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Oct 3rd, 2017
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  Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition submission to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry The Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition represents 30 community groups from across Simcoe and the province that have agreed in principle that the Greenbelt needs to expand into Simcoe County to ensure ...
Oct 3rd, 2017
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From AWARE Essa The Ontario Tree Seed Facility is being closed. -What is the Reason for the Closure? -Why Should We Care? YOU are INVITED to a PUBLIC MEETING to discuss the Ministry of Natural Resource’s decision to close the Historic Ontario Tree Seed Facility Keynote Speaker: Ken Durst, Regional Se...
Oct 1st, 2017
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AWARE News Network The Ontario Beekeepers Association has called on Ontario commercial beekeepers to opt out of a National Class Action Lawsuit against the Canadian government for restricting honey bee imports from the US. The suit, filed by three western Canadian beekeepers, claimed damages because ...
Oct 1st, 2017
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UPDATE: Link to submission from the Simcoe County Greenbel Coalition AWARE News Network Ontario Nature is calling on you to urge Kathryn McGarry, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry, to guide stronger protection for nature across the Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH)! The decisions made now will ...
Oct 1st, 2017
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Local politicians and Huronia Land Conservancy directors gather under the newly unveiled sign for the Hogg Creek Wetland.  From left, former MPP Garfield Dunlop, Dave Wilkins, Springwater Mayor Bill French, Isabella Rombak, Linda Belcourt, Valerie Schell, Tim Tully, Oro-Medonte Mayor Harry Hughes and...
Sep 28th, 2017
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By JULIE TURKEWITZ New York Times DENVER — Does a river — or a plant, or a forest — have rights? This is the essential question in what attorneys are calling a first-of-its-kind federal lawsuit, in which a Denver lawyer and a far-left environmental group are asking a judge to recognize the Colorado R...
Sep 25th, 2017
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Green Party of Ontario leader Mike Schreiner Green Party of Ontario news release September 21 2017 GPO leader Mike Schreiner made the following statement on the closing of the Ontario Tree Seed Plant: “I’m deeply disappointed in the Ontario Liberal’s decision to close the door on the 94-year old Onta...
Sep 22nd, 2017
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From left, Debbe Crandall of the Moraine Partnership, Joyce Chau of Eco-Spark, former ECO Gord Miller, elder statesman David Crombie, York Simcoe MPP Julia Munro and Anne Bell of Ontario Nature were among the speakers at a meeting  in Barrie on Wednesday. -AWARE Simcoe photo AWARE News Network Local ...
Sep 22nd, 2017
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  From the Huronia Land Conservancy The Huronia Land Conservancy is excited to announce the formal recognition of their first property. We are recognizing the donor, funders and supporters that made this possible. This recognition event will be on September 28th at 4 pm. The property is located ...
Sep 22nd, 2017
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E. C. Drury (who would later be elected premier) on Angus Plains in 1906 -Photo by E.J. Zavitz Closing would mark an abandonment of commitment to public good Letter from Anne Learn Sharpe, Angus to the Orillia Packet & Times After 94 years, our provincial government is closing the doors of the On...