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Mar 19th, 2018
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Waterwalkers at the end of their 42 km march to the Teedon gravel pit on November 5th By Mark Calzavera Council of Canadians  The world’s purest groundwater is under threat again- this time from a gravel pit expansion in the Waverley Uplands- the recharge area for this pristine aquifer in Simcoe Coun...
Mar 17th, 2018
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  from The Friends of the Waverley Uplands Join the Friends of the Waverley Uplands in their support of the local First Nations on World Water Day in a simultaneous rally and ceremonial vigil to protect the Alliston Aquifer. WHEN: Thursday March 22nd, 2018 at 6:30am WHERE: Please meet at the Wav...
Mar 5th, 2018
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AWARE News Network About 100 people gathered outside the Wyebridge Community Centre in a vigil for the water, as a community liaison committee of local residents appointed by Dufferin Aggregates held its first meeting inside. Speakers included Vicki Monague, Beth Brass Elson, Roley Monague, Jeff Mona...
Mar 5th, 2018
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MEDIA ADVISORY A few hundred people are expected to participate in a sacred prayer vigil to protect the Alliston Aquifer at the Wyebridge Community Centre. Participants include local area residents, concerned citizens, environmental groups, First Nations, Sustainable Trent and leaders of the Site 41 ...
Mar 2nd, 2018
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Water Keepers gather at the flow by Highway 27, north of Elmvale By Melanie Robitaille Friends of the Waverley Uplands Somewhere between the whir of passing cars and the gushing of one of the purest flowing aquifers in the world is where I stood, surrounded by new faces, but everyone I now call frien...
Mar 1st, 2018
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New Tecumseth Free Press Online Adjala Tosorontio councillors will meet in special session tomorrow morning starting at 9 am to deal with several items including an updated Nelson Aggregates Agreement incorporating conditions imposed by the OMB in its ruling last month permitting the proposed gravel ...
Mar 1st, 2018
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Water Walkers gather at the entrance to the Teedon Pit in November 2017 from Anishinabe Kwewag & Supporters When, where: Monday, 5 March 2018 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST Wyebridge Community Centre 8340 County Rd 93 Wyebridge, Ontario Background The Alliston Aquifer, known to hold some of the world̵...
Feb 16th, 2018
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Vicki Monague By Kate Harries AWARE News Network The Ontario government has extended by two months the comment period on an application by CRH Canada Group for a 10-year renewal to its permit to take water (PTTW) at the Dufferin Aggregates Teedon pit. The pit is on the French’s Hill recharge area for...
Feb 1st, 2018
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Mayor George Cornell  By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Tiny Township residents as well as members of council expressed concerns Monday about an application by CRH Canada Group Ltd. for a renewal of a permit to take water at its Waverley Teedon Pit. Councillors requested a report from their engineer...
Jan 26th, 2018
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by Brad Pritchard Alliston Herald Nelson Aggregates has succeeded in its bid to develop a new gravel pit in Adjala-Tosorontio. A written decision released Jan. 26 by the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) recommends the province issue the company a Class A aggregate licence to operate the pit at 5556 and ...