Feb 23rd, 2021
Farmers for Climate Solutions graphic AWARE News Network Canadian farmers are asking federal Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau to invest $300 million in the upcoming federal budget to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 10 million megatonnes, “Proud to launch six policy proposals today on...
Feb 18th, 2021
From Mike Douglas for the Concerned Citizens of Ramara Congratulations to Ramara Council for seeing the light. Today, the township announced the withdrawal of its request to the province for a Minister’s Zoning Order (MZO) to fast-track three proposed developments off of Rama Road on the shore...
Feb 17th, 2021
Statement on Province’s Consultation to Expand the Greenbelt from the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition Steve Clark, Minister for Municipal Affairs and Housing, announced this morning that the province is opening a consultation about Greenbelt expansion. Specifically, it was suggested that the Greenb...
Feb 3rd, 2021
Approximate Bradford Bypass Route ‘Lake Simcoe is stressed by development impacts, salt from the expanding road network, and excess nutrients already’ News release from Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition Today, Environmental Defence, Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition and Simcoe County Greenbelt Coal...
Feb 1st, 2021
Friends of Simcoe Forests file legal arguments challenging minister’s law exempting natural heritage provisions from the Freele Forest Media release from Friends of Simcoe Forests The Friends of Simcoe Forests Inc. (FSF) continues to press and question the use of the Freele County Forest to hou...
Jan 29th, 2021
Rally at Site 41 – Summer of 2009 From Wellington Water Watchers On January 14th 2021, a 10 year permit to take water was granted for use in the Teedon gravel pit in Tiny Township, Ontario. We are asking you to take action against this. The Teedon pit seeks to take water from the adjacent [&hel...
Jan 27th, 2021
Spring water ‘I think it’s time to send David in to fight Goliath,’ says Wishart. “I think we’ve got more than a stone and a slingshot. We can fill the road out in front of the township office with people who want to support this effort, financially and in voice.’ By: Mehreen...
Jan 27th, 2021
Tiny Township Council in special meeting January 26 2021 By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Tiny Township Council will go into closed session this afternoon, to consider its options following the provincial government decision to grant a 10-year permit to take water to CRH Canada for its Waverley Upl...
Jan 25th, 2021
Jan 22nd, 2021
Rendering of aerial view of Harbour Village at the Narrows. Source: Rama Road Corridor MZO package, Ramara Township Ministerial zoning orders an authoritarian tool that will cost taxpayers in the long run By Phil Brennan AWARE Simcoe The current use of ministerial zoning orders (MZOs) by the provinci...