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Dec 10th, 2015
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Adopted December 10 2015 in Midhurst Name of the organization: The organization’s registered official name shall be: AWARE Simcoe: Social and Environmental Solutions Inc. Hereafter referred to as AWARE Simcoe Mission Statement: AWARE Simcoe is a citizens’ group that works to protect water, the enviro...
Nov 13th, 2015
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Council of Canadians’ Maude Barlow condemns judge’s decision as “perversion of justice” AWARE Simcoe news release A massive costs award against a watchdog environmental group could have an adverse impact on citizens’ ability to protect their communities and natural herit...
Nov 10th, 2015
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New Tecumseth Free Press Online Ontario Superior Court Justice Eberhard today issued an order that will require Aware-Simcoe to pay Tecumseth Estates a fixed cost of $27,000 “in priority to any costs payable to the County,” which was awarded $5,000. In her ruling released today, Justice E...
Nov 5th, 2015
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AWARE Simcoe recommendations to promote transparency and public participation Text of submission to Simcoe County Governance Committee November 5, 2015 Meeting. AWARE Simcoe respectfully submits the following recommendations to the Simcoe County Governance Committee with the intention and hope of fur...
Nov 4th, 2015
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AWARE Simcoe Comments on Simcoe County OPF/MMF Site Selection AWARE Simcoe is pleased to submit comments on the Site selection process for the Organics Processing Facility and Materials Management Facility. We see these new facilities as a necessary step in the progression toward a zero waste economy...
Oct 19th, 2015
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From Ontario Nature Please join us in welcoming three new groups to our Nature Network: the Canada South Land Trust, AWARE Simcoe and the Friends of Lake Superior Park. Each group brings with them a dedication to public engagement in nature conservation that will strengthen our efforts to protect the...
Oct 18th, 2015
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AWARE News Network AWARE Simcoe has acted in the public interest in seeking a judicial review of the county’s actions regarding Beeton Woods, its lawyer argues, opposing attempts by Simcoe County and Tecumseth Estates to collect legal costs from the non-profit group. In a submission filed in Division...
Oct 12th, 2015
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Please attend tomorrow’s council meeting! 9 am, Midhurst AWARE News Network Tomorrow, Simcoe County Councillors will decide whether to continue with a bid to recover legal costs from AWARE Simcoe, relating to the citizens’ group’s application for a judicial review of the county’s decision to li...
Oct 12th, 2015
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AWARE Simcoe letter  — October 8 2015 Dear Members and Supporters: AWARE Simcoe, a group of taxpaying residents, is in danger of being sued for approximately $50,000 in legal costs, some from a developer and some from Simcoe County. This is because we asked for an injunction to stop the clear-c...
Oct 8th, 2015
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Letter from Don Morgan, Midland As chair of AWARE Simcoe, I am encouraged by the words of the Pope during his recent visit to our part of the world and it made me think of why AWARE Simcoe exists. Following the issues of concern surrounding Site 41 and the eventual halt of this proposed degradation [...