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May 24th, 2019
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Grandmother Josephine still inspiring   By Erin Archer AWARE News Network Inspired by the late Grandmother Josephine, local Indigenous Student Advisor Aimee Grenier-Buchwald reached out to local schools “Want to do a Water Walk? Want to do a Water Walk? Want to do a Water Walk?” she asked dozens...
May 24th, 2019
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At Site 41 yesterday, Vicki Monague (left) of Beausoleil First Nation blessed water (in copper kettle) that she will be taking to Honduras. -AWARE Simcoe photo From Vicki’s Facebook post: Ambe Ojibwemodaa! May & June 2019, I will be joining HONDURAS: THE ROOTS OF MIGRATION, a delegation spo...
May 24th, 2019
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Tay Council Wed., June 12 at 10:00 a.m. The Cleanest Water on Earth: is it worth protecting? That will be the theme when Dr. William Shotyk, Bocock Chair for Agriculture and the Environment at the University of Alberta, presents to Tay Township Council some research highlights from the past 30 years ...
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May 22nd, 2019
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From Gravel Watch Ontario Our Government “For the People” excluded the People from their Industry Summit in March. This time we will be making our voices heard! Join us to learn more about the proposals being lobbied for by the aggregate industry and the impacts that they would have. Speakers will in...
May 22nd, 2019
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From Environmental Defence In the past year, Ontario has experienced a slew of regressive policies aiming to overturn decades of environmental protections put in place by previous governments of all political stripes. The list is staggering: the cancellation of the climate act and cap-and-trade, the ...
May 12th, 2019
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$400,000 Bayview Drive proposal has tortuous history   Letter from George Fischer, Ramara I am writing this email to make you aware of the upcoming Deputations by the residents of Bayview Drive (Ward 4) Ramara Township and that it may be newsworthy to have a reporter attend the public meeting of...
In Barrie
May 12th, 2019
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Something’s happening… -CBC News photo When Tuesday, May 21, 7pm Where Holly Community Centre (Multi-Purpose Room) 171 Mapleton Ave. , Barrie Who You! Hosted by The Leap Barrie Join us for a town hall meeting to help shape the vision for a Green New Deal for Canada. This event is one of m...
May 12th, 2019
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Ramara Mayor Basil Clarke favours $50 charge.  Concerned Citizens of Ramara upset about potential of fee; ‘Only offering audio is not providing good service or transparency’ Letter to Orillia Matters from Mike Douglas & Anna Bourgeois Concerned Citizens of Ramara Ramara Township Counc...
May 10th, 2019
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Dan Janssen ‘My hope is that we will have the political will and courage to make the shift towards a sustainable future’ Letter to OrilliaMatters from Dan Janssen, federal NDP candidate for Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte May 10 2019 Last Sunday, after getting home from work, my family and...
May 7th, 2019
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Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, centre, at one of three news conferences (in Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal) launching Green New Deal. –Common Dreams photo Youth, Artists, Scientists, Indigenous Leaders and Groups urge climate action to cut emissions in half within 11 years From Council of Canadi...