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Dec 19th, 2017
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You-know-who with fund-raising t-shirt This started off as a review of three important books that I thought would be good gifts for activists – then it morphed into a Christmas wish list from all of us to all of us. These are the books: -Boiling Point – Government Neglect, Corporate Abuse, and ...
Dec 7th, 2017
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Springwater Mayor Bill French interviewed at coalition news conference -SCGC photo Ontario is studying the impact of development on water sources in seven areas, from Simcoe County to Niagara By Tess Kalinowski Toronto Star The Ontario government is looking at expanding the 810,000-hectare environmen...
Dec 7th, 2017
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Sammy the cat on patrol at the Ontario Tree Seed Plant -National Post photo The concern of critics attacking the decision is not so much about the cats – Pepper and Sammy will land on their feet – as the future viability of native species of Ontario trees By Jake Edmiston National Post AN...
Dec 7th, 2017
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Margaret Prophet of the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition, Bernard Pope of the Ontario Farmland Trust and Springwater Mayor Bill French. -SCGC photo Discussion welcomed on Greenbelt expansion over areas of hydrological significance Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition news release Today, the province an...
Dec 7th, 2017
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Province Seeking Public Input to Protect Important Water Resources News release from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs Ontario is taking action to protect important water resources in the Greater Golden Horseshoe by launching a public consultation on expanding the province’s Greenbelt. The prov...
Dec 7th, 2017
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Members of the AWARE Essa deputation seeking council support for the Ontario Tree Seed Plant -AWARE Essa photo Essa Township supports saving the Ontario Tree Seed Plant from AWARE Essa AWARE Essa members and supporters were jubilant yesterday after Essa Township’s mayor and council unanimously approv...
Dec 6th, 2017
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Dianne Saxe Facility is important in the preservation of Ontario’s biodiversity – ECO Letter from the Environmental Commission of Ontario to Susan Antler, Friends of the Utopia Mill & Park Thank you for your message of October 13th sharing your message to Premier Wynne and Minister McGarry ...
Dec 5th, 2017
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Letter to Premier Kathleen Wynne and Natural Resources from North Grenville Mayor David Gordon We, the Council and residents of North Grenville are deeply concerned about the August 2017 announcement by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) that the Tree Seed Plant in Angus is schedul...
Dec 3rd, 2017
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From AWARE Essa and Friends of Utopia Mill and Park Join us at the Essa Administrative Offices, 5786 County Road 21, Utopia ON at 6:00 p.m. on December 6. AWARE Essa will be giving a ten-minute deputation to Essa Council asking for their support for our efforts to keep the Tree Seed Plant open in [&h...
Nov 28th, 2017
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The Canadian Press November 20, 2017 Chief Simon Fobister doesn’t have to imagine the grief and anguish and pain that decades of slow-motion mercury poisoning have wrought on the people of Grassy Narrows First Nation. After all, he’s one of them. Fobister and a number of his family members are among ...