• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

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Feb 21st, 2021
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From Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition Lake Simcoe is stressed by phosphorus loads, climate change, and invasive species. The Lake Simcoe Protection Plan (LSPP) addresses these issues and lays out regulations, monitoring, and outreach strategies to address these stressors. If implemented, the LSPP would p...
Feb 11th, 2021
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County Road 91 Quarry Aware continues public campaign By Ian Adams Wasaga Sun A group fighting the closure of County Road 91 says there is “widespread opposition” to a plan to close the road and upgrade an existing summer road to year-round use. Quarry Aware is basing its claim on a recent access to ...
Jan 29th, 2021
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Rally at Site 41 – Summer of 2009 From Wellington Water Watchers On January 14th 2021, a 10 year permit to take water was granted for use in the Teedon gravel pit in Tiny Township, Ontario. We are asking you to take action against this. The Teedon pit seeks to take water from the adjacent [&hel...
Jan 27th, 2021
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 Spring water ‘I think it’s time to send David in to fight Goliath,’ says Wishart. “I think we’ve got more than a stone and a slingshot. We can fill the road out in front of the township office with people who want to support this effort, financially and in voice.’ By: Mehreen...
Jan 27th, 2021
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Tiny Township Council in special meeting January 26 2021 By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Tiny Township Council will go into closed session this afternoon, to consider its options following the provincial government decision to grant a 10-year permit to take water to CRH Canada for its Waverley Upl...
Jan 25th, 2021
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Jan 23rd, 2021
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Drs. William Shotyk and Michael Powell collect groundwater samples from an artesian well last year. AWARE Simcoe photo From Dr. Michael Power, University of Alberta Letter to Shawn Persaud, Tiny Township director of planning and development January 12 2021 Thanks very much for your patience regarding...
Jan 23rd, 2021
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It’s time to protect the world’s purest water again – Attend this meeting, virtually! AWARE News Network The following is part of the agenda of the meeting next Tuesday January 26 of Tiny Township Council. Note the letter from Drs. William Shotyk and Michael Powell outlining the res...
Jan 23rd, 2021
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Erin Archer. Anne Ritchie Nahuis and Judith Grant at the Elmvale flow (fed by an artesian well, one of many in the area that’s the source of the world’s purest water) for the launch last fall of the save our water tiny website “The water speaks to me; I know her to be a living [&hel...
Jan 20th, 2021
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Sideroad 26/27 SAVE Escarpment Wetlands, SAVE County Road 91 From the Blue Mountain Watershed Trust Foundation One of our popular inter-county roads is on the chopping block. The proposed replacement is a seasonal sideroad with a 14% grade that traverses delicate Niagara Escarpment wetlands. Walker A...