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Mar 31st, 2011
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Minister of Natural Resources tells Melancthon they can "get a nice golf course" out of project By Kate Harries AWARE Simcoe March 31 2011Highland Companies has filed an application for what would be the largest and deepest quarry in Ontario, in the headwaters of five major rivers – the Pine, the Gra...
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Mar 14th, 2011
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From the Council of Canadians March 10 2011Yesterday, Sylvia Jones, a Conservative Member of the Provincial Parliament in Ontario, rose at Queen’s Park and made this statement to the legislative assembly, “I rise today with concerns over comments the Liberal Minister of Natural Resources, Linda Jeffr...
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Mar 2nd, 2011
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By Rob O'Flanagan Guelph Mercury Mar 02 2011GUELPH — The Ontario Ministry of the Environment is being asked to consider certain activities related to the rehabilitation of sand, gravel and stone extraction sites as potential threats to drinking water....
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Jan 29th, 2011
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Pellegrini supports motion out of Scugog King Sentinel January 26 2011Mayor Steve Pellegrini has attended his first meeting of the Greater Toronto Countryside Mayor’s Alliance (GTCMA), and he said he came away with the good impression of the group. ...
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Nov 20th, 2010
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By KELLY GRANT Globe and Mail November 16 2010A controversial quarry proposed for a bucolic corner of the Greater Toronto Area is now all but dead. ...