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Mar 17th, 2019
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Bancroft has among the highest rates for water and wastewater in the province -HuffPost An Ontario town dreams of growing. But crushing water bills sure aren’t helping By Zi-Ann Lum Huffington Post Every month, the mayor and councillors of Bancroft, Ont. meet at Club 580, the town’s senio...
Mar 10th, 2019
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  AWARE News Network Celebrate World Water Day with a pot-luck supper and free movie Come and celebrate the gift of water and the amazing underground aquifer in this area that produces the sweetest and purest water in the world. The movie begins at 7 p.m. but we are hoping that folks will gather...
Mar 10th, 2019
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Grandmother Josephine begins a Water Walk around Lake Simcoe – Looking back to June 24 2014.  AWARE News Network By Maggie Malone AWARE Essa Betty Big Canoe and the rest of the Anishinaabe organizers of the Waawaasegaming (Lake Simcoe) Water Walk invited people from all Nations to walk with the...
Mar 8th, 2019
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In her comment letter on the proposed Teedon Pit expansion – Donna Baylis of Food and Water First presents a comprehensive indictment of the aggregate industry and the exceptional accommodation offered to it under provincial legislation Attn: Hon. John Yakabuski, Minister minister.mnrf@ontario....
Mar 5th, 2019
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Redside Dace -Fisher’s Films photo AWARE News Network The Endangered Species Act comment period is now closed.  We will see what impact public feedback will have on the government’s actions.  We are not overly optimistic that the needs of our endangered species will supersede the desire t...
Mar 5th, 2019
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Deputy Premier Christine Elliott ‘This failure of leadership to protect the lake is simply unacceptable and must not be allowed to continue’ Letter from Jack Gibbons, Lake Simcoe Watch to to NewmarketToday Re: Proposed sewage plant debate fires up as Newmarket mayor warns growth will soon...
Feb 28th, 2019
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From the Federation of Ontario Cottagers’ Associations When the Province replaced the Ontario Municipal Board with the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) in 2018, they created a Support Centre to provide information and guidance for participating in the land use planning and appeal process. ...
Feb 26th, 2019
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From the Friends of Simcoe Forests The Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) has received The Friends of Simcoe Forests (FSF) appeal on the Ministry’s decision for a proposed Environmental Resource Recovery Centre in Simcoe County Forest. The Tribunal is required to conduct a preliminary determ...
Feb 26th, 2019
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Get your comment in – deadline is midnight, Thursday February 28, 2019 AWARE News Network The following is the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition submission on the Conservative government’s proposed changes to the Growth Plan that address policies it sees as “potential barriers to th...
Feb 26th, 2019
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The Choir Lions of Caswell Community Choirs were among the performers backing Sarah Harmer in a Georgian Theatre concert last week. -AWARE News Network photo By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Do you remember when Sarah Harmer came to Barrie to sing a love letter to the water? Ten, 20 years from now,...