also to Springwater Mayor Bill French, who allowed us to reproduce ...
Sep 11th, 2016
The following Code of Conduct was approved by the AWARE Simcoe board of directors at its September 8, 2016, meeting. It will be presented for adoption by the membership at the 2017 Annual General Meeting Draft AWARE Simcoe CODE OF CONDUCT The purpose and intent of the AWARE Simcoe Code of Conduct is ...