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Oct 22nd, 2018
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Illustration from Plastic Ocean: A Film About Microplastics From EurekAlert Microplastics have been found in the human food chain as particles made of polypropylene (PP), polyethylene-terephthalate (PET) and others were detected in human stools, research presented today at the 26th UEG Week in Vienna...
Oct 22nd, 2018
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From the Council of Canadians On Wednesday, October 24, the Council of Canadians is partnering with our friends at 350.org to bring people together from across the country. We will be delivering copies of the the IPCC report to Member of Parliament’s constituency offices along with a pledge that they...
Oct 22nd, 2018
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  By Robert Jago The Guardian Seventy kilometers north of Kenora, in Ontario’s Lake of the Woods region, among a series of rolling, densely forested hills between two lakes, is the Ojibway community of Grassy Narrows, or the Asubpeechoseewagong First Nation. It is home to about 1,000 people. As ...
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Oct 12th, 2018
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Oct 12th, 2018
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Oct 5th, 2018
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by Andrew Mendler Midland Mirror The process of defending Penetanguishene council’s decision to turn down a proposed residential subdivision will start in early January. In March, council shot down a draft plan and zoning amendments for a potential subdivision that would have wiped out 30 acres of wo...
Sep 28th, 2018
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Grassy Narrows resident Steve Fobister being tested by the late Dr. Masazumi Harada in 2010 -Kate Harries photo Payments Frozen Since 1985, Will Be Retroactively Indexed to Inflation News release from Ontario government Ontario is taking immediate action to ensure people who receive mercury disabilit...
Sep 26th, 2018
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The following letter has been sent to the Town of Innisfil Council by resident Angela Gravelle Attention: Mayor Wauchope and Members of Town Council Your Worship and Members of Innisfil Town Council My name is Angela Gravelle, I am a resident of the Town of Innisfil and I am a concerned property owne...
Sep 26th, 2018
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  AWARE News Network We’re saddened to report the passing of Bert Reynolds, a stalwart of the 2009 Stop Dump Site 41 resistance Bert died peacefully on Monday, September 10, 2018 at his home in Penetanguishene, Ontario at the age of 91. Bert is survived by his devoted wife of 37 years, Lin...
Sep 25th, 2018
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From left, Scott Jermey, Ralph Hough, John Crawford, Harry Hughes, Sandy Agnew, Peter Beacock and Kelly Kramer. -AWARE Simcoe photo CORRECTION: Harry Hughes advises that he was misquoted. This report has been changed accordingly. AWARE Simcoe regrets the error. By Kate Harries AWARE News Network The ...