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Oct 17th, 2019
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It’s official: Collingwood Town Council votes unanimously to declare a climate crisis. From left, back: Back Row:  Kathy Jeffery, Steve Berman, Mayor Brian Saunderson, Deb Doherty, Yvonne Hamlin. Front: Tina Comi, Deputy Mayor Keith Hull, Mariane McLeod and Bob Madigan. ‘It’s an essential...
Oct 17th, 2019
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From Movie Night : To the Orcas with Love, a film by Hunstville filmmaker Natalie Lucier, who will be in attendance. Join us Friday October 18th, 7-9pm, at Collingwood’s Trinity United Church, for an excellent local film followed by spirited discussion led by Stephen Bede Scharper, author of Fo...
Oct 1st, 2019
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Hine’s Emerald Dragonfly, found for the first time in Canada, in the Minesing Wetlands in 2007. The following is Chris Evans’ submission to the ECCC Recovery Strategy Team, September 30, 2019: Thank you for the opportunity to comment on this important proposed Federal Recovery Strategy fo...
Sep 29th, 2019
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Hine’s Emerald Dragonfly – Chris Evans photo Update October 1 2019 – link to Chris Evans submission. Even though it is past the consultation deadline of September 30 2019 set by Canada Wildlife Services, you may still contact them to express concern, and let your elected representat...
Sep 12th, 2019
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In its 12th season, BTC ramps up by adding 2 more months: September and May From BTC The Be the Change Film Series (BTC) has become a Collingwood institution. Now in its 12th year, BTC has added a month on either end, extending the season from September to May. BTC screens environmentally and sociall...
Sep 8th, 2019
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by Ian Adams Wasaga Sun A Wasaga Beach councillor will continue his tenure as chair of the conservation authority. At its Aug. 23 meeting, the board of the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority decided not to ask for George Watson’s resignation, even though his municipality had expressed the view...
Aug 23rd, 2019
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NVCA CAO Doug Hevenor and Vice-Chairs Keith White and Donna Jebb. -AWARE Simcoe photo UPDATED Sept. 28 2019 Discussion of Yurek letter cut short  By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority directors have decided Wasaga Beach Councillor George Watson will continue to ...
Aug 21st, 2019
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The following letter was sent by Doug Hevenor, CAO of the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority, to Environment Minister Jeff Yurek I am writing in response to your letter dated August 16, 2019 requesting the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) to start shutting down any programs not...
Aug 19th, 2019
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Premier Doug Ford speaks with media in a flooded area of Constance Bay northwest of Ottawa on April 26, 2019. Kamara Morozuk / National Observer photo Province Moves to Constrain Conservation Authorities’ Programs and Services Scroll down for media coverage News release from Conservation Ontari...
Aug 5th, 2019
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Today we have almost enough forests and wetlands to buffer the watershed from the impacts of climate change and the stress of phosphorus pollution. But we are losing, not gaining, forests and wetlands. Stronger, strategic protections needed in Simcoe County, report shows News release from Rescue Lake...