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May 23rd, 2018
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Juvenile Midland Painted Turtles – Patrick Muldowan photo   From Lisa Richardson Ontario Nature Today is World Turtle Day. Take a moment to reflect on the midland painted turtle. The colourful reptile is a familiar sight along shorelines and in ponds throughout southern Ontario, but it is ...
May 23rd, 2018
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At a news conference May 23 at the office of the Committee of the Relatives of the Detained and Disappeared of Honduras (COFADEH) in Tegucigalpa are, from left of table, COFADEH coordinator Berta Oliva, Janet Spring of Elmvale, Grahame Russell of Rights Action and Honduran activist Karina Flores. -Be...
May 22nd, 2018
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“When I do a puzzle with my daughters, there is usually an elephant next to a giraffe next to a rhino. But if I was trying to give them a more realistic sense of the world, it would be a cow next to a cow next to a cow and then a chicken.”. (Photo: Ryan […]...
May 22nd, 2018
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By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Springwater’s compliance audit committee meets on Friday to receive the second audit of Mayor Bill French’s 2014 campaign expenses, completed by Glen Davison of Froese Forensic Partners. The committee members, appointed jointly by Springwater and Oro-Med...
May 21st, 2018
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Experts: Drs. John Cherry and Bill Shotyk after Shotyk’s presentation in Elmvale last week. -Kate Harries photo By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Scientist Bill Shotyk may be getting some company in his 25-year study of the exceptional water that flows out of artesian wells in the Waverley are...
May 21st, 2018
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From Friends of Simcoe Forests Annual General Meeting on Thursday May 24 2018 at 7 pm at the Midhurst Community Centre Guest Speakers include Area MPP Candidates Topic : The Environment...
May 17th, 2018
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Presentation by Dr William Shotyk at St. John’s United Church Elmvale: The Science & Spirituality of Water – May 16 2018 Watch in Youtube...
May 15th, 2018
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Neonics still used on 75% of Ontario corn and soy, despite government goal of reduction to  20% News release from the OBA When Ontario’s beekeepers opened their hives this spring, they found nothing but bad news for beekeepers, as well as for the vegetable and fruit growers who depend on bees for pol...
May 15th, 2018
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by Andrew Mendler Midland Mirror Penetanguishene councillors have changed their minds. Council won’t be adding $300,000 to the 2018 budget for legal fees to defend the decision to reject a residential subdivision proposed for woodland between Fox and Church streets. “I don’t think we need to raise th...
May 14th, 2018
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Simcoe-Grey MPP and PC candidate Jim Wilson with Fred Somerville of Somerville Nurseries outside the Ontario Tree Seed Plant in Angus -Alliston Herald photo Nursery owner concerned about tree availability by Brad Pritchard Alliston Herald  Simcoe-Grey MPP Jim Wilson says the Progressive Conservatives...