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Nov 16th, 2017
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Neonicotinoid pesticides have been linked to mass bee die-offs and declining pollinator populations Friends of the Earth Canada 15 November, 2017 Environmental groups, represented by Ecojustice, are back in Federal Court tomorrow in an effort to protect pollinators from a harmful class of pesticides ...
Nov 14th, 2017
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World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity: A Second Notice From William J. Ripple Christopher Wolf Thomas M. Newsome Mauro Galetti Mohammed Alamgir Eileen Crist Mahmoud I. Mahmoud William F. Laurance 15,364 scientist signatories from 184 countries BioScience 13 November 2017 Twenty-five years ago, the Un...
Nov 14th, 2017
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Midland Wednesday night at 4:30 & 7:30pm at the Midland Galaxy Theatre, Mountainview Mall, Highway 93. Tickets can be purchased through the Huronia Film Series website. Collingwood Wednesday night at 5:00 and 7:30pm at the Simcoe Street Theatre (86 Simcoe Street, across from Library). Tickets are...
Nov 13th, 2017
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Municipal Elections Matter panellists included Claire Malcolmson (Campaign Fairness), Mike Schreiner (Ontario Green Party) and Janet Budgell (Concerned Citizens in Adjala-Tosorontio) -Lake Simcoe Living photo From the Lake Simcoe Association A strong group of engaged citizens who want to make changes...
Nov 11th, 2017
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The OTSP closure is a game changer – with the potential to be a game ender By Barb Boysen and Melissa Spearing Forest Gene Conservation Association Tree seeds are of course critical to future forests. Management of high quality seed of known origin is crucial if our future forests are to withst...
Nov 11th, 2017
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Grassy Narrows resident Steve Fobister is tested for mercury poisoning symptoms by the late Dr. Masazumi Harada in 2010 -Kate Harries photo AWARE SIMCOE UPDATE: Link to Free Grassy and message to Wynne and Trudeau: Build a Mercury Home and Treatment Centre in Grassy Narrows. Add your signature now! A...
Nov 10th, 2017
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Livestock in watercourse can lead to bacterial and other problems – Ontario Soil Crop Improvement Association Farmers and others with projects that target environmental threats or enhance natural environments may be eligible by Mary Riley Brock Citizen Farmers and other residents looking for wa...
Nov 10th, 2017
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From Environmental Defence Environmental Defence is hosting a workshop and free dinnner: When: Tuesday December 5 20017 5:30-8:30 pm Where: Oro Station Community Hall, 31 Ridge Road East, Oro Station, ON We will: -Share information about Cornerstone Standards Council Responsible Aggregate Standard, a...
Nov 10th, 2017
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Mark Calzavera of the Council of Canadians addresses the crowd at the Wyebridge Community Centre – Melanie Robitaille photo By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Simcoe County Warden Gerry Marshall did not reply to a request from Council of Canadians representative Mark Calzavera that he step back...
Nov 9th, 2017
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Flashback to August 2009: Durham dairy farmer Michael Schmidt is led away from Dump Site 41 after he had chained himself to Gate 1. He spent five days in jail refusing food and water. “The laws of the land are not always right,” he said upon release. “If someone is going to contamin...