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...
Apr 23rd, 2017
There are so many Issues going on in Simcoe County it’s hard to know where to start. The Ontario Municipal Board hearing for the debacle of Burl’s Creek Event Grounds concluded several weeks ago. So a decision should be coming out soon. With all the illegal activities, fines and zoning violations inc...
Mar 25th, 2017
Bond Head before From Environmental Defence March 21 2017 The tiny village of Bond Head, just outside the Greenbelt, is not the kind of place you would expect massive urban growth to happen. With a population of 500, surrounded by farm fields, and largely still on septic and private wells, Bond Head ...