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Feb 22nd, 2018
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Spring water at the Shotyk farm. -William Shotyk photo AWARE News Network The following submission to the Ontario government from Dr. William Shotyk of the Elmvale Foundation  regarding the proposed Greenbelt study area was presented to Springwater Township Council yesterday by Kate Harries. Elmvale ...
Feb 15th, 2018
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Feb 15th, 2018
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Karen Spring and Edwin Espinal US and Canadian Authorities Silent about Political Prisoners UPDATE #2 – February 13, 2018 from Simcoe County Honduras Rights Monitor Although family members have been able to have a few brief (and expensive) phone conversations with political prisoners Edwin and Raul, ...
Feb 7th, 2018
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Springwater compliance audit committee members Colin McLarty, George Wodoslawsky and Robert Barlow leave the township administration centre after meeting last month. AWARE Simcoe photo By Kate Harries AWARE News Network The cost to taxpayers of a committee investigation of the election campaign expen...
Feb 6th, 2018
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Michael Foster  “If other people don’t take action, mine makes no difference. The only way what I did matters is if people are stopping the poison” by Jessica Corbett Common Dreams Michael Foster, the valve turner who temporarily halted the flow of tar sands oil in TransCanada’...
Feb 5th, 2018
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Lakefront owner wants to extend dock structure, add boathouse HOW THEY VOTED: AGAINST Ward 2 Richard Simpson Ward 3 Donna Orsetti Ward 5 Bill Loughead Ward 6 Carolyn Payne Ward 7 Rob Nicol IN FAVOUR Deputy Mayor Lynn Dollin Ward 1 Doug Lougheed Ward 4 Stan Daurio ABSENT Mayor Gord Wauchope For update...
Jan 28th, 2018
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From Myiingan Kwe I am EXTREMELY PROUD & HONOURED that the Site 41 water, the purest water on Earth, will be a part of the Khoisan Liberation Walk in South Africa this year in the midst of the Cape Town Water Crisis. My friend Gillian will be also presenting an Eagle Feather from the Manido [&hel...
Jan 24th, 2018
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Julie Barker and Midland Mayor Gord Mackay From the Town of Midland  “Julie is someone whose passion and commitment to environmental sustainability, creativity and education expands beyond Midland’s boundaries. As one of the founding members of the Midland Community Garden in Little Lake ...
Jan 3rd, 2018
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Wilmer Nadjiwon -A. Cuffe photo By Denis Langlois Owen Sound Sun Times A sacred fire is burning at Neyaashiinigmiing and a funeral is being organized for Saturday morning as people mourn the death of respected and well-known Ojibway elder Wilmer Nadjiwon. The residential school survivor, Second World...
Dec 7th, 2017
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Margaret Prophet of the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition, Bernard Pope of the Ontario Farmland Trust and Springwater Mayor Bill French. -SCGC photo Discussion welcomed on Greenbelt expansion over areas of hydrological significance Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition news release Today, the province an...