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Nov 18th, 2018
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Christian Island, Georgian Bay  from the Blue Mountain Watershed Trust Foundation  The Blue Mountain Watershed Trust Foundation will hold its annual general meeting on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at the Craigleith Community Centre, 132 Lakeshore Road East, The Blue Mountains. Agenda: 4:00 PM – Social ...
Nov 16th, 2018
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  Environmental Commissioner Dianne Saxe Dr. Dianne Saxe, Ontario’s environment commissioner, set the stage with a wide-ranging and frank overview, ‘Climate Changes Everything’ by: BarrieToday Staff Third Age Barrie, A Life Long Learning Association, continued to provide stimulating ...
Nov 16th, 2018
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Speaking truth to power is not a conflict of interest for professional planners, board rules News release from Donnelly Law As the Globe and Mail reported on Nov 9, 2018, Mr. Victor Doyle MCIP, RPP has won his case against the Government of Ontario – he did not violate government ethics, his actions ...
Nov 16th, 2018
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November 5 2017: water walk finishes at Teedon Pit entrance -AWARE Simcoe photo by Andrew Mendler Midland Mirror The proposed expansion of a Tiny Township gravel pit will be going in front of the Ontario Municipal Board. Dufferin Aggregates, a division of CRH Canada, which owns and operates the Teedo...
Nov 13th, 2018
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Raw sewage in Toronto’s inner harbour after an August storm. -Swim Drink Fish Canada photo Continuing loss of natural areas that filter pollution compounds the problem News release from Environmental Commissioner of Ontario  The Ontario government continues to allow raw sewage to overflow into ...
Nov 13th, 2018
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From Jack Gibbons North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance Last Friday (Nov. 9), the Town of Georgina issued a Stop Work Order after discovering that DG Group was clearing trees on its Maple Lake Estates property without a permit. According to the Order, all work on the Maple Lake Estates lands must stop im...
Nov 12th, 2018
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John Bacher By Dr. John Bacher November 12 2018 At a crucial time when the land use planning policies he forged under three different parties over 25 years are under attack by the newly elected government of Premier Doug Ford, veteran land use planner Victor Doyle won a major victory. It is of great ...
Nov 12th, 2018
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Photo shows Thundering Waters wetlands where offsetting scheme was tried in past. Development advocates at recent Growth Plan consultation by province urged wetland offsetting be permitted by change to provincial regulation. By Dr. John Bacher November 9 2018 On November 8, 2108 the newly elected Ont...
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Nov 1st, 2018
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from Arlene Slocombe   Wellington Water Watchers The Ministry of Environment Conservation and Parks is proposing an extension to the current moratorium on new or increasing permits to take groundwater to produce bottled water. This would extend the moratorium for up to one year, to January 1, 2020. T...
Nov 1st, 2018
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Becky Big Canoe to be at Canadian Storytelling Night at the Orillia Museum of Art and History. News release from Canadian Storytelling Night Water is a deep subject. Jump in with Storytelling Orillia on Nov. 3, when guest teller Becky Big Canoe brings stories about her understanding of the nature of ...