Oct 17th, 2019
It’s official: Collingwood Town Council votes unanimously to declare a climate crisis. From left, back: Back Row: Kathy Jeffery, Steve Berman, Mayor Brian Saunderson, Deb Doherty, Yvonne Hamlin. Front: Tina Comi, Deputy Mayor Keith Hull, Mariane McLeod and Bob Madigan. ‘It’s an essential...
Sep 20th, 2019
Barrie’s Climate Strike: Jeff Monague and his daughter Rhiannon sing Water is Life. AWARE News Network September 27 Climate Strikes were held in Barrie, Orillia and Collingwood. Below, more photos from Barrie. CTV Barrie report: Teens demand change to protect the p...
Sep 4th, 2019
‘What we need is more humming and buzzing’ by Andrea Germanos Common Dreams The German government announced Wednesday it had agreed on a plan to phase out the use of glyphosate—the key chemical in the weedkiller Roundup—with a total ban set to begin by the end of 2023. “Way to go, G...
Sep 4th, 2019
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 –...
Aug 22nd, 2019
Verna Friday from Bear Island (Temagami First Nation) and Beth Brass Elson from Chimnissing Anishinabek Territory (Beausoleil First Nation) flank John Hawke in Midland court today. -AWARE Simcoe photo AWARE News Network Around a dozen people, most of them veterans of the Site 41 battle, turned out to...
Aug 16th, 2019
Edwin Espinal considers a bottle of drinking water he had smuggled out of La Tolva jail, where he was held on trumped up charges for 19 months. US Trained Honduran Police Get Medieval as Political Prisoner Edwin Espinal Released By Adrienne Pine MintPress News “It’s sad how the United States i...