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Feb 21st, 2021
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From Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition Lake Simcoe is stressed by phosphorus loads, climate change, and invasive species. The Lake Simcoe Protection Plan (LSPP) addresses these issues and lays out regulations, monitoring, and outreach strategies to address these stressors. If implemented, the LSPP would p...
Feb 17th, 2021
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Statement on Province’s Consultation to Expand the Greenbelt from the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition Steve Clark, Minister for Municipal Affairs and Housing, announced this morning that the province is opening a consultation about Greenbelt expansion. Specifically, it was suggested that the Greenb...
Feb 1st, 2021
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Friends of Simcoe Forests file legal arguments challenging minister’s law exempting natural heritage provisions from the Freele Forest Media release from Friends of Simcoe Forests The Friends of Simcoe Forests Inc. (FSF) continues to press and question the use of the Freele County Forest to hou...
Jan 29th, 2021
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Rally at Site 41 – Summer of 2009 From Wellington Water Watchers On January 14th 2021, a 10 year permit to take water was granted for use in the Teedon gravel pit in Tiny Township, Ontario. We are asking you to take action against this. The Teedon pit seeks to take water from the adjacent [&hel...
Jan 27th, 2021
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 Spring water ‘I think it’s time to send David in to fight Goliath,’ says Wishart. “I think we’ve got more than a stone and a slingshot. We can fill the road out in front of the township office with people who want to support this effort, financially and in voice.’ By: Mehreen...
Jan 27th, 2021
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‘My suggestion would be we clearly appeal every step,’ says council member, upset by the docility shown by fellow members around appealing the renewal of permit to take water for Tiny’s Teedon Pit By: Mehreen Shahid Midland Today Some Tiny council members want some serious action be...
Jan 27th, 2021
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Tiny Township Council in special meeting January 26 2021 By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Tiny Township Council will go into closed session this afternoon, to consider its options following the provincial government decision to grant a 10-year permit to take water to CRH Canada for its Waverley Upl...
Jan 25th, 2021
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Jan 23rd, 2021
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Drs. William Shotyk and Michael Powell collect groundwater samples from an artesian well last year. AWARE Simcoe photo From Dr. Michael Power, University of Alberta Letter to Shawn Persaud, Tiny Township director of planning and development January 12 2021 Thanks very much for your patience regarding...
Jan 23rd, 2021
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Erin Archer. Anne Ritchie Nahuis and Judith Grant at the Elmvale flow (fed by an artesian well, one of many in the area that’s the source of the world’s purest water) for the launch last fall of the save our water tiny website “The water speaks to me; I know her to be a living [&hel...