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Apr 16th, 2019
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2019-20 SCGC executive board: Charlene Strudwick, Phil Brennan,Tom Kurtz, Al McNair and Sandy Agnew. News release from the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition On Sunday, April 14, the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition (SCGC) held its annual general meeting to reset focus on upcoming priorities and vote...
Apr 13th, 2019
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Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland receives letters written by Innisdale Collegiate students in support of Edwin Espinal from Barrie-Innisfil MP John Brassard. By Janet Spring Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland has responded misleadingly, and even deceptively – in the asse...
Apr 8th, 2019
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From Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition Shelly Skinner, Terra Sandy Roy, Dan Janssen, Sheetal Rawal, and Keenan Aylwin join an open-ended discussion on the future of our communities. When Sunday at 3 PM – 4:30 PM This event is just after the SCGC AGM. If you’d like to participate in that, which ...
Apr 7th, 2019
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Anne Learn Sharpe of AWARE Essa Groups have until mid-July to submit proposals for seed plant property by Brad Pritchard Alliston Herald The future of the seed plant property in Angus remains as uncertain since the day its closure was announced a year and a half ago. The province says it’s now in the...
Apr 2nd, 2019
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Government of Canada response to House of Commons petition presented Feb. 19 2019 by MP Alex Nuttall (Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte) SIGNED BY THE HONOURABLE CHRYSTIA FREELAND Minister of Foreign Affairs Canada is a strong supporter of the rights of people of Hondurans. The promotion and protection ...
Mar 29th, 2019
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Beaver River wetlands – Friends of the Greenbelt photo Lakehead prof focusing research on Lake Simcoe, Visiting McGill professor offers ideas for carbon capture By: Nathan Taylor Orillia Matters Scientists and academics around the world are tackling one of the biggest issues of our time: climat...
Mar 25th, 2019
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Cheryl Hardcastle MP By Janet Spring Springwater News September 21 2019 Since Edwin Espinal’s arrest, the Simcoe County Honduras Rights Monitor has received support from many different organizations and political parties. We have taken a non-partisan approach in our campaign to free Edwin Espinal and...
Mar 22nd, 2019
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Water protectors gather at Teedon Pit entrance.  AWARE News Network Thank you to the Council of Canadians and regional organizer Mark Calzavera for rallying their province-wide network of supporters to the defence of our water. Click here to sign the COC letter to Ontario Minister of Natural Resource...
Mar 22nd, 2019
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Dr. John Cherry  News release from AWARE Simcoe Groundwater will be the topic of discussion at a public meeting co-sponsored by AWARE Simcoe and the Elmvale Foundation on Sunday April 28 in Elmvale. “Groundwater is of major interest to residents of north Simcoe,” said AWARE Simcoe chair Don Morgan. “...
Mar 15th, 2019
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AWARE News Network Simcoe County Council holds a special meeting next week, to consider the governance review launched by the Ontario government. Here is the agenda. Note listed correspondence for useful background on communications between the province and the county. Special Council and Committee o...