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Sep 20th, 2018
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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 20th, 2018
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from North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance We asked the candidates for election to Georgina Town Council the following question: Do you believe the Town of Georgina should take all the necessary actions to ensure that the proposed Maple Lake Estates residential development is NOT built on the Paradise Be...
Sep 16th, 2018
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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...
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Sep 12th, 2018
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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
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Volunteers needed for TD Tree Days events in Stayner, Shelburne and the Minesing Wetlands this September. -NVCA photo News release from the NVCA The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) is looking for volunteers to plant trees in Simcoe and Dufferin counties. On Saturday, September 15, fr...
Sep 9th, 2018
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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
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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
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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 4th, 2018
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NVCA staff conduct electrofishing study in Beeton Creek, fall 2017 News release from the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority There’s something fishy planned for Beeton Creek this fall. Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) and South Simcoe Streams Network (SSSN) are working to restor...
Sep 2nd, 2018
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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 ...