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Feb 26th, 2014
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The human race and our planet need a new water ethic By Maude Barlow Have you heard? The world is running out of accessible clean water. Humanity is polluting, mismanaging, and displacing our finite freshwater sources at an alarming rate. Since 1990, half the rivers in China have disappeared. The Oga...
Jan 27th, 2014
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By Mark Calzavera Council of Canadians One of the best parts of being an Organizer is working with local groups that are battling to protect their communities from unwanted industrial development. We are currently engaged with more than a dozen such campaigns in our region. On consecutive Saturdays t...
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Dec 4th, 2013
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By Carey L Biron Asia Times WASHINGTON – As government representatives gathered on Tuesday in Indonesia for what could be final negotiations towards a global trade agreement under the World Trade Organization (WTO), environmentalists and social justice campaigners urged them to specify that wat...
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Nov 10th, 2013
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Environmental Defence  November 10 2013 The Ontario Municipal Board is set to hear an important case regarding whether to allow future development on the Oak Ridges Moraine, beginning November 23, 2013.The hearing will take place in King Township, the site of a proposed 600-person outdoor banquet/eve...
Oct 9th, 2013
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from the New Tecumseth Times  Dear editor: Re: article printed in the Oct. 3rd edition of The Times regarding Lynn and Glen Potts I read about the ongoing plight of Lynn and Glen Potts. It is a very unfortunate situation for this couple which was not brought on by them in any way shape or […]...
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Aug 26th, 2013
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Organizing committee news release August 26 2013On Friday, August 23, 2013 the Township of Tiny Gord Leonard Golf Tournament and Dinner in support of the Georgian Bay General Hospital new emergency department took place at the Balm Beachway Gof Club with a dinner that followed at the Wyebridge Commun...
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Aug 26th, 2013
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The following tribute was delivered by Anne Ritchie-Nahuis at the Township of Tiny Golf Tournament and Dinner in honour of Gord Leonard & the Story of Site 41 on August 23 2013Hello my friends, it has been a while - so glad to see you all. As Danny Beaton would say - Today has been a beautiful day....
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Aug 24th, 2013
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A living entity, water should have some rights of its own (extract) By VIDYA KAURI The Globe and Mail Aug. 24 2013,Part of Liquid State: The science, art and wonder of water in Canada, an occasional series about one of the nation's most magnificent resources.Maude Barlow, national chair of the Counci...
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Aug 21st, 2013
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Committee news release - Aug. 20, 2013 The Township of Tiny Golf Tournament and Dinner in honour of Gord Leonard & the Story of Site 41 - set for Friday August 23, 2013 - is proving to be a great success.The volunteer organizing committee for the second annual golf tournament is happy to announce tha...
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Aug 16th, 2013
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Hearings won't prevent 5-year permit but will look into need for drought clausesBy Margo McDiarmid CBC News Aug 15, 2013 A battle over pumping bottled water during droughts is heading to a full environmental hearing in Ontario. ...