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May 24th, 2019
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Grandmother Josephine still inspiring   By Erin Archer AWARE News Network Inspired by the late Grandmother Josephine, local Indigenous Student Advisor Aimee Grenier-Buchwald reached out to local schools “Want to do a Water Walk? Want to do a Water Walk? Want to do a Water Walk?” she asked dozens...
May 24th, 2019
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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 24th, 2019
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Tay Council Wed., June 12 at 10:00 a.m. The Cleanest Water on Earth: is it worth protecting? That will be the theme when Dr. William Shotyk, Bocock Chair for Agriculture and the Environment at the University of Alberta, presents to Tay Township Council some research highlights from the past 30 years ...
May 13th, 2019
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Wasaga Beach CAO George Vadeboncoeur speaks to provincial special advisors Michael Fenn and Ken Seiling on Monday. -Orillia Matters photo By Jessica Owen Orillia Matters  Residents of Simcoe County didn’t hold back Monday when they had an opportunity to weigh in on a review of regional governance. “I...
May 12th, 2019
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$400,000 Bayview Drive proposal has tortuous history   Letter from George Fischer, Ramara I am writing this email to make you aware of the upcoming Deputations by the residents of Bayview Drive (Ward 4) Ramara Township and that it may be newsworthy to have a reporter attend the public meeting of...
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May 12th, 2019
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Something’s happening… -CBC News photo When Tuesday, May 21, 7pm Where Holly Community Centre (Multi-Purpose Room) 171 Mapleton Ave. , Barrie Who You! Hosted by The Leap Barrie Join us for a town hall meeting to help shape the vision for a Green New Deal for Canada. This event is one of m...
May 12th, 2019
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Ten years on… Water warriors from Site 41 with friends, allies and supporters. A memorable get-together!...
May 12th, 2019
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Ramara Mayor Basil Clarke favours $50 charge.  Concerned Citizens of Ramara upset about potential of fee; ‘Only offering audio is not providing good service or transparency’ Letter to Orillia Matters from Mike Douglas & Anna Bourgeois Concerned Citizens of Ramara Ramara Township Counc...
May 10th, 2019
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Dan Janssen ‘My hope is that we will have the political will and courage to make the shift towards a sustainable future’ Letter to OrilliaMatters from Dan Janssen, federal NDP candidate for Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte May 10 2019 Last Sunday, after getting home from work, my family and...
May 7th, 2019
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Janet Spring of Elmvale in Honduras with daughter Karen and son-in-law Edwin Espinal, before his arrest more than a year ago. From Rights Action  Letter to PM Trudeau & Minister Freeland: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, justin.trudeau@parl.gc.ca Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, chrystia...