Sep 24th, 2017
AWARE News Network Around 150 people packed the Wyebridge Community Centre last Tuesday September 19 to hear about plans to extract gravel from the Waverley Uplands, the recharge area for the “purest water in the world.” The Uplands are a key element of a natural filtration system that results in wat...
Sep 22nd, 2017
Open letter to Premier Kathleen Wynne from William Shotyk, Ph.D. , Dr. rer. nat. habil., P.Ag., president of the Elmvale Foundation and Bocock Chair for Agriculture and the Environment, University of Alberta Re: protecting the spring waters of Springwater and Tiny Townships Dear Premier Wynne, Since ...
Sep 22nd, 2017
Tiny Concession 2, September 22 2017 -AWARE Simcoe photo Letter to Our Midland from John Morgan, Midland September 22, 2017 I just learned today that the huge effort to put a halt to Site 41 taught no lessons. Several conversations today, with local individuals, divulged that the water pressure from ...
Sep 19th, 2017
Open letter from Ann Truyens, Oro-Medonte to Kathryn McGarry, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry I find it extremely unconscionable that your ministry has recently informed the Township of Tiny in a letter that it had consented to eight amendments to the site plan of the Beamish gravel pit. T...
Sep 16th, 2017
By Brent Patterson Council of Canadians On May 16, 2017 AWARE News Network reported, “William Shotyk, right, addresses Tiny Township Council. Vickie Monague of Beausoleil First Nation, known for her role in stopping Dump Site 41, is at left, live streaming the presentation.” The communit...
Sep 15th, 2017
See below for update, text of flier ATTENTION RESIDENTS OF TINY, SPRINGWATER AND TAY TOWNSHIP from Friends of the Waverley Uplands Protecting French’s Hill * The Recharge Area For The Alliston Aquifer There will be a public meeting held by Dufferin Aggregates on Tuesday September 19. 2017 * Wye...
Aug 6th, 2017
From Friends of the Waverly Uplands Dufferin Aggregates is hosting a meeting for neighbours of the Teedon Pit regarding neighbours’ concerns aregarding damage to the underlying aquifer. The meeting is set for TUESDAY AUGUST 8 AT 6:30 P.M. at the North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Centre (Formally Mid...
Aug 3rd, 2017
First annual showcase of local talent and resources By Tiny Township Councillor Cindy Hastings The inaugural Farm Fresh Food Fest is fast approaching! The volunteer association has been working very hard to put the finishing touches on what promises to be a successful annual celebration of agricultur...
Jun 20th, 2017
AWARE News Network Dr. William Shotyk, Bocock chair of Agriculture and the Environment at the University of Alberta, will appear before Springwater Township Council to talk about the aquifer that, for decades, was threatened by Simcoe County’s plan for Dump Site 41. In 2006, Shotyk, the owner of an a...
Jun 16th, 2017
Black Tern chicks and parent -Jennifer Howard photo By Kate Harries Springwater News The elegant and acrobatic Black Tern is a species of special concern in Ontario – but Tiny Marsh has a healthy breeding population of these interesting birds. Dave Moore of the Canadian Wildlife Service, who is leadi...