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Jul 17th, 2019
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End of the road? Canada’s nature emergency News release from the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society In advance of Canada Parks Day, the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) is welcoming Canada’s efforts to meet our 2020 land protection commitments and urging the federal government t...
Jul 17th, 2019
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Wasaga Beach Councillor and NVCA Chair George Watson AWARE News Network Wasaga Beach Councillor George Watson has written to members of the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority board to say he does not intend to step down as chair. Watson says he has worked “diligently and tirelessly” as the hea...
Jul 16th, 2019
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From SOS Beaverton  SOS Beaverton is a group of concerned citizens who want to protect the health of Lake Simcoe now and for future generations. We want to stop the ongoing dumping of sediment and chemicals into Lake Simcoe. Asian vegetable farming on the east shores of Lake Simcoe north of Beaverton...
Jul 10th, 2019
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Green Party leader Elizabeth May Community Matters Tour with Elizabeth May -July 17th in Orillia News release from Green Party of Canada Elizabeth May — Leader of the Green Party of Canada and MP for Saanich-Gulf Islands — wants to hear from you! Real change starts with real conversation. What matter...
Jul 8th, 2019
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Jack Gibbons By Mike Anderson Georgina Post Like a modern-day Don Quixote, Jack Gibbons is tilting at windmills. But the windmills are not imaginary giants. They are local politicians. Mr. Gibbons is the chair of Lake Simcoe Watch, a local environmental lobby group, that is mounting an aggressive law...
Jul 4th, 2019
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Amaranth Councillor Margaret Mercer, Melancthon Councillor Shirley Boxem and Collingwood Councillor Mariane McLeod. -AWARE Simcoe photo AWARE News Network Is Wasaga Beach Councillor George Watson in conflict for calling for the dissolution of the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority while at the...
Jul 4th, 2019
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  From Janet French Simcoe County Honduras Rights Monitor Today Datamax Outdoor Advertising erected two more signs to help us advocate for Edwin and others’ release from prison. We put one on our home farm on Highway 92 which leads to Wasaga Beach. The highway is really busy at this time o...
Jul 3rd, 2019
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Festival at Fort Willow 2017 – M Breslin photo From the Friends of Fort Willow Join NVCA and the Friends of Historic Fort Willow for the 2019 Canada Historic Places Day. Fort Willow Conservation Area is recognized as a national historic site for its role in the development of Simcoe County and ...
Jun 28th, 2019
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Justice Frank Marrocco From Collingwood Judicial Inquiry website he public hearings for Part 1 of the Inquiry concluded on June 28, 2019. Part 1 dealt with the 50% share sale of Collus to PowerStream Inc. The Participants’ closing submissions for Part 1 are due August 31, 2019. These submission...
Jun 28th, 2019
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John Hawke  by Andrew Mendler Midand Mirror John Hawke has blocked off the main entrance to Awenda Provincial Park in opposition of the Williams Treaty land claim settlement agreed upon by seven area First Nations. The 34-year-old Christian Island resident dropped a tree across the roadway at the par...