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Nov 12th, 2018
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Photo shows Thundering Waters wetlands where offsetting scheme was tried in past. Development advocates at recent Growth Plan consultation by province urged wetland offsetting be permitted by change to provincial regulation. By Dr. John Bacher November 9 2018 On November 8, 2108 the newly elected Ont...
In Issues
Nov 1st, 2018
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from Arlene Slocombe   Wellington Water Watchers The Ministry of Environment Conservation and Parks is proposing an extension to the current moratorium on new or increasing permits to take groundwater to produce bottled water. This would extend the moratorium for up to one year, to January 1, 2020. T...
Nov 1st, 2018
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Becky Big Canoe to be at Canadian Storytelling Night at the Orillia Museum of Art and History. News release from Canadian Storytelling Night Water is a deep subject. Jump in with Storytelling Orillia on Nov. 3, when guest teller Becky Big Canoe brings stories about her understanding of the nature of ...
Oct 16th, 2018
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Professor Ian Clark of the University of Ottawa and graduate student Hamed Mozafari take water samples at the Elmvale flow. By Kate Harries AWARE News Network The pristine water that flows from the Waverley Uplands was the subject of brief but intense investigation earlier this month. Scientists from...
In Barrie
Oct 12th, 2018
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Oct 10th, 2018
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These are the top 10 plastic items found during shoreline cleanups across Canada on Sept. 15. (Greenpeace Canada) Recyclability doesn’t seem to help keep trash out of waterways, Greenpeace audit finds By Emily Chung CBC News Much of the plastic trash cleaned up from Canadian shorelines by volun...
Oct 1st, 2018
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from the North Dufferin Agricultural and Community Taskforce NDACT Public Meeting Thursday October 4, 2018 at 7 PM The Greenbelt or Development? Shelburne Legion, Front Hall 203 William Street Shelburne What is the impact of development on our Municipal governments? How does the Greenbelt impact deve...
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Sep 27th, 2018
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BY DOREEN NICOLL NOW Magazine SEPTEMBER 27, 2018 Opposition MPPs want Premier Doug Ford to explain why he secretly met with a China-owned company seeking to extract some 1.6 million litres a day from an aquifer in Guelph/Eramosa Township. According to the NDP, the province’s integrity commissioner ha...
Sep 26th, 2018
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The following letter has been sent to the Town of Innisfil Council by resident Angela Gravelle Attention: Mayor Wauchope and Members of Town Council Your Worship and Members of Innisfil Town Council My name is Angela Gravelle, I am a resident of the Town of Innisfil and I am a concerned property owne...
Sep 26th, 2018
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  AWARE News Network We’re saddened to report the passing of Bert Reynolds, a stalwart of the 2009 Stop Dump Site 41 resistance Bert died peacefully on Monday, September 10, 2018 at his home in Penetanguishene, Ontario at the age of 91. Bert is survived by his devoted wife of 37 years, Lin...