Nov 2nd, 2017
Before the clearcutting: Beeton Woods in spring Legal action continues to collect funds regarding effort to save Beeton Woods AWARE Simcoe news release Once again, Simcoe County Council has decided to use its considerable resources to try to extract funds from AWARE Simcoe, a citizens’ group that wor...
Oct 30th, 2017
News release from the Water Walkers of Beausoleil Island First Nation Hundreds are expected to gather this weekend to protest the expansion of an aggregate open pit mine on a pure fresh water resource known as the Alliston Aquifer. The water is some of the purest to have been tested on Earth. Protest...
Oct 25th, 2017
News release from the Friends of the Waverley Uplands Local residents in the Waverley and Township of Tiny areas have fought for 25 years to stop Simcoe County from putting a dump site on top of the Alliston Aquifer, and concerns have begun to mount again as gravel extraction companies take aim at Fr...
Oct 24th, 2017
UPDATE from Vicki Monague: Boozhoo Relatives, This is the official poster for the Water Walk coming up on November 4th & 5th, 2017. Water Walk Poster 2017 This walk is in response to a threat of the Alliston Aquifer. There is a proposal to significantly expand an existing quarry on the Alliston A...
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...