May 3rd, 2012
Province green lights hunting at-risk turtleOntario Nature April 24 2012In complete disregard of a petition signed by more than 11,000 people and a report jointly released by Ontario Nature, the David Suzuki Foundation and the Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre, the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) tol...
Apr 27th, 2012
AWARE Simcoe April 27 2012The Tories implemented their budget implementation bill yesterday. The omnibus bill amends more than 50 acts of Parliament and dismantles much of the process that protects Canada's land, water and air....
Apr 27th, 2012
Email from Friends of NDACT April 26 2012Tuesday, Apr-24 was disappointing because the Ontario budget passed with only a few modifications to appease the NDP including a wealth surtax, extra daycare help and corporate tax cut freeze. The hidden environmental amendments were ignored. ...
Apr 24th, 2012
Voice Your Concern regarding MOE Proposal to Exempt Transportation of Hazardous Waste from Licensing RequirementsAction Alert from the Canadian Environmental Law Association April 23 2012The Ontario Ministry of Environment is proposing to exempt waste haulers transporting hazardous waste from the req...
Apr 22nd, 2012
Critics accuse Tories of ‘abdicating’ government’s responsibility to protect environment By Andrew Davidson, CBC News April 17 2012The federal government is reducing the number of departments and agencies that can do environmental reviews from 40 to just three to speed up approvals...
Apr 10th, 2012
Massive call-in needed to NDP and PCs to urge rejection of amendments to environmental legislationAWARE Simcoe is passing on two alerts about the Liberal government's Omnibus Bill 55 which amends a number of environmental bills while circumventing normal posting under the Environmental Bill of Rights...
Apr 9th, 2012
What's growing around you?AWARE Simcoe news release - April 8 2012A meeting being held this Saturday April 14 at the Elmvale Arena is aimed to be the start of a county-wide effort to control and eradicate invasive alien plant species. ...
Apr 6th, 2012
Climate skeptics’ popular argument discredited by global trendCBC News April 5 2012 A significant increase in carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, rather than changes to the Earth’s orbit, was likely the main cause of global warming that ended the last ice age, a new study has found.Read mor...
Apr 4th, 2012
Barrie doctor chimes in on planetary healthBy NICKI CRUICKSHANK – Barrie Examiner April 2 2012A Barrie cardiologist is just as worried about his planet as his patients’ tickers.Read more...
Mar 30th, 2012
Moving from regulatory review to regulatory approval By Kate Harries AWARE Simcoe March 30 2012Canada’s environment is under attack as never before. It’s not just that we happen to have a land that’s rich in natural resources of every kind. It’s that 21st century technology can extract and destroy at...