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Feb 28th, 2012
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Filtered, not treated: they wouldn’t have it any other way CTV News February 28 2012 The municipality of Greenwood, known as Canada’s smallest city for its population of just over 700, has been honoured for having the tastiest tap water in the world. Read more...
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Feb 23rd, 2012
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By Frank Matys Orillia Today Feb 23, 2012  ORILLIA – Lakehead University is laying the groundwork for an environmental research facility in Simcoe County. Read more ...
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Feb 11th, 2012
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By JOHN ALLEMANG Globe and Mail February 10 2012 Here he comes, the embodiment of Joe Oliver’s worst nightmares. Bobby Kennedy is running late, a morning-after effect the environmental movement has learned to expect from a celebrity speaker who draws big crowds and big money to galas that keep ...
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Feb 11th, 2012
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We all benefit from cleaning functions of community trees By Mark Cullen Toronto Star February 10 2012 Trees are the lungs of the earth — inhaling carbon dioxide and exhaling oxygen. The health of our own lungs may in fact be more interconnected with surrounding trees than we may think, according to ...
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Jan 30th, 2012
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Mining Watch Action Alert January 25 2012 The Harper Government wants to gut the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act. Read more ...
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Jan 26th, 2012
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By Associated Press January 25, 2012 AWARE Simcoe note: contrary to the tone of this report, this is not good news WASHINGTON — The government’s colorful map of planting zones is being updated for a warmer 21st century. Read more ...
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Jan 20th, 2012
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Innisfil woman fighting to stop recreational hunting of endangered snapping turtles UPDATE: 11,000 people have now signed the petition  By IAN MCINROY – Barrie Examiner January 19 2012 INNISFIL — How a creature like the snapping turtle can be listed as a ‘special concern’ under the ...
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Jan 20th, 2012
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By Brent Patterson Council of Canadians – January 19 2012 Tages-Anzeiger is a German-language Swiss national daily newspaper with a circulation of 550,000 readers. The newspaper reports, “In the small Pakistani community of Bhati Dilwan, a former village councilor says children are being sicken...
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Jan 19th, 2012
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By ROBERTA BELL, The Packet & Times January 19 2012 The Simcoe County District School Board is looking to phase out bottled water in its facilities. Read more ...
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Jan 19th, 2012
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MPP charges provincial government isn’t doing enough to protect biodiversityTravis Mealing Midland mirror Jan 17, 2012 MIDLAND – Simcoe North MPP Garfield Dunlop says it is imperative for Simcoe County and the entire province that the Ontario government takes a leadership role in protecting biodivers...