• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

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Oct 24th, 2017
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News release from Ontario Nature Today, the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario raised serious concerns about the government’s willingness and ability to protect endangered plants and animals across the province. Hundreds upon hundreds of harmful activities are going forward without any government ...
Sep 24th, 2017
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AWARE News Network Around 150 people packed the Wyebridge Community Centre last Tuesday September 19 to hear about plans to extract gravel from the Waverley Uplands, the recharge area for the “purest water in the world.” The Uplands are a key element of a natural filtration system that results in wat...
Sep 22nd, 2017
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Open letter to Premier Kathleen Wynne from William Shotyk, Ph.D. , Dr. rer. nat. habil., P.Ag., president of the Elmvale Foundation and Bocock Chair for Agriculture and the Environment, University of Alberta Re: protecting the spring waters of Springwater and Tiny Townships Dear Premier Wynne, Since ...
Sep 22nd, 2017
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Tiny Concession 2, September 22 2017 -AWARE Simcoe photo Letter to Our Midland from John Morgan, Midland September 22, 2017 I just learned today that the huge effort to put a halt to Site 41 taught no lessons. Several conversations today, with local individuals, divulged that the water pressure from ...
Sep 19th, 2017
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Open letter from Ann Truyens, Oro-Medonte to Kathryn McGarry, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry I find it extremely unconscionable that your ministry has recently informed the Township of Tiny in a letter that it had consented to eight amendments to the site plan of the Beamish gravel pit. T...
Sep 16th, 2017
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By Brent Patterson Council of Canadians  On May 16, 2017 AWARE News Network reported, “William Shotyk, right, addresses Tiny Township Council. Vickie Monague of Beausoleil First Nation, known for her role in stopping Dump Site 41, is at left, live streaming the presentation.” The communit...
Sep 15th, 2017
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See below for update, text of flier ATTENTION RESIDENTS OF TINY, SPRINGWATER AND TAY TOWNSHIP from Friends of the Waverley Uplands Protecting French’s Hill * The Recharge Area For The Alliston Aquifer There will be a public meeting held by Dufferin Aggregates on Tuesday September 19. 2017 * Wye...
Aug 6th, 2017
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From Friends of the Waverly Uplands Dufferin Aggregates is hosting a meeting for neighbours of the Teedon Pit regarding neighbours’ concerns aregarding damage to the underlying aquifer. The meeting is set for TUESDAY AUGUST 8 AT 6:30 P.M. at the North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Centre (Formally Mid...
Aug 3rd, 2017
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from CORE The Aug 6th Concert at Lyric Pond (597425 2nd Line. W, Honeywood) is hosted by Melody and Bill Duron and will feature The Jim Cuddy Band, featured guest Andy Maize from the Skydiggers and Jesse Roper. In support of CORE – Conserve Our Rural Environment Challenging inappropriate land u...
Jun 1st, 2017
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from Concerned Citizens in Adjala Tosorontio CCAT Inc., in our ongoing efforts to raise funds for a lawyer to accompany us to the OMB in November in our fight against the proposed Nelson pit, are having a Silent Auction and Pasta Festa at the Everett Legion on Saturday, June 10th from 6 – 9pm. See [&...