Sep 12th, 2019
In its 12th season, BTC ramps up by adding 2 more months: September and May From BTC The Be the Change Film Series (BTC) has become a Collingwood institution. Now in its 12th year, BTC has added a month on either end, extending the season from September to May. BTC screens environmentally and sociall...
Sep 4th, 2019
‘What we need is more humming and buzzing’ by Andrea Germanos Common Dreams The German government announced Wednesday it had agreed on a plan to phase out the use of glyphosate—the key chemical in the weedkiller Roundup—with a total ban set to begin by the end of 2023. “Way to go, G...
Aug 7th, 2019
Ontario Environment Minister Jeff Yurek and Agriculture Minister Ernie Hardeman were joined by local MPP Andrea Khanjin and Attorney General Doug Downey at Innisfil Creek Honey to announce new cost-share funding to support the health of the province’s beekeeping sector. Innisfil Creek owner Brian Sco...
Jul 31st, 2019
from the Town of West Gwillimbury The Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury presents Carrot Fest 2019 Voted as one of the Top 100 events in Ontario by the Festival & Events Ontario for the last 9 years, Carrot Fest returns to Bradford West Gwilimbury! BWG’s 2019 Carrot Fest will take place in the dow...
Jul 29th, 2019
Lake Erie’s green algal blooms — often attributed to agricultural pollution — have in some years caused thousands of dead fish to wash up on our shores. Most Canadians seem unaware of the lake’s newfound legal rights. But it begs the question of whether Ontario farmers bear responsibility for t...
Jun 20th, 2019
From the Simcoe County Federation of Agriculture What: Summer BBQ and Tour When: Friday July 12 2019 Where: 2438 County Road 92, Elmvale ON L0L1P0 Tickets: $25 a person, call 705-726-9300 x 1224 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or text 416-587-7030...
Jun 12th, 2019
Councillor Jack Hanna by Kate Harries AWARE News Network Springwater Council has granted three-year extensions of the approval of draft plans for five subdivisions in the Midhurst Secondary Plan area. The subdivisions were approved by the Ontario Municipal Board on October 29 2014, with differing con...