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Oct 21st, 2019
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Hydrogeologist Mike Jones to address sustainability issue AWARE Oro-Medonte release AWARE Oro-Medonte will continue its Speaker Series focusing on groundwater The Oro Moraine: Is it sustainable as our primary water resource? Sunday, November 10th, 2-4 pm, Carriage Hills Resort, 90 Highland Drive, (St...
Oct 1st, 2019
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Hine’s Emerald Dragonfly, found for the first time in Canada, in the Minesing Wetlands in 2007. The following is Chris Evans’ submission to the ECCC Recovery Strategy Team, September 30, 2019: Thank you for the opportunity to comment on this important proposed Federal Recovery Strategy fo...
Sep 29th, 2019
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Hine’s Emerald Dragonfly – Chris Evans photo Update October 1 2019 – link to Chris Evans submission. Even though it is past the consultation deadline of September 30 2019 set by Canada Wildlife Services, you may still contact them to express concern, and let your elected representat...
Sep 12th, 2019
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In its 12th season, BTC ramps up by adding 2 more months: September and May From BTC The Be the Change Film Series (BTC) has become a Collingwood institution. Now in its 12th year, BTC has added a month on either end, extending the season from September to May. BTC screens environmentally and sociall...
Sep 3rd, 2019
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Downtown Clinton – Angela Smith photo Officials say more shops may open in the near future By Hala Ghonaim CBC News August 31 2019 The community of Clinton, Ont. is preparing to open up a total of 11 new storefront businesses along its main drag this fall, much to its own surprise. This small O...
Aug 21st, 2019
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The following letter was sent by Doug Hevenor, CAO of the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority, to Environment Minister Jeff Yurek I am writing in response to your letter dated August 16, 2019 requesting the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) to start shutting down any programs not...
Aug 19th, 2019
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Premier Doug Ford speaks with media in a flooded area of Constance Bay northwest of Ottawa on April 26, 2019. Kamara Morozuk / National Observer photo Province Moves to Constrain Conservation Authorities’ Programs and Services Scroll down for media coverage News release from Conservation Ontari...
Aug 13th, 2019
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Joe Vaccaro By John Bleasby Daily Commercial News The Ontario Home Builders’ Association (OHBA) will return to the Blue Mountain Village and Conference Centre in Collingwood, two hours north of Toronto, for its 2019 Conference and Awards of Distinction. The three-day event, starting Sept. 22, will pr...
Aug 5th, 2019
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Today we have almost enough forests and wetlands to buffer the watershed from the impacts of climate change and the stress of phosphorus pollution. But we are losing, not gaining, forests and wetlands. Stronger, strategic protections needed in Simcoe County, report shows News release from Rescue Lake...
Jul 29th, 2019
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Lake Erie’s green algal blooms — often attributed to agricultural pollution — have in some years caused thousands of dead fish to wash up on our shores. Most Canadians seem unaware of the lake’s newfound legal rights. But it begs the question of whether Ontario farmers bear responsibility for t...