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May 26th, 2018
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From Lake Simcoe Watch We asked the provincial election candidates in the 11 Lake Simcoe watershed ridings what they are willing to do to protect Lake Simcoe – and where they stand on four issues that are vital to the health of the watershed . Their responses are now posted on our web site: www...
May 25th, 2018
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Waiting outside La Tolva jail -Ben Powless photo Update May 28 from the Simcoe County Honduras Rights Monitor delegation   The Simcoe County Honduras Rights Monitor, from rural Ontario, has returned from their seven-person fact-finding delegation (May 22-27) to Honduras to demand the release of polit...
May 22nd, 2018
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By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Springwater’s compliance audit committee meets on Friday to receive the second audit of Mayor Bill French’s 2014 campaign expenses, completed by Glen Davison of Froese Forensic Partners. The committee members, appointed jointly by Springwater and Oro-Med...
May 21st, 2018
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Experts: Drs. John Cherry and Bill Shotyk after Shotyk’s presentation in Elmvale last week. -Kate Harries photo By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Scientist Bill Shotyk may be getting some company in his 25-year study of the exceptional water that flows out of artesian wells in the Waverley are...
May 17th, 2018
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Presentation by Dr William Shotyk at St. John’s United Church Elmvale: The Science & Spirituality of Water – May 16 2018 Watch in Youtube...
May 10th, 2018
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From St. John’s United Church Wednesday, May 16, 7 p.m. The Science and Spirituality of Water A public presentation sponsored by Spirit Café, St. John’s United Church Keynote: by Dr. Bill Shotyk “My Last Lecture: the ecological restoration of our farm near Elmvale, Ontario” Ceremony: Rev. Meg J...
May 1st, 2018
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Looking for justice, on Parliament Hill From Simcoe County Honduras Rights Monitor  A mother and daughter with the full backing of their rural Ontario community are in Ottawa seeking support from the Canadian government for the immediate release of political prisoners in Honduras. Karen Spring, a hum...
Apr 27th, 2018
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News release from Springwater Township The Township of Springwater is pleased to announce that it has entered into formal negotiations to purchase approximately 50 acres of land from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) for the establishment of a community hub. The subject lands are ...
Apr 22nd, 2018
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After a sunrise ceremony last year at Cedar Point -AWARE Simcoe photo Letter to the Springwater News from Anne Ritchie Nahuis On April 9th 2018, Tiny Township Council considered an appeal to the Ontario Municipal board by Dufferin Aggregates / CRH Canada Group of the municipality’s failure to approve...
Apr 22nd, 2018
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Janet and Karen Spring with Springwater Deputy Mayor Don Allen ‘Not dealing with a normal bunch down there’ – Councillor Perry Ritchie News release from Simcoe County Honduras Rights Monitor  Springwater Township Council has unanimously voted to call on the federal government to uphold human rights a...