• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

Council Watch

Mar 15th, 2019
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AWARE News Network Simcoe County Council holds a special meeting next week, to consider the governance review launched by the Ontario government. Here is the agenda. Note listed correspondence for useful background on communications between the province and the county. Special Council and Committee o...
Mar 14th, 2019
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Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in friendly discussion with Honduras Foreign Affairs Minister Maria Dolores Agüero. by Yves Engler  Dissident Voice The hypocrisy is head spinning. As Justin Trudeau lectures audiences on the need to uphold Venezuel...
Mar 12th, 2019
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This graphic of an idealized geological cross section shows the interception of rain by the forests of the uplands (Simcoe Uplands) to the east. These hills are composed of coarse-grained sediments (rocks, gravel, sand) left behind by glaciers: rainwater percolates through the soils, becoming filtere...
Mar 10th, 2019
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  AWARE News Network Celebrate World Water Day with a pot-luck supper and free movie Come and celebrate the gift of water and the amazing underground aquifer in this area that produces the sweetest and purest water in the world. The movie begins at 7 p.m. but we are hoping that folks will gather...
Mar 10th, 2019
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Grandmother Josephine begins a Water Walk around Lake Simcoe – Looking back to June 24 2014.  AWARE News Network By Maggie Malone AWARE Essa Betty Big Canoe and the rest of the Anishinaabe organizers of the Waawaasegaming (Lake Simcoe) Water Walk invited people from all Nations to walk with the...
Mar 8th, 2019
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In her comment letter on the proposed Teedon Pit expansion – Donna Baylis of Food and Water First presents a comprehensive indictment of the aggregate industry and the exceptional accommodation offered to it under provincial legislation Attn: Hon. John Yakabuski, Minister minister.mnrf@ontario....
Mar 7th, 2019
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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 they hosted in Ottawa. Canadian government cozies up to corrupt Honduran regime through Lima Group  By Ja...
In Barrie
Mar 7th, 2019
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  from Georgian College  Georgian College would like to invite the Barrie community to the 14th Annual Traditional Pow Wow. The annual event, hosted by Georgian College’s Indigenous Resource Centre staff and students, is a celebration of traditional Indigenous culture, song and dance. Join us at...
Mar 7th, 2019
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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
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Kevin Mitchell of Dufferin Aggregates in conversation. -AWARE Simcoe photo By Kate Harries AWARE News Network I wasn’t looking for trouble. I wasn’t looking for anything much at today’s Dufferin Aggregates open house on its proposed expansion of its Teedon Pit, near Waverley. As is the custom a...