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Dec 6th, 2017
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Dianne Saxe Facility is important in the preservation of Ontario’s biodiversity – ECO Letter from the Environmental Commission of Ontario to Susan Antler, Friends of the Utopia Mill & Park Thank you for your message of October 13th sharing your message to Premier Wynne and Minister McGarry ...
Dec 5th, 2017
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Letter to Premier Kathleen Wynne and Natural Resources from North Grenville Mayor David Gordon We, the Council and residents of North Grenville are deeply concerned about the August 2017 announcement by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) that the Tree Seed Plant in Angus is schedul...
Dec 3rd, 2017
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From AWARE Essa and Friends of Utopia Mill and Park Join us at the Essa Administrative Offices, 5786 County Road 21, Utopia ON at 6:00 p.m. on December 6. AWARE Essa will be giving a ten-minute deputation to Essa Council asking for their support for our efforts to keep the Tree Seed Plant open in [&h...
Nov 27th, 2017
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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 24th, 2017
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  AWARE News Network The Ontario Liberals aren’t listening when the top forestry experts in the province tell them that their government has made a terrible mistake in deciding to close the Ontario Tree Seed Facility. These are just a few of the leaders who have written to Premier Kathleen Wynne...
Nov 23rd, 2017
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  From the Blue Mountain Watershed Trust Those attending the Blue Mountain Watershed Trust AGM next Wednesday November 29th are in for a treat. Acclaimed author Mark Zelinski will be on hand to speak about his newest book, Heart of Turtle Island, a spectacular photographic exposé on the Niagara ...
Nov 22nd, 2017
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InsideOttawaValley  November 20 2017 Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark says plans by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry to close the Ontario Tree Seed Plant in Angus puts the future of the Ferguson Forest Centre in North Grenville along with 13 full-time jobs and the more than $1 million it...
Nov 20th, 2017
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UPDATE: Scroll down for HOW THEY VOTED News release from New Tecumseth Township  November 20 2017 At a Special Council meeting held on Nov. 20, New Tecumseth Council voted to appoint Peter W. Anderson as Ward 5 Councillor effective immediately and for the remainder of the Council term ending on Nov. ...
Nov 20th, 2017
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Councillor Marc Biss The following is a letter from AWARE Simcoe chair Don Morgan to Mayor Rick Milne and members of New Tecumseth Council The procedure adopted by council on October 30, 2017 and set out by your clerk in notices posted on the township website quite properly provides for openness and ...
Nov 20th, 2017
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  My name is Stephanie MacLellan I am a mother of 4 beautiful girls, I am a lifelong resident of New Tecumseth, I reside in Ward 5 and I would like to become the new in-term Ward 5 Councillor. In March 2015 I joined a movement to save an inconvenient forest. Through this I discovered […]...