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Aug 29th, 2018
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Jim Wilson, Minister of Economic Development and Trade, meets with members of AWARE Essa and Friends of the Utopia Gristmill & Park in Angus in first step of consultation over proposed tree seed plant closing. -AWARE Essa photo Ontario ministers hear a new vision for the Ontario Tree Seed Facilit...
Aug 26th, 2018
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From the Cheese Guy  What A Song Swap Art House Social to raise funds  for Friends of Simcoe Forests When Thursday August 30 2018 from 7 pm Where 77 Yonge Street South Elmvale Ontario. We will be behind the curtain in front of the Cheese Guy’s shoppe. — All are welcome to attend — L...
Aug 24th, 2018
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New Tecumseth Free Press Online Simcoe County’s expropriation of 0.045 acres of property in July 2012 as part of its Cty Rd 50 road widening project could end up costing the upper tier upwards of $200,000 once all the final bills are factored into the costs and damages the OMB awarded to the pr...
Aug 24th, 2018
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Penetanguishene ‘surprised’ by Gerry Marshall’s abrupt resignation as mayor Resigned Aug. 22, started work as chief administrative officer in Wasaga Beach Aug. 23 by Gisele Winton Sarvis Midland Mirror August 24 2018 Town of Penetanguishene staff were “surprised” by the announcement...
Aug 24th, 2018
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Get your comments in to province before the August 31 2018 deadline AWARE News Network The Friends of Simcoe Forests are calling on citizens to  express their concerns to the Ontario government about Simcoe County’s plan to house garbage, recycling, and organics facilities in the Freele Tract o...
Aug 6th, 2018
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Letter to the Toronto Star from Donna Deneault, Stouffville July 21 2018 Some of the cleanest water in the world is flowing through Simcoe County. You can drink it right out of the ground. The soil that exists there actually acts as a natural filtration system. However, we are very concerned that thi...
Aug 2nd, 2018
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AWARE Essa members Janet Lord-Genyk (left), Christine Runge, Anne Learn Sharpe and Maggie Curran welcome news of review. They are hoping to participate in the consultation process. – Brad Pritchard/Metroland photo Union president says closure plan made no sense by Brad Pritchard Alliston Herald...
Jul 18th, 2018
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From Ontario Public Service Employees Union Love trees? Want to make sure our forests are protected and resilient for years to come? Bring the whole family and join OPSEU Local 313 on July 21 in Angus, Ontario for a family-friendly rally and free BBQ to celebrate – and save – the Ontario ...
Jul 18th, 2018
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Simcoe-Grey MPP Jim Wilson made the closing a campaign issue. Now Ontario’s minister for economic development, job creation and trade, Wilson is shown with Fred Somerville at a protest outside the tree seed plant in May. -AWARE Simcoe photo UPDATE with message from AWARE Essa and and Friends of...
Jul 9th, 2018
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