Feb 18th, 2019
Dave Stock and Beth Brass Elson after flag is raised at the Elmvale flow. -AWARE Simcoe photo By Kate Harries AWARE News Network As Beth Brass Elson of Beausoleil First Nation looked on, Dave Stock of Wahta Mohawk Territory raised the Unity Flag at the water flow north of Elmvale this morning. “I’m h...
Feb 15th, 2019
Water warriors from Canada and Brazil meet their counterparts in Vittel, France. -Wellington Water Watchers photo From Mike Balkwill Wellington Water Watchers February 15 2019 The leaders of Collectif Eau 88 are grateful to Franklin Frederick and to the Wellington Water Watchers for our solidarity vi...
Feb 12th, 2019
The Hine’s Emerald Dragonfly is globally endangered, surviving in Canada only in the Minesing Wetlands, in Clearview, Essa and Springwater Townships. -Chris Evans photo Massive insect decline could have ‘catastrophic’ environmental impact, study says By Euan McKirdy, CNN February 12...
Feb 8th, 2019
The Kirtland’s Warbler is among more than 200 species of plants and animals listed at risk of disappearing from Ontario. In 2017, Simcoe County undertook a restoration project to create Kirtland’s Warbler habitat. From Anne Bell, Director of Conservation and Education, Ontario Nature Un...
Feb 6th, 2019
Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in friendly discussion with Honduras Foreign Affairs Minister Maria Dolores Agüero at the Lima Group meeting in Ottawa. Janet Spring today (Feb, 6 2019) renewed her request for a meeting with Freeland and Trudeau si...
Feb 4th, 2019
Retired provincial planner Victor Doyle speaks in Guelph. -AWARE Simcoe photo Land-use planning may have a 25-year horizon, but ‘when we pave the landscape, that’s forever’ By Kate Harries AWARE News Network The focus of a meeting to stop Bill 66 changed – given the withdrawal of t...
Jan 28th, 2019
Brenda Michell, Unist’ot’en house member, surveyed damage to a Unist’ot’en trapline, bulldozed through on Jan. 27, 2019. -Michael Toledano photo By Emilee Gilpin National Observer A subsidiary of Calgary-based energy company TransCanada bulldozed through traplines and personal...
Jan 26th, 2019
Can water be a magical ingredient? AWARE News Network Today’s Globe and Mail has an article by Jon Sufrin about water, on page 7 of the Pursuits section. He looks at how the properties of good water, like that flowing from artesian wells in Springwater (and Tiny, Oro-Medonte and Tay) can improv...
Jan 23rd, 2019
Premier Doug Ford and Municipal Affairs Minister Steve Clark AWARE News Network The following has been tweeted by Municipal Affairs Minister Steve Clark. Thanks to all who helped win this battle! Steve Clark
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