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Oct 21st, 2019
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Tiny Township Council in session From the Tiny Cottager We have uploaded the videos on our site of Council´s discussion of the Sarjeant haul road on October 16th, 2019. The licence allows each pit to remove 1 million tonnes per year, although the projection is 150,000 tonnes. One of the pits has a li...
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 –...
Aug 22nd, 2019
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Verna Friday from Bear Island (Temagami First Nation) and Beth Brass Elson from Chimnissing Anishinabek Territory (Beausoleil First Nation) flank John Hawke in Midland court today. -AWARE Simcoe photo AWARE News Network Around a dozen people, most of them veterans of the Site 41 battle, turned out to...
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 5th, 2019
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Today we have almost enough forests and wetlands to buffer the watershed from the impacts of climate change and the stress of phosphorus pollution. But we are losing, not gaining, forests and wetlands. Stronger, strategic protections needed in Simcoe County, report shows News release from Rescue Lake...
Jul 29th, 2019
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John Hawke by Andrew Mendler  Midland Mirror The main entrance to Awenda Provincial Park is open again. The protest was disbanded by park staff and the Southern Georgian Bay OPP on July 28, more than five weeks after the blockade was first established. How did it start? Johnny Hawk, a 34-year-old Chr...
Jul 28th, 2019
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Celia Fox, right, of Newmarket chats with Water Protectors Erin Archer and Lynne Gibson yesterday before signing the petition to protect the water. -AWARE Simcoe photo AWARE News Network It’s busy at the flow (the Water Kiosk on Highway 27 north of Elmvale). The purest groundwater ever tested, ...
Jul 17th, 2019
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The Green Party’s Elizabeth May with AWARE Simcoe Chair Don Morgan on Darby Road in Waverley. -AWARE Simcoe photo By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Federal Green Party Leader Elizabeth May stopped at the gates of the Teedon Pit in Waverley today to express her commitment to the protection of t...
Jul 17th, 2019
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End of the road? Canada’s nature emergency News release from the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society In advance of Canada Parks Day, the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) is welcoming Canada’s efforts to meet our 2020 land protection commitments and urging the federal government t...
Jun 28th, 2019
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John Hawke  by Andrew Mendler Midand Mirror John Hawke has blocked off the main entrance to Awenda Provincial Park in opposition of the Williams Treaty land claim settlement agreed upon by seven area First Nations. The 34-year-old Christian Island resident dropped a tree across the roadway at the par...