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Environment

Apr 23rd, 2019
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News release from the Nature Conservancy of Canada The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and its partners applaud a new federally-funded $100 million program to safeguard important habitats for species at risk. The Natural Heritage Conservation Program (NHCP), announced today by Catherine McKenna, C...
Apr 23rd, 2019
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World Migratory Bird Day spotlights plastic pollution impact on migratory birds and their habitats From Ontario Nature With the snow starting to melt and the days getting longer, we’re starting to think about spring and all of the migratory birds returning to Canada! World Migratory Bird Day is happe...
Apr 19th, 2019
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The Golden Eagle is endangered in Ontario, which means the species lives in the wild but is facing imminent extinction or extirpation. -San Diego Zoo photo News release from the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition It is becoming a pattern with this government to hear, once again, that Ontario’s most se...
In Blog
Apr 19th, 2019
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Last month, the Ford government issued a discussion paper on reducing waste and litter. It was an attempt to launch an important debate that unfortunately got lost in the tsunami of legislative and regulatory change that has crashed over this province. Reducing Litter and Waste in Our Communities Dis...
Apr 17th, 2019
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Claire Malcolmson ‘We really need to see a much more inspiring picture,’ says Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition official Orillia Matters The new provincial budget has a “contradiction” between words and policies, says Claire Malcolmson, executive director of Rescue Lake Simcoe Coal...
Apr 16th, 2019
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Kirtland’s Warbler News release from County of Simcoe The County of Simcoe continues to invest in our forests through its largest tree planting effort in decades. Starting on April 15, the county’s Forestry Department will contribute to Simcoe County’s #greenandgrowing forests through the plant...
Apr 16th, 2019
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2019-20 SCGC executive board: Charlene Strudwick, Phil Brennan,Tom Kurtz, Al McNair and Sandy Agnew. News release from the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition On Sunday, April 14, the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition (SCGC) held its annual general meeting to reset focus on upcoming priorities and vote...
In Barrie
Apr 16th, 2019
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From the Be Green Show The “Be Green Show” and the City of Barrie, invites you and the entire Family to attend a fun filled day learning and interacting with the companies and organizations making our great City a greener place. Date: Saturday April 20 Location: Holly Community Centre, 171 Mapleton A...
In Energy
Apr 15th, 2019
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Ontario Environment Minister Rod Phillips and Ontario Energy Minister Greg Rickford apply a “gasoline transparency sticker” to a gas pump in Oakville, Ont. on April 8, 2019. Rickford Twitter Photo By Allison Jones National Observer April 12 2019 Buried in Ontario’s budget bill are f...
Apr 11th, 2019
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A piping plover and chick at Wasaga Beach, where protective measures have led to the nesting of 36 breeding pairs and the fledging of 64 chicks in the last decade. Environmental groups fear Ontario’s review of the Endangered Species Act signals deregulation that could include piping plovers By ...