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Sep 8th, 2019
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by Ian Adams Wasaga Sun A Wasaga Beach councillor will continue his tenure as chair of the conservation authority. At its Aug. 23 meeting, the board of the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority decided not to ask for George Watson’s resignation, even though his municipality had expressed the view...
Sep 4th, 2019
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Steve Ogden in 2009 as the Site 41 protest camp was being set up. Vicki Monague is in the background. -Kate Harries photo ‘This collection offers comprehensive documentation of an important episode in Canadian environmental activism’ By Kate Harries AWARE News Network It’s official –...
Sep 3rd, 2019
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Edwin Espinal and Karen Spring on recent break in north Honduras Simcoe County Honduras Rights Toronto Event September 18, 2019 By Janet Spring Simcoe County Honduras Rights Monitor On Friday September 30, we received devastating news that the prosecutor in Edwin Espinal and Raul Alvarez’s bail heari...
Sep 3rd, 2019
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Mayor Don Allen AWARE  Simcoe update – Monday Sept. 3 2019: Springwater Mayor Don Allen’s case on charges of operation of a motor vehicle while impaired as well as dangerous operation of a motor vehicle has been put over to October 1. Allen, 67, was not in Collingwood court today, the dat...
Aug 23rd, 2019
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NVCA CAO Doug Hevenor and Vice-Chairs Keith White and Donna Jebb. -AWARE Simcoe photo Discussion of Yurek letter cut short  By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority directors have decided Wasaga Beach Councillor George Watson will continue to serve as their chair. ...
Aug 21st, 2019
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The following letter was sent by Doug Hevenor, CAO of the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority, to Environment Minister Jeff Yurek I am writing in response to your letter dated August 16, 2019 requesting the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) to start shutting down any programs not...
Aug 21st, 2019
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Karen Spring and Edwin Espinal play chess for the first time. ‘Our [Canadian] politicians are involved in turning a blind eye to human rights abuses all around the world,’ said Karen Spring by: Erika Engel Collingwood Today In an apartment in Honduras’ capital city Tegucigalpa, a husband ...
Aug 20th, 2019
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Karen Spring, Edwin Espinal and Janet Spring flank Raul Alvarez after he’s released from La Tolva jail in Honduras From the Simcoe County Honduras Rights Monitor Committee The following meeting is being sponsored by the Simcoe County Honduras Rights Monitor Committee: Canada’s Role in Honduras ...
Aug 19th, 2019
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Premier Doug Ford speaks with media in a flooded area of Constance Bay northwest of Ottawa on April 26, 2019. Kamara Morozuk / National Observer photo Province Moves to Constrain Conservation Authorities’ Programs and Services Scroll down for media coverage News release from Conservation Ontari...
Aug 16th, 2019
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland chat with  Honduras Foreign Affairs Minister Maria Dolores Agüero at the Lima Group meeting in Ottawa this spring. The strange, distasteful case of Canada and Honduras By Rick Salutin Toronto Star I feel flummoxed, a word I’ve never...