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Mar 31st, 2016
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By Andrew Philips Barrie Examiner COLLINGWOOD — The saga surrounding Collingwood’s controversial decision to sell half of its utility several years ago adds another chapter Thursday. As a mammoth freedom of information (FOI) report shines a steady spotlight on nearly year-long corresponde...
Mar 11th, 2016
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Looking back: A woman holds her dog as they are scanned for radiation in March 2011 at a scanning centre for residents living close to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. By Linda Pentz Gunter The Ecologist Five years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster began to unfold, the searing psychologi...
In Barrie
Mar 9th, 2016
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From Georgian College website  David Suzuki in President’s Thought Leadership Speaker Series This series brings Canadian heroes, popular personalities and innovative industry partners to Georgian campuses to share their experiences and advice with students, alumni, donors and friends of the college. ...
In Energy
Feb 29th, 2016
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How endangered Little Brown Bats and Blanding’s Turtles stalled another wind-turbine project in Prince Edward County By: Jim Coyle Toronto Star Blessed are the small and humble, for they, it seems, shall halt wind turbines. In the latest instalment of the epic machine vs. nature struggle being ...
In Energy
Feb 29th, 2016
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Township plans to appeal wind project By Elliot Ferguson, Kingston Whig-Standard PLEVNA — North Frontenac Township is to appeal any large-scale wind energy project approved for the township. Township council agreed on Friday that an appeal to the Environmental Review Tribunal would be pursued i...
Feb 26th, 2016
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from the Alliance to Protect Prince Edward County  AWARE News Network Dear APPEC supporters, We are pleased to announce that APPEC’s appeal of wpd’s White Pines Wind Project has been upheld in part. The Tribunal has found that the White Pines project will cause serious and irreversible ha...
Feb 25th, 2016
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By Patrick Bales, The Orillia Packet & Times Clearview Township and the Town of Collingwood have a new ally in their fight to get a wind turbine development blown off course. County of Simcoe council voted Thursday to join the municipalities in their appeals of Fairview wind project, which propos...
In Blog
Feb 6th, 2016
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Letter to The Honourable William Francis Morneau, Minister of Finance Government of Canada Re: Pre-budget consultation 2016 Thank you for seeking input into Canada’s federal budget for 2016-17. This budget provides a great opportunity for Canada to shift to a cleaner, greener economy. I support the r...
Feb 4th, 2016
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By John Edwards  Collingwood Connection Salaries paid to executives and employees of Collus Powerstream may soon be divulged, after Collingwood council passed a motion, Wednesday, asking for the information. While Collus Powerstream – and Collus prior to that – are publicly-owned, the companies fall ...
Jan 29th, 2016
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By Frank Matys Orillia Today Orillia is weighing in on a nuclear waste dump proposed for the Great Lakes Basin. But city council stopped short of opposing the controversial plan by Ontario Power Generation, instead urging Canada’s environment minister to consider “all options” for a nuclear waste sto...