Mar 10th, 2019
Grandmother Josephine begins a Water Walk around Lake Simcoe – Looking back to June 24 2014. AWARE News Network By Maggie Malone AWARE Essa Betty Big Canoe and the rest of the Anishinaabe organizers of the Waawaasegaming (Lake Simcoe) Water Walk invited people from all Nations to walk with the...
Mar 8th, 2019
In her comment letter on the proposed Teedon Pit expansion – Donna Baylis of Food and Water First presents a comprehensive indictment of the aggregate industry and the exceptional accommodation offered to it under provincial legislation Attn: Hon. John Yakabuski, Minister minister.mnrf@ontario....
Mar 7th, 2019
Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in friendly discussion with Honduras Foreign Affairs Minister Maria Dolores Agüero, at the Lima Group meeting they hosted in Ottawa. Canadian government cozies up to corrupt Honduran regime through Lima Group By Ja...
Mar 7th, 2019
Janet and Karen Spring with Springwater Mayor Don Allen, in April 2018 photo By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Springwater Township Council has called on Canada “to stand by its stated position in support of human rights and the rule of law in Honduras,” demanding that the Honduran government of Jua...
Mar 5th, 2019
The Ontario Tree Seed Plant From AWARE Essa The Ontario government has closed the Tree Seed Plant in Angus. The 26-acre site of this unique historic facility is now in the government’s “disposition of realty” process. Organizations such as municipalities, conservation authorities an...
Mar 5th, 2019
Clause proposed for Springwater already adopted by Tiny, Clearview, Midland and Penetanguishene A code of conduct is being proposed for Springwater Township that would curtail councillors’ freedom to speak at hearings that make key decisions on land use and development. A clause in the code developed...
Feb 26th, 2019
From the Friends of Simcoe Forests The Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) has received The Friends of Simcoe Forests (FSF) appeal on the Ministry’s decision for a proposed Environmental Resource Recovery Centre in Simcoe County Forest. The Tribunal is required to conduct a preliminary determ...
Feb 23rd, 2019
From Erin Archer Public Open House Presented by DufferinAggregates/CRH/Cedarhurst Tuesday March 5th Wyebridge Community Hall 4:00pm-7:00pm *with Rally 3:00pm-4:00pm Bring drums, rattles, sneakers and skirts! The Worlds Purest Water is being threatened yet again, but this time by big aggregate. Duffer...
Feb 18th, 2019
Dave Stock and Beth Brass Elson after flag is raised at the Elmvale flow. -AWARE Simcoe photo By Kate Harries AWARE News Network February 20 2018 Someone took the Unity Flag within a day of its being raised at the Elmvale flow – but the word is out and increasing numbers are rallying to the […...
Feb 17th, 2019
John Bacher at DeCew Falls, St. Catharines. By John Bacher After becoming leader of the Conservative Party of Ontario, Ontario Premier Douglas Ford announced his election campaign with an ominous promise. This was that “If I have to hop on that bulldozer myself…we’re going to start building ro...