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Mar 6th, 2015
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Together we make history! From the Everett Ratepayers Association  The Everett Ratepayers Association is holding a townhall meeting to create a new organization to represent residents of all Adjala-Tosorontio so that together we have a voice to bring up our concerns and fight issues that threaten our...
Mar 4th, 2015
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By Wendy Gabrek New Tecumseth Times A group of concerned citizens came together tonight at the Beeton Library branch to discuss the impact of the removal of trees on a 9th Line property. Banning together under the ‘Save The Beeton Woods’ Facebook banner, the meeting lasted three hours and more than 7...
Feb 26th, 2015
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Restoring federal status to the Nottawasaga River NEWS FLASH – Today (February 27 2015) the NVCA board unanimously voted in favour of a resolution moved by Innisfil Councillor Rob Nicol and seconded by Oro-Medonte Councillor Barb Coutanche to reaffirm its request to the federal government to have the...
Feb 23rd, 2015
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Letter from Pamela Fulford, on behalf of Friends of Strawberry Island to Ramara Township Council and Staff posted at change.org Re: New Document Review on the Strawberry Island Development Proposal Trans America Investments Ltd. and its consultants have sent in a revised Strawberry Island Functional ...
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Feb 18th, 2015
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News release from Francis Scarpaleggia Francis Scarpaleggia, Member of Parliament for Lac-Saint-Louis and Chair of the National Liberal Caucus, today tabled legislation in the House of Commons to amend the Canada Water Actto authorize the federal government to play a lead role in promoting the optimu...
Feb 18th, 2015
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Letters to New Tecumseth Free Press Online Posted February 18, 2015 As a resident of Beeton for the last 30 years I have spent a great amount of time walking through and enjoying the lovely forests that are about to be destroyed. I am deeply saddened to hear we are replacing fresh air, beautiful tree...
Jan 26th, 2015
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By  Roberta Bell, Orillia Packet & Times Lakehead University has launched a project to study the quality of the water in Lake Couchiching. There isn’t as much research on Lake Couchiching as there is on the nearby and more polluted Lake Simcoe, said Sree Kurissery, the environmental microbi...
Jan 25th, 2015
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Debora Van Brenk QMI Agency LONDON, ONT. – America’s slime, Canada’s dirty little secret. Until now, that is. Toxic algae that’s made life miserable along Lake Erie’s Ohio shore, forcing the shutdown of Toledo’s water intake last summer, has links that reach far into Southwest...
Jan 23rd, 2015
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You may have noticed we have added some new bloggers to this site. It is a real pleasure to welcome Gary Christie, a passionate angler from the GTA with a particular attachment to the Nottawasaga River. He’s also a scientist who explains with great clarity what’s happening to the lifeforms in the wat...
Jan 18th, 2015
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By Bill Shotyk  My home I live in one half of a reasonably well-insulated, modest 1960 duplex in Old Strathcona. The attic is well insulated, the exterior has a layer of insulation under the siding, and all the windows and doors are new and energy-efficient. There is one furnace for each level of the...