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Apr 6th, 2018
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Marketplace tested five leading brands of bottled water and found microplastics in all of them -Bill Arnold/CBC photo Microplastics found in some Canadian bottled water Tests show tiny particles but any effect on human health not known By Eric Szeto, Greg Sadler, David Common · CBC News  They’r...
Mar 29th, 2018
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Aurora Mayor and LSRCA chair Geoffrey Dawe -Aurora Banner photo Open letter to Lake Simcoe Watershed Community From the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority Recently the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (Conservation Authority) Board of Directors made a unanimous decision to approve a p...
Mar 27th, 2018
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Georgina Ward 3 Counc. Dave Neeson (left) and North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance Chair Jack Gibbons at the LRSCA board meeting. -Metroland photo March 23 board decision met with chorus of ‘shame on you’ from standing-room-only crowd by Heidi Riedner Georgina Advocate Pursuing a land swap t...
Mar 26th, 2018
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Nottawasaga River  AWARE News Network A flurry of outrage has been the response of Simcoe County politicians and planners to the province’s proposed expansion of the Greenbelt. The report from Clearview (see below) is an example. The CBC Radio interview with Gord Wauchope (scroll down for link)...
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Mar 26th, 2018
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From MC2 – Mono Mulmur Citizens Coalition When: Saturday April 14 9:30am-12 noon Where: Westminster United Church, 247 Broadway, Orangeville Maude Barlow is coming to Orangeville! She campaigns nationally and internationally for safe drinking water for everyone. Maude is the Honorary Chairperso...
Mar 23rd, 2018
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Link to some updated information From Waasekom Niin On April 14th, 2018 All Nations will be Gathering on the Worlds Purest known Aquifer in a form of extended ceremony for the Water. It will be an all-day event leading up to the ceremony: • Information sharing about the Alliston Aquifer • Guest speak...
Mar 22nd, 2018
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Lake Simcoe AWARE Simcoe note: the staff recommendation was approved unanimously by the board members in attendance. The March 23 2018 motion was – Moved by: S. Macpherson (Oro-Medonte) Seconded by: K. Ferdinands (Whitchurch-Stouffville) BOD-049-18 RESOLVED THAT Staff Report No. 10-18-BOD regar...
Mar 22nd, 2018
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AWARE News Network Water Keepers gathered today, World Water Day, for an early morning ceremony in Waverley, and then dispersed to various points – including the Teedon Pit entrance, along Highway 93, and the ‘flow’ north of Elmvale (where people come from far and wide to get the ex...
Mar 20th, 2018
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Karen Rathwell AWARE News Network March 7 2018 ‘Water for Life, not Profit’ is the theme of the 2018 AWARE Simcoe Annual General Meeting / public meeting. Who: Karen Rathwell of  Wellington Water Watchers is the guest speaker When: Saturday April 7 2018 10am – 12:30pm Where: Utopia ...
Mar 19th, 2018
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Waterwalkers at the end of their 42 km march to the Teedon gravel pit on November 5th By Mark Calzavera Council of Canadians  The world’s purest groundwater is under threat again- this time from a gravel pit expansion in the Waverley Uplands- the recharge area for this pristine aquifer in Simcoe Coun...