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Jun 26th, 2014
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The Nottawasaga Steelheaders have a series of fact sheets with information about the Nottawasaga River and related issues. This is the text of their most recent publication, regarding the Midhurst Secondary plan. Midhurst Secondary Plan Threatens Us! The Nottawasaga Steelheaders, a volunteer group of...
Jun 25th, 2014
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From Ducks Unlimited Landowners, contractors and habitat restoration professionals interested in protecting and restoring wetlands are invited to join us for a free wetland workshop. Thursday, July 3 6:30-8:30pm Tiffin Centre for Conservation, Jose Building 8195 8th Line Utopia, Ontario Beverages and...
Jun 14th, 2014
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  Waawase’ Aagaming Water Walk June 24-July 2 This walk is being held in the same spirit of the Mother Earth Water Walks that have taken place around the Great Lakes. It has been requested by Grandmother Josephine Mandamin of the Three Fires Lodge and founding Chief Commissioner of the Anishinab...
Apr 28th, 2014
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By Brent Patterson Council of Canadians Tay is a township located in the southern Georgian Bay region of Ontario. On April 9, its 7-member municipal council voted for the township to become a blue community. The recommendation that went to council stated, “That the report dated March 19th, 2014...
Mar 25th, 2014
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From FAWF Help protect the land that feeds us! Food & Water First is hosting a Public Meeting in Shelburne about the importance of Ontario’s prime farmland to our economy and food security, and why it should be preserved. Zoomer Radio’s Dale Goldhawk will be the MC. Guest speakers include Tom Eis...
Mar 25th, 2014
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 From AWARE Oro Medonte AWARE Oro-Medonte is holding its Annual General Meeting on  Thursday April 24, 2014 from 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. at the Edgar Community Hall Guest speakers are Tim Crooks & Claire Malcolmson of Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition TOPIC:  ‘Saving Lake Simcoe’ Learn about the Lake S...
Mar 19th, 2014
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By Andrew Schell Orillia Packet & Times  Clean water is critical to both human and ecological sustainability. The City of Orillia is fortunate to be surrounded by two of Ontario’s most beautiful lakes — Simcoe and Couchiching. Environmental problems, including degraded water quality, have histori...
Mar 12th, 2014
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Celebrating the new Elmvale Water Kiosk! From the  Elmvale Foundation We are so fortunate that the Elmvale area has some of the purest groundwater on the planet. We now have one more reason to celebrate: the completion of the Elmvale Water Kiosk at the artesian flow in Elmvale! The Elmvale Water Kios...
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...