Dec 1st, 2018
This billboard near Barrie, Ont., calling for Edwin Espinal and other prisoners to be released, was provided free of charge by the advertising company. -Lorenda Reddekopp/CBC photo By Lorenda Reddekopp · CBC News Driving along Highway 90 near Barrie, Ont., you may notice a billboard that’s unu...
Nov 30th, 2018
Dan Davidson by Janis Ramsay Innisfil Journal Deputy Mayor-elect Dan Davidson has announced he is stepping down from his position as Friday Harbour Community Liaison Chair. Once an opponent of Friday Harbour while serving on a previous council, Davidson was later hired by the now defunct Ontario Muni...
Nov 28th, 2018
from Friends of Simcoe County Forests Fundraiser … at Nicholyn Farms, 3088 Horseshoe Valley Rd W … 10am-3pm or while quantities last. ...
Nov 28th, 2018
by Brad Pritchard Alliston Herald The Ontario Tree Seed Plant in Angus is closing down, the province has decided. The move comes about three months after the government initiated a consultation process involving the public, nurseries and the forestry industry to determine if the historic facility tha...
Nov 27th, 2018
Anne Learn Sharpe et Janet Lord-Genyk d’AWARE Essa s’inquiètent des conséquences sur la biodiversité des forêts de l’Ontario. Photo : Radio-Canada/Marie-Hélène Ratel Le gouvernement provincial ferme l’Installation de conditionnement des semences forestières de l’Ontario ...
Nov 26th, 2018
AWARE News Nework The Forest Gene Conservation Network (FGCN) has called on the Ontario government to continue support for the services provided by the Ontario Tree Seed Plant in Angus In a November 1 2018 letter to then Natural Resources Minister Jeff Yurek (the current minister is John Yakabuski), ...
Nov 25th, 2018
Removal of the position would be a ‘troubling decision for all Ontarians and should be an immediate cause for concern’ Letter to BarrieToday from Theresa McClenaghan Canadian Environmental Law Association, executive director I recently read your coverage titled, Ontario Tree Seed Plant a ...
Nov 24th, 2018
From Michael Douglas Concerned Citizens of Ramara Both the Ramara Township and the City of Kawartha Lakes Fill Bylaws were updated over the past month, as each of the municipalities’ response to addressing the spreading problem of large-scale soil dumping. So far the protective measures of thes...
Nov 23rd, 2018
Ontario Green Party leader Mike Schreiner with some members of the Simcoe County delegation in his Legislature office. -AWARE Simcoe photo News release from Waterkeepers A delegation of Simcoe County residents attended proceedings at the Ontario Legislature yesterday and met with MPPs to underscore ...
Nov 23rd, 2018
An early photograph of the African Church. AWARE News Network Oro-Medonte’s historic African church was built by black settlers in the mid-19th century and used by that community – some free black refugees, some escaped slaves and a few of them veterans of the War of 1812 – until 19...