• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

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Mar 22nd, 2019
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Dr. John Cherry  News release from AWARE Simcoe Groundwater will be the topic of discussion at a public meeting co-sponsored by AWARE Simcoe and the Elmvale Foundation on Sunday April 28 in Elmvale. “Groundwater is of major interest to residents of north Simcoe,” said AWARE Simcoe chair Don Morgan. “...
Mar 20th, 2019
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Municipal Affairs Minister Steve Clark joins local MPPs and other representatives for Burl’s Creek announcement. Property owners awaiting final decision from Ontario Municipal Board: Downey by Frank Matys Orillia Today The owners of Burl’s Creek Event Grounds have secured an extension of a temp...
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 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 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 5th, 2019
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Clause proposed for Springwater already adopted by Tiny, Clearview, Midland and Penetanguishene A code of conduct is being proposed for Springwater Township that would curtail councillors’ freedom to speak at hearings that make key decisions on land use and development. A clause in the code developed...
Feb 23rd, 2019
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From Erin Archer Public Open House Presented by DufferinAggregates/CRH/Cedarhurst Tuesday March 5th Wyebridge Community Hall 4:00pm-7:00pm *with Rally 3:00pm-4:00pm Bring drums, rattles, sneakers and skirts! The Worlds Purest Water is being threatened yet again, but this time by big aggregate. Duffer...
Feb 18th, 2019
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Dave Stock and Beth Brass Elson after flag is raised at the Elmvale flow. -AWARE Simcoe photo By Kate Harries AWARE News Network February 20 2018 Someone took the Unity Flag within a day of its being raised at the Elmvale flow – but the word is out and increasing numbers are rallying to the […...
Feb 11th, 2019
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News release from Republic Live Republic Live announced The Rolling Stones will bring their hugely successful ‘No Filter’ tour to Burl’s Creek Event Grounds in Oro-Medonte this Canada Day weekend on Saturday June 29th for ‘Canada Rocks with The Rolling Stones.’ Burl’s Creek will be the final stop on ...
Feb 10th, 2019
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Singer and environmentalist Sarah Harmer Friday February 22: Sarah will be joined by Tim Gray, Jeff Monague, Becky Big Canoe, and the Caswell Choir Lions From the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition, Environmental Defence and the Lake Simcoe Rescue Coalition We are thrilled to announce that Sarah Harme...