May 24th, 2019
At Site 41 yesterday, Vicki Monague (left) of Beausoleil First Nation blessed water (in copper kettle) that she will be taking to Honduras. -AWARE Simcoe photo From Vicki’s Facebook post: Ambe Ojibwemodaa! May & June 2019, I will be joining HONDURAS: THE ROOTS OF MIGRATION, a delegation spo...
May 7th, 2019
Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, centre, at one of three news conferences (in Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal) launching Green New Deal. –Common Dreams photo Youth, Artists, Scientists, Indigenous Leaders and Groups urge climate action to cut emissions in half within 11 years From Council of Canadi...
May 6th, 2019
Sir Robert Watson at EAT Stockholm Food Forum 2017 – Youtube link Current global response insufficient; ‘Transformative changes’ needed to restore and protect nature; Opposition from vested interests can be overcome for public good —- Most comprehensive assessment of its kind —- ...
Mar 10th, 2019
Patrick Lane delivered this ‘Open Letter to All the Wild Creatures of the Earth’ to university students in 2013. AWARE News Network Poet and author Patrick Lane died on March 7, 2019. This is his convocation address to the University of Victoria on November 13, 2013. It is sixty-five yea...
Mar 7th, 2019
Janet and Karen Spring with Springwater Mayor Don Allen, in April 2018 photo By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Springwater Township Council has called on Canada “to stand by its stated position in support of human rights and the rule of law in Honduras,” demanding that the Honduran government of Jua...
Mar 5th, 2019
The Ontario Tree Seed Plant From AWARE Essa The Ontario government has closed the Tree Seed Plant in Angus. The 26-acre site of this unique historic facility is now in the government’s “disposition of realty” process. Organizations such as municipalities, conservation authorities an...
Mar 5th, 2019
Redside Dace -Fisher’s Films photo AWARE News Network The Endangered Species Act comment period is now closed. We will see what impact public feedback will have on the government’s actions. We are not overly optimistic that the needs of our endangered species will supersede the desire t...
Feb 26th, 2019
The Choir Lions of Caswell Community Choirs were among the performers backing Sarah Harmer in a Georgian Theatre concert last week. -AWARE News Network photo By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Do you remember when Sarah Harmer came to Barrie to sing a love letter to the water? Ten, 20 years from now,...
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 February 20 2018 Someone took the Unity Flag within a day of its being raised at the Elmvale flow – but the word is out and increasing numbers are rallying to the […...
Feb 15th, 2019
Water warriors from Canada and Brazil meet their counterparts in Vittel, France. -Wellington Water Watchers photo From Mike Balkwill Wellington Water WatchersFebruary 28 2019 This is the last of 5 dispatches about the visit to Vittel, France by a delegation from Wellington Water Watchers. (If you wou...