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Apr 24th, 2018
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Kathryn Enders From AWARE Oro-Medonte Annual General Meeting -Thursday April 26, 2018 7:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.  Edgar Community Hall  Guest Speaker: Kathryn Enders – Executive Director Ontario Farmland Trust Topic: Protecting Farmland Forever The Ontario Farmland Trust (OFT) focuses on direct land prote...
Apr 22nd, 2018
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After a sunrise ceremony last year at Cedar Point -AWARE Simcoe photo Letter to the Springwater News from Anne Ritchie Nahuis On April 9th 2018, Tiny Township Council considered an appeal to the Ontario Municipal board by Dufferin Aggregates / CRH Canada Group of the municipality’s failure to approve...
Apr 17th, 2018
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By Waasekom – Photos by Fred Cattroll Indigenous people from all over Canada and the United States gathered at Site 41 atop the world’s purest documented water to support the growing effort to once again protect the Alliston Aquifer.           The Friends of the Waverle...
Apr 13th, 2018
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Ontario Green Party leader Mike Schreiner and Simcoe North Green candidate Valierie Powell join water protectors at the Teedon Pit -AWARE Simcoe photo  AWARE News Network Some 30 people turned out to welcome Ontario Green Party leader Mike Schreiner who made a flying visit to the latest front line in...
Apr 12th, 2018
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From Friends of the Waverley Uplands Ontario Green Party leader Mike Schreiner is expected in Waverley on Friday April 13. He’s to be at the Darby Rd. entrance to the Teedon Pit at 11:30 am. He plans to meet with Friends of the Waverley Uplands and other concerned residents for about 15 minutes. Feel...
Apr 11th, 2018
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Municipal Affairs Minister Bill Mauro called on to act From the North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance Ontario’s Minister of Municipal Affairs, Bill Mauro, has told TV Ontario that he is not contemplating issuing a Zoning Order to prohibit the DG Group from building a giant residential development o...
Apr 10th, 2018
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NDP MPP Peter Tabuns suggested that the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority was running roughshod over provincial laws Thanks to permits issued before Betamax went out of style, a development near Lake Simcoe is going ahead despite policies designed to stop projects exactly like it By John Mich...
Apr 7th, 2018
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Led by Josephine Mandamin You are invited by the Water Walkers to join together with them once again to help protect the pure waters at Site 41. The world’s purest groundwater is under threat again – this time from a gravel pit expansion in the recharge area for the pristine aquifer in Simcoe C...
Mar 29th, 2018
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Aurora Mayor and LSRCA chair Geoffrey Dawe -Aurora Banner photo Open letter to Lake Simcoe Watershed Community From the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority Recently the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (Conservation Authority) Board of Directors made a unanimous decision to approve a p...
Mar 27th, 2018
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Georgina Ward 3 Counc. Dave Neeson (left) and North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance Chair Jack Gibbons at the LRSCA board meeting. -Metroland photo March 23 board decision met with chorus of ‘shame on you’ from standing-room-only crowd by Heidi Riedner Georgina Advocate Pursuing a land swap t...