• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

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Mar 17th, 2018
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Developers Driving the Simcoe County Bus The comment period for the Province’s Growing the Greenbelt study areas proposal closed March 7. Simcoe County and most of the local municipalities are almost frothing at the mouth in opposition. They claim all the various existing pieces of legislation and of...
Mar 15th, 2018
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Tiny Township and Sustainable Severn Sound -Midland Mirror photo  by Andrew Mendler Midland Mirror Tiny Township is continuing to be at the forefront of sustainability and climate change initiatives. The municipality is the first in the region to officially join the Partners for Climate Protection Pr...
Mar 5th, 2018
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AWARE News Network About 100 people gathered outside the Wyebridge Community Centre in a vigil for the water, as a community liaison committee of local residents appointed by Dufferin Aggregates held its first meeting inside. Speakers included Vicki Monague, Beth Brass Elson, Roley Monague, Jeff Mona...
Mar 5th, 2018
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MEDIA ADVISORY A few hundred people are expected to participate in a sacred prayer vigil to protect the Alliston Aquifer at the Wyebridge Community Centre. Participants include local area residents, concerned citizens, environmental groups, First Nations, Sustainable Trent and leaders of the Site 41 ...
Mar 2nd, 2018
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Water Keepers gather at the flow by Highway 27, north of Elmvale By Melanie Robitaille Friends of the Waverley Uplands Somewhere between the whir of passing cars and the gushing of one of the purest flowing aquifers in the world is where I stood, surrounded by new faces, but everyone I now call frien...
Mar 1st, 2018
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Water Walkers gather at the entrance to the Teedon Pit in November 2017 from Anishinabe Kwewag & Supporters When, where: Monday, 5 March 2018 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST Wyebridge Community Centre 8340 County Rd 93 Wyebridge, Ontario Background The Alliston Aquifer, known to hold some of the world̵...
Mar 1st, 2018
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AWARE News Network The March 7 deadline is fast approaching for you to let the government know what you think about expanding the Greenbelt into Simcoe County. Here’s a map of the area to be studied (we’re not at the stage of defining an expanded greenbelt yet). This is a simple explanation of what y...
Feb 16th, 2018
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Vicki Monague By Kate Harries AWARE News Network The Ontario government has extended by two months the comment period on an application by CRH Canada Group for a 10-year renewal to its permit to take water (PTTW) at the Dufferin Aggregates Teedon pit. The pit is on the French’s Hill recharge area for...
Feb 1st, 2018
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Mayor George Cornell  By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Tiny Township residents as well as members of council expressed concerns Monday about an application by CRH Canada Group Ltd. for a renewal of a permit to take water at its Waverley Teedon Pit. Councillors requested a report from their engineer...
Feb 1st, 2018
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Jennifer Howard photo From the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition We are pleased to partner with the Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA), the Ontario Headwaters Institute, and the Ontario Environment Network to present, “WaterScapes – A Community Discussion on Water Protection...