Apr 25th, 2020
Physical distancing, cleaning and disinfection will be required. AWARE News Network Just in time for planting, the Ontario government has ended its prohibition on community gardens. In a news release, the province announced the it has amended an emergency order to help ensure food security for some ...
Feb 22nd, 2016
The deadline for comment on is next Monday, February 29, 2016. Comment online or send to Shari Sookhoo, Senior Policy Coordinator – Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change Climate Change and Environmental Policy Division – Resource Recovery Policy Branch 40 St. Clair Avenue West, ...
May 16th, 2014
Environmentalists abandon hope of federal designation By Bruce Hain Innisfil Journal Sometimes you just have to do it in on your own. So that’s what Barbara Love and Marg Mossman did. The Innisfil environmentalists have been trying to have the Ministry of Canadian Heritage designate Lake Simcoe as Ca...
May 15th, 2014
By Frank Matys Orillia Today A plan by Tim Hudak’s Conservatives to slash 100,000 public sector jobs would prove “devastating” for the local economy, Simcoe North Liberal candidate Fred Larsen warns. Within Midland and Pentanguishene alone “you are talking about 300 to 400 jobs probably being cut,” ...
May 13th, 2014
By John Edwards Collingwood Connection Is Jim Wilson beatable? “I run like I’m behind, in every election,” said Wilson. The Simcoe-Grey MPP is in his seventh election, quickly approaching former MPP Wally Downer, who won 10 elections from 1937 to 1975. Wilson, first elected in 1990, has carried on a...
Nov 8th, 2013
ECO news release November 6 2013Toronto, November 6, 2013 – In a special report to the legislature, Laying Siege to the Last Line of Defence, Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner warns that new regulation changes under the Endangered Species Act, 2007 (ESA) threaten the protection of the province’s s...
Oct 9th, 2013
Swiss food giant accepts drought restrictions on its permit to take water in OntarioBy Max Paris CBC News Oct 09, 2013 Nestlé Waters Canada is backing down from a fight with environmental groups and accepting drought restrictions on its permit to take water from its well in Hillsburgh, Ont. ...
Sep 22nd, 2013
From the Holland Marsh Growers Association September 19 2013Welcome to the sixth of seven video clips that are being brought to you by theHolland Marsh Growers’ Association (HMGA) – with our thanks.Climate or, more correctly, climate change has been the subject of debate for decades– moving from a co...
Aug 21st, 2013
Premier says low water levels not just an environmental issueBy Travis Mealing Midland Mirror Aug 13, 2013 | NORTH SIMCOE – Premier Kathleen Wynne strongly disagrees with Penetanguishene Mayor Gerry Marshall’s repeated claim that the province doesn’t get the economic impact of low water levels. D...
Jul 8th, 2013
Waukesha, Wisconsin, is running out of water. So it wants a pipeline to divert millions of gallons a day from Lake MichiganBy Mitch Potter Toronto Star Jul 08 2013 WAUKESHA, WIS.—Pour a bucket of water over this fretfully thirsty stretch of Wisconsin and gravity takes over, pulling it southwest, down...