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Sep 9th, 2020
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Shannon McCready, Jessica Lehr, Jeff Young, and Carrington Lauzon are the organizers behind Pollinate Collingwood. Pollinate Collingwood group hoping to apply to have Collingwood designated as a Bee City in 2021 By: Jessica Owen Collingwood Today Since February, Pollinate Collingwood has planted many...
Sep 2nd, 2020
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“Minister Yakabuski, we call on you and the MNRF to provide a science-based, detailed and peer-reviewed approach to resolve conflicts with cormorants.” Open Letter Regarding Fall Harvest of Double-crested Cormorants To: Minister John Yakabuski, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry (...
Sep 1st, 2020
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  From the Ontario Headwaters Institute  The OHI today released a report on WaterScape III and launched a new, on-going WaterScape program. The report on WaterScape III summarizes input from 165 participants at 6 gatherings and features nine strategic recommendations, with three each on Biodiver...
Sep 1st, 2020
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Though the county and the waste collection contractor have had ‘challenges’ stemming from uncollected trash, Warden George Cornell says they are the best option until the new contract takes effect By Erika Engel Collingwood Today August 28 2020 Despite the curbside collection “challenges”...
Aug 31st, 2020
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From AWARE Essa On Saturday, September 19 (rain date September 26) from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Utopia Hall, AWARE Essa, and Friends of the Utopia Mill and Park invite you to Utopia Hall for an outdoor presentation on Trees in Essa Township. Wildlife habitat, green infrastructure, climate change mitigati...
Aug 30th, 2020
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Updated September 4 2020 AWARE News Network The Adjala-Tosorontio Farmers’ Market will be held on September 11 and 25 in the upper parking lot of the Adjala-Tosorontio Municipal Grounds at 7855 Sideroad 30 (at Hwy 50, just south of Hwy 89). The Alliston BIA’s RURBAN Farmers Market at Cent...
Aug 25th, 2020
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From the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition We are very pleased to be hosting a webinar, for Just Recovery Simcoe, featuring the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment (CAPE). We know there are those who argue for austerity, that fiscal d...
Aug 24th, 2020
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Ontario Premier Doug Ford at the groundbreaking ceremony for Oro Station on Aug. 20, alongside representatives from local, provincial and federal governments. Ontario gears up to be home to world’s first racetrack, luxury car club and auto hub – Oro Station By MATT BUBBERS Special to the Globe ...
Aug 21st, 2020
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Clark won’t grant minister’s zoning orders to projects going through LPAT process, including the ERRC in Springwater Township By Jessica Owen Barrie Today The County of Simcoe’s Environmental Resource Recovery Centre (ERRC) project will not be granted a minister’s zoning order from the province...
Aug 20th, 2020
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Back: Councillor Emmett Yeo, Councillor Clare Riepma, Mayor Virginia Hackson, Councillor Keenan Aylwin​, Mayor Margaret Quirk, Councillor Randy Greenlaw,​ Councillor Alex Waters, Fron: Councillor Shira Harrison-McIntyre, Regional Councillor Tom Vegh, Councillor Avia Eek, Regional Chairman Wayne Emmer...