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Jul 19th, 2019
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Lawyer Guy Giorno Township’s new integrity commissioner to be given ‘free access’ to all materials by Brad Pritchard  Alliston Herald Adjala-Tosorontio council’s first assignment for the township’s new integrity commissioner is to conduct inquiries into the investigations that took place during...
Jul 17th, 2019
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The Green Party’s Elizabeth May with AWARE Simcoe Chair Don Morgan on Darby Road in Waverley. -AWARE Simcoe photo By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Federal Green Party Leader Elizabeth May stopped at the gates of the Teedon Pit in Waverley today to express her commitment to the protection of t...
Jul 17th, 2019
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End of the road? Canada’s nature emergency News release from the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society In advance of Canada Parks Day, the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) is welcoming Canada’s efforts to meet our 2020 land protection commitments and urging the federal government t...
Jul 17th, 2019
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Wasaga Beach Councillor and NVCA Chair George Watson AWARE News Network Wasaga Beach Councillor George Watson has written to members of the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority board to say he does not intend to step down as chair. Watson says he has worked “diligently and tirelessly” as the hea...
Jul 16th, 2019
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From SOS Beaverton  SOS Beaverton is a group of concerned citizens who want to protect the health of Lake Simcoe now and for future generations. We want to stop the ongoing dumping of sediment and chemicals into Lake Simcoe. Asian vegetable farming on the east shores of Lake Simcoe north of Beaverton...
Jul 10th, 2019
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Green Party leader Elizabeth May Community Matters Tour with Elizabeth May -July 17th in Orillia News release from Green Party of Canada Elizabeth May — Leader of the Green Party of Canada and MP for Saanich-Gulf Islands — wants to hear from you! Real change starts with real conversation. What matter...
Jul 10th, 2019
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Fireworks are a potential fire hazard, a source of pollution and stressful for wildlife and domestic animals.  BY DAWN HUDDLESTONE Huntsville Doppler JUNE 26, 2019 A report regarding the Town’s Outdoor Burning Bylaw quickly ignited a discussion about banning fireworks in the Huntsville area at today’...
Jul 8th, 2019
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Jack Gibbons By Mike Anderson Georgina Post Like a modern-day Don Quixote, Jack Gibbons is tilting at windmills. But the windmills are not imaginary giants. They are local politicians. Mr. Gibbons is the chair of Lake Simcoe Watch, a local environmental lobby group, that is mounting an aggressive law...
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Jul 5th, 2019
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The landfill is being proposed for a pit currently operating as a limestone quarry in Zorra Township. (Andrew Lupton/CBC) The fight over a proposed landfill highlights two opposing pressures: Small towns don’t want big-city trash, but Ontario dumps are filling up fast By Andrew Lupton CBC News ...
Jul 5th, 2019
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Reg Russwurm, Ontario Water Works Association president and director of infrastructure & public works at the Town of The Blue Mountains, hoists trophy after winning Ontario award last month. -OWWA photo Ontario Section Submission takes home ACE19 prize News release from the Ontario Water Works As...