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Nov 18th, 2018
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Christian Island, Georgian Bay  from the Blue Mountain Watershed Trust Foundation  The Blue Mountain Watershed Trust Foundation will hold its annual general meeting on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at the Craigleith Community Centre, 132 Lakeshore Road East, The Blue Mountains. Agenda: 4:00 PM – Social ...
Nov 18th, 2018
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The endangered Blanding’s Turtle. As of April, 2018, when the Midland Painted Turtle was designated, all of Ontario’s eight turtle species are considered at risk or more under various designations by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) Two petitions circ...
Nov 17th, 2018
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Rama First Nation elder Lorraine McRae shares a song she wrote during the historic signing of the Williams Treaty Claim Settlement Saturday at the Rama MASK -Orillia Matters photo Federal and provincial governments issue official apologies; Pact ‘marks end of the struggle and the beginning of a...
Nov 16th, 2018
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  Environmental Commissioner Dianne Saxe Dr. Dianne Saxe, Ontario’s environment commissioner, set the stage with a wide-ranging and frank overview, ‘Climate Changes Everything’ by: BarrieToday Staff Third Age Barrie, A Life Long Learning Association, continued to provide stimulating ...
Nov 16th, 2018
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Speaking truth to power is not a conflict of interest for professional planners, board rules News release from Donnelly Law As the Globe and Mail reported on Nov 9, 2018, Mr. Victor Doyle MCIP, RPP has won his case against the Government of Ontario – he did not violate government ethics, his actions ...
Nov 16th, 2018
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November 5 2017: water walk finishes at Teedon Pit entrance -AWARE Simcoe photo by Andrew Mendler Midland Mirror The proposed expansion of a Tiny Township gravel pit will be going in front of the Ontario Municipal Board. Dufferin Aggregates, a division of CRH Canada, which owns and operates the Teedo...
Nov 15th, 2018
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“The need for genetically adapted native seeds has never been greater” – Margaret Curran, AWARE Essa FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ONTARIO TREE SEED PLANT IN ENVIRONMENTAL COMMISSIONER’S REPORT Angus, Ontario, November 15, 2018  -The critical role of the Ontario Tree Seed Plant in maintaini...
Nov 13th, 2018
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Raw sewage in Toronto’s inner harbour after an August storm. -Swim Drink Fish Canada photo Continuing loss of natural areas that filter pollution compounds the problem News release from Environmental Commissioner of Ontario  The Ontario government continues to allow raw sewage to overflow into ...
Nov 13th, 2018
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From Jack Gibbons North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance Last Friday (Nov. 9), the Town of Georgina issued a Stop Work Order after discovering that DG Group was clearing trees on its Maple Lake Estates property without a permit. According to the Order, all work on the Maple Lake Estates lands must stop im...
Nov 12th, 2018
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Environment Minister Rod Phillips Four greenhouse gas emission reduction options for Ontario From Angela Bischoff Ontario Clean Air Alliance Ontario Environment Minister Rod Phillips is seeking suggestions from the public on how Ontario can reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Specifically, Min...