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Apr 26th, 2019
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Does this look like an arterial inter-county road to you? A very, very BAD idea. Help us defeat it on May 8 From Blue Mountain Watershed Trust Clearview sells County Road 91 to gravel pit, proposes to turn 26/27 – a summer road with a 14% grade – into a year-round thoroughfare. *** ATTEND...
Apr 19th, 2019
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The Golden Eagle is endangered in Ontario, which means the species lives in the wild but is facing imminent extinction or extirpation. -San Diego Zoo photo News release from the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition It is becoming a pattern with this government to hear, once again, that Ontario’s most se...
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Apr 19th, 2019
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Last month, the Ford government issued a discussion paper on reducing waste and litter. It was an attempt to launch an important debate that unfortunately got lost in the tsunami of legislative and regulatory change that has crashed over this province. Reducing Litter and Waste in Our Communities Dis...
Apr 16th, 2019
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Kirtland’s Warbler News release from County of Simcoe The County of Simcoe continues to invest in our forests through its largest tree planting effort in decades. Starting on April 15, the county’s Forestry Department will contribute to Simcoe County’s #greenandgrowing forests through the plant...
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...