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May 17th, 2018
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Presentation by Dr William Shotyk at St. John’s United Church Elmvale: The Science & Spirituality of Water – May 16 2018 Watch in Youtube...
May 10th, 2018
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From St. John’s United Church Wednesday, May 16, 7 p.m. The Science and Spirituality of Water A public presentation sponsored by Spirit Café, St. John’s United Church Keynote: by Dr. Bill Shotyk “My Last Lecture: the ecological restoration of our farm near Elmvale, Ontario” Ceremony: Rev. Meg J...
May 1st, 2018
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AWARE News Network PC leader Doug Ford quickly backed down from a plan to open up the Greenbelt for development. There is now all party support for the Greenbelt, which is consistent with polls showing over 89 per cent public support for its protection of farms, forests and natural areas. As for hous...
Apr 22nd, 2018
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After a sunrise ceremony last year at Cedar Point -AWARE Simcoe photo Letter to the Springwater News from Anne Ritchie Nahuis On April 9th 2018, Tiny Township Council considered an appeal to the Ontario Municipal board by Dufferin Aggregates / CRH Canada Group of the municipality’s failure to approve...
Apr 20th, 2018
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From Paul Bubelis Sustainability Network Late last fall and into the winter we surveyed 49 agricultural and environmental stewardship organizations in the Lake Simcoe watershed. The response (83%) was impressive and the information that was gathered about key attributes and relationships represents a...
Apr 17th, 2018
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By Waasekom – Photos by Fred Cattroll Indigenous people from all over Canada and the United States gathered at Site 41 atop the world’s purest documented water to support the growing effort to once again protect the Alliston Aquifer.           The Friends of the Waverle...
Apr 17th, 2018
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by Janis Ramsay Innisfil Journal Innisfil town hall was packed with people for a meeting about Friday Harbour Resort April 11. Two main issues were discussed with the first, a rezoning bylaw allowing swimming pool uses throughout the resort, being approved by council. “It’s to permit pools in other p...
Apr 16th, 2018
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New Tecumseth Free Press Online  Nearly 18 months after a request was filed, the Ministry of Environment has determined New Tecumseth will not be required to undertake an individual environmental assessment for the proposed extension of the water pipeline to Tottenham. The project to extend the water...
Apr 16th, 2018
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Hines Emerald Dragonfly -Chris Evans photo Only known Canadian site for the endangered Hine’s emerald dragonfly NCC News release April 11 2018 The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) today announced the protection of an additional 43 hectares (107 acres) in the Minesing Wetlands. Located 12 kilometres...
Apr 13th, 2018
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Ontario Green Party leader Mike Schreiner and Simcoe North Green candidate Valierie Powell join water protectors at the Teedon Pit -AWARE Simcoe photo  AWARE News Network Some 30 people turned out to welcome Ontario Green Party leader Mike Schreiner who made a flying visit to the latest front line in...