• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

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Feb 22nd, 2016
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Keith and Ina Wood surrounded by supporters at the Site 41 protest camp, August 6 2009 ( See below for August 4 2009 SDS41 news release) AWARE News Network We have lost a friend. The Earth has lost a champion. And all those who fight to protect water, land and life have lost a passionate advocate [&h...
Feb 13th, 2016
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Rethinking citizen engagement in Peterborough will ‘knock your socks off’ Peterborough This Week February 3 2016 One of Canada’s leading voices for citizen engagement and new approaches to planning is coming to Peterborough on Feb. 10, as guest speaker and “provocateur” at two events hosted by local ...
Feb 10th, 2016
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Beausoleil First Nation Open Letter To Minister Of Health February 10, 2016 Dr. Eric Hoskin Minister of Health and Long Term Care 10th floor, Hepburn Block 80 Grosvenor Street Toronto, Ontario, M7A 2C4 Re: LHIN Recommendations for Georgian Bay General Hospital Greetings Minister Hoskins: My name is R...
Jan 31st, 2016
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  Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte MP Alex Nuttall addresses the Greenbelt meeting Life is a pay-attention contest: Oakville Mayor Rob Burton By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Protecting the natural environment makes communities more livable, safeguards our food and water for the future and reinvigora...
Jan 12th, 2016
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AWARE News Network A free public event to discuss issues surrounding Simcoe’s water, farmland and natural heritage systems ,and how we can protect these important resources through expanding the Greenbelt in Simcoe County. Saturday, January 30, 2016, 9:30-11:30 am Liberty North, 100 Caplan Avenue, Ba...
Dec 8th, 2015
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Cutting at Beeton Woods in March 2015 By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Monday, they started taking down more of the Beeton Woods. Stephanie MacLellan, one of the Beeton residents who spearheaded an effort to save the woodland just northwest of her village, watched in horror. “They’re not even cutti...
Nov 27th, 2015
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Join us for a free workshop for municipal staff from Sustainable Severn Sound Sustainable Severn Sound, in partnership with the Ontario Invasive Plant Council (OIPC) and with funding support from the Invasive Species Centre, is hosting a discussion on Invasive Plant Management Strategies on Thursday,...
Oct 1st, 2015
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Danny Beaton examines the massive stump of an ancient maple at French’s Hill Tiny’s large old forest tracts atop world’s purest water are a precious resource By John Bacher Tiny Township is blessed to have some of the rarest and largest old-growth forests in southern Ontario south o...
Sep 14th, 2015
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Report of Tiny Township Council Meeting Monday August 31, 2015 by Vickie Kee AWARE Tiny I was assured by Shawn Persaud, Manager of Planning & Development in Tiny and Councillor Hinton that all approvals have been met for this “trailer park,” but this development has been reduced from ...
Sep 12th, 2015
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How does the development industry work? Does the development industry buy up cheap farmland and then lobby small municipalities to rezone the land to build sprawling urban subdivisions where there is no employment, forcing home purchasers to commute? Does the development industry hire high priced law...