• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

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Apr 17th, 2018
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By Waasekom – Photos by Fred Cattroll Indigenous people from all over Canada and the United States gathered at Site 41 atop the world’s purest documented water to support the growing effort to once again protect the Alliston Aquifer.           The Friends of the Waverle...
Apr 16th, 2018
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Hines Emerald Dragonfly -Chris Evans photo Only known Canadian site for the endangered Hine’s emerald dragonfly NCC News release April 11 2018 The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) today announced the protection of an additional 43 hectares (107 acres) in the Minesing Wetlands. Located 12 kilometres...
Apr 13th, 2018
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Ontario Green Party leader Mike Schreiner and Simcoe North Green candidate Valierie Powell join water protectors at the Teedon Pit -AWARE Simcoe photo  AWARE News Network Some 30 people turned out to welcome Ontario Green Party leader Mike Schreiner who made a flying visit to the latest front line in...
Apr 12th, 2018
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From Friends of the Waverley Uplands Ontario Green Party leader Mike Schreiner is expected in Waverley on Friday April 13. He’s to be at the Darby Rd. entrance to the Teedon Pit at 11:30 am. He plans to meet with Friends of the Waverley Uplands and other concerned residents for about 15 minutes. Feel...
Apr 12th, 2018
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from the Midhurst Ratepayers’ Asociation Annual General Meeting! When: Sunday April 22 7:00pm – 8:00pm Where: Midhurst Community Centre 74 Doran Road Your Association is dedicated to protecting our wonderful quality of life in Midhurst. Attending the AGM is the best way to get the latest ...
Apr 10th, 2018
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Karen Spring Elmvale Community Meeting #FreeEdwinEspinal Link to video of entire meeting on YouTube … CTV News Barrie: Speaking up for an imprisoned loved one … Local human rights activist overwhelmed by hometown support ‘There needs to be a strong voice,’ said Simcoe North MP...
Apr 9th, 2018
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                  Above, crowd at the Elmvale Community Hall; list of Honduras political prisoners posted at the meeting; Springwater Mayor Bill French and Simcoe North MP Bruce Stanton; Janet Spring and her daughter Karen, a human rights worker in Hondura...
Apr 7th, 2018
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Led by Josephine Mandamin You are invited by the Water Walkers to join together with them once again to help protect the pure waters at Site 41. The world’s purest groundwater is under threat again – this time from a gravel pit expansion in the recharge area for the pristine aquifer in Simcoe C...
Apr 4th, 2018
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In happier times: Edwin Espinal and Karen Spring Simcoe County family demanding release of Honduran political prisoners, including their own family member By Erika Engel Collingwood Connection Human rights abuses in Honduras are little known and likely rarely discussed at a typical Canadian dinner ta...
Mar 28th, 2018
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Edwin Espinal, in November 2015 with young friends in Rio Blanco where he had gone to support Berta Cáceres, just months before her assassination. -Karen Spring photo From Simcoe County Honduras Rights Monitor  The Spring family of Elmvale is hosting a meeting on the extreme danger faced by their dau...