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Nov 24th, 2019
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AWARE News Network Last week, Simcoe County received this staff report on next steps in its plan to locate its organics and waste handling facility in the Freele Tract on Horsehoe Valley Road. CCW 2019-399 Friends of Simcoe Forests which, along with Nicholyn Farms and Edward Krajid, is appealing the ...
Nov 24th, 2019
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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 socially conscious movies at 5pm and 7:30pm every third Wednesday of the month at t...
Nov 22nd, 2019
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A hawk moth flies through the night Light pollution is key ‘bringer of insect apocalypse’ By Damian Carrington The Guardian Light pollution is a significant but overlooked driver of the rapid decline of insect populations, according to the most comprehensive review of the scientific evide...
Nov 22nd, 2019
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AWARE News Network Environment Minister Jeff Yurek has turned down five bump-up applications that would have ordered the Midhurst Secondary Plan proponents to address specific environmental issues under Part II of the Environmental Assessment Act. 20191122—Letter-from-Jeff Yurek-re-MSP-EA Yurek...
Nov 22nd, 2019
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Sewage discharge cleanup: Unexplained insect die-offs, algae blooms have been observed AWARE News Network Shocking news from Hamilton, thanks to the Spectator’s award-winning investigative reporter Steve Buist: – In December 2018, raw sewage was noticed floating in the Chedoke Creek, whic...
Nov 22nd, 2019
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Nov 21st, 2019
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Strong and strategic protections needed in the Lake Simcoe watershed Aurora, Ontario News release from Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition and Oak Ridges Moraine Land Trust Next week, two conservation organizations share their strategies and mapping research for protecting natural areas in the Lake Simcoe w...
Nov 19th, 2019
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Photoshopped sidewalk from Collingwood staff report, looking south on Hurontario Street at Golfview Drive.  Preliminary sidewalk designs for the east side of Hurontario Street between Lockhart Road and Tracey Lane were considered by committee on Monday night By Jessica Owen Collingwood Today Council ...
Nov 16th, 2019
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Danny Beaton and Tyler Shipley: Beaton is wearing an Iroquois ribbon shirt and Gustowa (headdress) in solidarity with his brothers and sisters down south. Shipley is the author of ‘Ottawa and Empire -Canada and the Military Coup in Honduras.’ By Danny Beaton (Turtle Clan Mohawk) AWARE New...
Nov 12th, 2019
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From Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition We hope you can join the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition and the Oak Ridges Moraine Land Trust for this free event: The state of natural areas protection in the Lake Simcoe Watershed and the nearby Oak Ridges Moraine and Greenbelt, and what we can do about it. When: Thu...