Sep 20th, 2018
Parks in the Dark: Investigation reveals publicly funded Parks Canada staff and scientists are still not free to speak to the media By Gloria Dickie The Narwhal When Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government assumed office in November 2015, it came with promises of overturning Stephen Harper’s regressive,...
Sep 16th, 2018
MPP Doug Downey, shown with Karen White, owner of Bridle Tree Farm which hosted the corn roast, and Cindy Mercer of Friends of Simcoe Forests, presents a certificate to honour those who protect our forests. From Friends of Simcoe Forests Saturday September 8 was the Friends of Simcoe Forests 2018 Cor...
Sep 12th, 2018
Premier Doug Ford By Kate Harries AWARE News Network On September 11 2018, Greenpeace Canada filed suit against the Ford government on the grounds that its cap and trade legislation is illegal because it failed to go through the consultation required under Ontario’s Environmental Bill of Rights...
Sep 9th, 2018
Oro-Medonte mayoral candidate Sandy Agnew and supporter Susan Woods share a joke at a campaign rally yesterday. -AWARE Simcoe photo By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Around 50 people turned out for a good-humoured and optimistic rally to launch Sandy Agnew’s campaign for the mayoralty of Oro-Medonte...
Sep 6th, 2018
Karren Wallace is the new Chair of North Dufferin Agricultural and Community Taskforce. News release from the North Dufferin Agricultural and Community Taskforce The North Dufferin Agricultural and Community Taskforce (NDACT) has elected a new Chair, Karren Wallace. Karren assumes the Chair from Alia...
Sep 5th, 2018
Spix’s Macaw: now deemed extinct in the wild, some 60-80 survive in captivity. Spix’s Macaw heads list of first bird extinctions confirmed this decade By Alex Dale BirdStudies International Eight bird species, including two species of macaw, look set to have their extinctions confirmed followin...
Sep 2nd, 2018
Beausoleil First Nation Chief Guy Monague UPDATED – with news of MPPs’ cancellation – but the rally is on! from Friends of the Waverley Uplands Calling all WATER Protectors!! Please Stand with us in protecting the World’s Purest Water! Join the Friends of the Waverley Uplands ...