Dec 7th, 2017
Springwater Mayor Bill French interviewed at coalition news conference -SCGC photo Ontario is studying the impact of development on water sources in seven areas, from Simcoe County to Niagara By Tess Kalinowski Toronto Star The Ontario government is looking at expanding the 810,000-hectare environmen...
Dec 7th, 2017
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...
Dec 6th, 2017
AWARE Simcoe note: Cornerstone Standards Council has responded to concerns raised by Gravel Watch Ontario in a letter circulated to municipalities across Ontario. Here is a link to the GWO letter and some other information. Here is the Cornerstone letter: RE: Gravel Watch Ontario Correspondence Regar...
Nov 27th, 2017
AWARE News Network AWARE Simcoe note: there’s disagreement among environmentalists over the Cornerstone Standards Council, which claims to be an “independent, impartial, transparent, consistent and rigorous process” to confirm whether aggregate sites meet its standards.To date, four...
Nov 10th, 2017
From Environmental Defence Environmental Defence is hosting a workshop and free dinnner: When: Tuesday December 5 20017 5:30-8:30 pm Where: Oro Station Community Hall, 31 Ridge Road East, Oro Station, ON We will: -Share information about Cornerstone Standards Council Responsible Aggregate Standard, a...
Nov 7th, 2017
By K.C. Colby CTV News Barrie Fields and trees in Adjala-Tosorontio could soon be erased by a 73-hectare gravel pit and some residents have put up signs sharing their displeasure. Township council voted five to two in favour of the gravel pit plan by a company called Nelson Aggregates. “I just can...
Nov 2nd, 2017
Before the clearcutting: Beeton Woods in spring Legal action continues to collect funds regarding effort to save Beeton Woods AWARE Simcoe news release Once again, Simcoe County Council has decided to use its considerable resources to try to extract funds from AWARE Simcoe, a citizens’ group that wor...
Jul 12th, 2017
from CCAT Friday July 14 – 12 noon – 5pm Saturday July 15 – 9am – 3 pm Sunday July 16 – 9am – 12 noon 5823 County Road 13, Everett Artwork, housewares, books, knick knacks and many other items. Get there early for the best selection. Proceeds go to CCAT July 14th G...
Jun 1st, 2017
from Concerned Citizens in Adjala Tosorontio CCAT Inc., in our ongoing efforts to raise funds for a lawyer to accompany us to the OMB in November in our fight against the proposed Nelson pit, are having a Silent Auction and Pasta Festa at the Everett Legion on Saturday, June 10th from 6 – 9pm. See [&...
May 2nd, 2017
From Concerned Citizens In Adjala/Tosorontio (CCAT) Incorporated Join Us! on Saturday May 6th at Somerville Nurseries, 5884 County Road 13 (south of Everett) for a Pancake Breakfast (8am to 10:30am), Soup Stock – sample delicious soups from local chefs — bring your own bowl and spoon event – (1...