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Sep 22nd, 2018
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 Scientists Worry as Non-Pest Insect Population Dwindles By Associated Press Scientists say light pollution and global warming may be to blame for declining insect population. staple of summer — swarms of bugs — seems to be a thing of the past. And that’s got scientists worried. Pesky mosquitoe...
Sep 20th, 2018
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  From Friends of Copeland Forest Come join us for a fun filled family day! We are hosting our Fall Fair at the Horseshoe Cross Country Centre, directly across the road from the resort at 1102 Horseshoe Valley Road, Saturday September 29 2018, 10 am to 2 pm. We will have a tractor-pulled wagon r...
Sep 20th, 2018
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Parks in the Dark: Investigation reveals publicly funded Parks Canada staff and scientists are still not free to speak to the media By Gloria Dickie The Narwhal  When Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government assumed office in November 2015, it came with promises of overturning Stephen Harper’s regressive,...
Sep 20th, 2018
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from North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance We asked the candidates for election to Georgina Town Council the following question: Do you believe the Town of Georgina should take all the necessary actions to ensure that the proposed Maple Lake Estates residential development is NOT built on the Paradise Be...
Sep 17th, 2018
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By JOHN BARBER Toronto Star  I never used to pay much attention to the price of milk. It was always on the list, and you paid what you paid. But now I keep a close eye on it. Alerted by the current debate over supply-management in Canadian agriculture, I figured the best place to discover […]...
Sep 16th, 2018
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Beausoleil First Nation Chief Guy Monague, right, with friends, was among those who addressed a crowd of around 50 people who rallied prior to the Dufferin Aggregates community liaison meeting at the community hall on Thursday.  – Friends of the Waverley Uplands Facebook photo...
Sep 16th, 2018
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From Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority Date: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Location: 1170 Hwy 26, Midhurst (SCDSB Education Centre), Coldwater Room Blue Thumb Landscaping: Got a Green Thumb? This is for you! Join NVCA’s Healthy Waters Program​ Coordinator Shannon S...
Sep 16th, 2018
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MPP Doug Downey, shown with Karen White, owner of Bridle Tree Farm which hosted the corn roast, and Cindy Mercer of Friends of Simcoe Forests, presents a certificate to honour those who protect our forests. From Friends of Simcoe Forests Saturday September 8 was the Friends of Simcoe Forests 2018 Cor...
Sep 14th, 2018
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Cal Patterson Municipality maintains there are no restrictive covenants on further development at Marlwood by Ian Adams Wasaga Sun September 12 2018 Wasaga Beach’s former mayor has stepped forward and into the middle of a dispute between the owner of a Wasaga Beach golf course and the people who live...
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Sep 12th, 2018
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Premier Doug Ford By Kate Harries AWARE News Network On September 11 2018, Greenpeace Canada filed suit against the Ford government on the grounds that its cap and trade legislation is illegal because it failed to go through the consultation required under Ontario’s Environmental Bill of Rights...