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Apr 2nd, 2020
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Cleared trees – AWARE Simcoe file photo By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Is tree clearing part of the development process? Not according to Springwater. If it is development, a request by the developer Geranium to be allowed to clear 1 hectare of land (2.5 acres) to provide for access to the ...
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Mar 28th, 2020
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Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau about Oil package bailout midst coronavirus crisis March 23, 2020 To the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Cc: Federal Cabinet Ministers COVID-19 is presenting real and immediate risks to people’s health and livelihoods. It is appropriate and necessary for the federal ...
Mar 24th, 2020
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AWARE News Network The Ontario government will proceed with the spring bear hunt. Details of the decision and comments received can be accessed at this link. ...
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Mar 20th, 2020
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NASA and European Space Agency pollution monitoring satellites detected significant decreases in nitrogen dioxide (NO2) over China Large drops of nitrogen dioxide seen over Italy and China By Nicole Mortillaro · CBC News · It’s a surreal sight: Webcams from across Italy show normally packed tou...
Mar 19th, 2020
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From Sarah Hill, Head of Oceans & Plastic Campaign, Greenpeace Canada First of all, I hope that you and your loved ones are ok. These are tough and uncertain times, and before I move on, I just wanted to say this: whether for our planet or for the health of our communities, we’re all in thi...
Mar 1st, 2020
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From left, David McKeown, Greenbelt Foundation Board Chair; Shelley Petrie, Greenbelt Foundation Program Director; Edward McDonnell, Greenbelt Foundation CEO, Caroline Schultz, Executive Director of Ontario Nature; Robert Messervey, Interim Board Chair of Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation  Newly expanded...
Feb 27th, 2020
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from Compost Council of Canada and others Seedy Saturday at the Utopia Hall, 8396 6th Line, Utopia. Saturday March 7 9a to 2p  ...
Feb 27th, 2020
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The Canadian Press Canada’s old-fashioned city sewer systems dumped nearly 900 billion litres of raw sewage into this country’s waterways over five years, enough to fill up an Olympic-sized swimming pool more than 355,000 times. The amount of raw sewage being vented is increasing every ye...
Feb 19th, 2020
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Rick Beaver  From the Couchiching Conservancy  We hope to see you at our Annual General Meeting on Saturday, March 7 at Hawk Ridge Golf & Country Club in Orillia from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, as we share conservation news from the year, stewardship and volunteer efforts, and plans for the future....
Feb 19th, 2020
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Bear cubs will pay the price UPDATE: The comment period has closed on these Ontario government Assault-on-Nature plans  – but you can still let your MPP know what you think, and let others know what is being proposed (or, in the case of the Double Crested Cormorant, enacted) – get the fac...