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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,...
Feb 23rd, 2019
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From Erin Archer Public Open House Presented by DufferinAggregates/CRH/Cedarhurst Tuesday March 5th Wyebridge Community Hall 4:00pm-7:00pm *with Rally 3:00pm-4:00pm Bring drums, rattles, sneakers and skirts! The Worlds Purest Water is being threatened yet again, but this time by big aggregate. Duffer...
Feb 18th, 2019
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Dave Stock and Beth Brass Elson after flag is raised at the Elmvale flow. -AWARE Simcoe photo By Kate Harries AWARE News Network February 20 2018 Someone took the Unity Flag within a day of its being raised at the Elmvale flow – but the word is out and increasing numbers are rallying to the […...
Feb 15th, 2019
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Water warriors from Canada and Brazil meet their counterparts in Vittel, France. -Wellington Water Watchers photo From Mike Balkwill Wellington Water WatchersFebruary 28 2019 This is the last of 5 dispatches about the visit to Vittel, France by a delegation from Wellington Water Watchers. (If you wou...
Feb 11th, 2019
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A contaminated plume enters the Atlantic from the mouth of Brazil’s Rio Doce, once a healthy fishery, days after the the 2015 collapse of a dam released highly toxic mine wastes. By Dr. Gary G. Kohls Global Research February 7 2019 The photos and videos in this supplemental Duty to Warn column need t...
Feb 10th, 2019
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Singer and environmentalist Sarah Harmer Friday February 22: Sarah will be joined by Tim Gray, Jeff Monague, Becky Big Canoe, and the Caswell Choir Lions From the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition, Environmental Defence and the Lake Simcoe Rescue Coalition We are thrilled to announce that Sarah Harme...
Feb 4th, 2019
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Retired provincial planner Victor Doyle speaks in Guelph. -AWARE Simcoe photo Land-use planning may have a 25-year horizon, but ‘when we pave the landscape, that’s forever’   By Kate Harries AWARE News Network The focus of a meeting to stop Bill 66 changed – given the withdrawal of t...
Feb 3rd, 2019
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From Rescue Lake Simcoe Annual General Meeting to be held on Sunday February 10th, 2 – 4 PM at Innisfil Lakeshore Library 967 Innisfil Beach Rd, Innisfil, ON L9S 1V3 Get some well deserved slaps on the back (for winning on Bill 66!) Enjoy hot drinks and snacks with your lake’s greatest environm...