Mar 1st, 2018
Water Walkers gather at the entrance to the Teedon Pit in November 2017 from Anishinabe Kwewag & Supporters When, where: Monday, 5 March 2018 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST Wyebridge Community Centre 8340 County Rd 93 Wyebridge, Ontario Background The Alliston Aquifer, known to hold some of the world̵...
Mar 1st, 2018
AWARE News Network The March 7 deadline is fast approaching for you to let the government know what you think about expanding the Greenbelt into Simcoe County. Here’s a map of the area to be studied (we’re not at the stage of defining an expanded greenbelt yet). This is a simple explanation of what y...
Feb 28th, 2018
New Tecumseth Free Press Online Ontario Potato Distributing Inc (OPDI) and Mattamy Homes have been granted party status in an Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) appeal not related to their proposed 15,000 unit subdivision, launched by San Marco In Lamis Ltd. attached to its 33.7 hectare property at 6209 1...
Feb 25th, 2018
As everyone knows the Province has released a map showing “Study Areas” where they are considering expanding the Greenbelt. The Greenbelt has been very effective in stopping sprawl where it exists now. About the only people who are opposed to it are developers, landowners (including a few farmers) wh...
Feb 24th, 2018
Alex and Tyler Mifflin From Susan Lloyd Swail Environmental Defence Ontario’s Greenbelt will be turning 13 on February 28, and we are celebrating with a Facebook LIVE chat at noon EST. Join us for a lively discussion hosted by TVO’s The Water Brothers, Alex and Tyler Mifflin. Margaret Prophet, Simcoe...
Feb 20th, 2018
Alliston encroachment? New Tecumseth Free Press Online Essa Township is joining with its neighbour, Adjala Tosorontio, in opposition to the provoincial government’s proposed expansion of the greenbelt protection zone along the Nottawasaga River corridor. A report to council on tomorrow night&...
Feb 19th, 2018
Ramara Deputy Mayor John O’Donnell By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Simcoe County councillors voted last week not to provide funding to facilitate participation by First Nations and Metis in an archaeological management plan. The project, being undertaken by Archaeological Services Inc., a w...
Feb 16th, 2018
Vicki Monague By Kate Harries AWARE News Network The Ontario government has extended by two months the comment period on an application by CRH Canada Group for a 10-year renewal to its permit to take water (PTTW) at the Dufferin Aggregates Teedon pit. The pit is on the French’s Hill recharge area for...