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Nov 25th, 2019
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FSRA leadership group, from website  AWARE News Network The Globe and Mail reveals details of an investigation by the Financial Services Regulator Authority of Ontario. FSRA plans to hold a town hall today to address PACE members. Web of deals: PACE credit union executives committed civil fraud with ...
Nov 22nd, 2019
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Sewage discharge cleanup: Unexplained insect die-offs, algae blooms have been observed AWARE News Network Shocking news from Hamilton, thanks to the Spectator’s award-winning investigative reporter Steve Buist: – In December 2018, raw sewage was noticed floating in the Chedoke Creek, whic...
Nov 20th, 2019
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  by Alec Adams Orillia Canada’s First-Past-the-Post (FPTP) electoral system might reflect voter intentions most of the time – if there were only two political parties; but with several significant parties, voter intentions are poorly reflected in most elections. Millions of Canadian...
Nov 16th, 2019
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Danny Beaton and Tyler Shipley: Beaton is wearing an Iroquois ribbon shirt and Gustowa (headdress) in solidarity with his brothers and sisters down south. Shipley is the author of ‘Ottawa and Empire -Canada and the Military Coup in Honduras.’ By Danny Beaton (Turtle Clan Mohawk) AWARE New...
Nov 13th, 2019
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By Bill French – Springwater News I attended the Springwater Council meeting last week as the first reports from the newly hired Integrity Commissioner (IC) were on the agenda. As a bit of background, the Ontario Government passed legislation requiring municipalities to have a Code of Conduct d...
Nov 12th, 2019
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Peter Gagnon, founder of a Soo-area residents’ group which has battled for years to protect an important coastal wetland area. The case is one of two heard by the Supreme Court of Canada today. –Northern Hoot photo Email from Ecojustice Ecojustice lawyers are at the Supreme Court of Canad...
Nov 11th, 2019
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Updated with names ad biographies of panelists, see below AWARE News Network It’s not clear who the organizers are, and the panelists’ names have not been revealed, but it appears there’s something afoot in North Simcoe. From the Midland Cultural Centre website:  Straight Talk : The...
Nov 4th, 2019
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AWARE News Network The Integrity Commissioner appointed by Springwater Council has found Midhurst Councillor Jack Hanna to have breached the township’s code of conduct and recommends that he be reprimanded. The report to the November 6 meeting of council is not signed, but Jeffrey Abrams and Ja...
Oct 25th, 2019
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Warden George Cornell ‘After what happened in Toronto… there was a lot of anxiety that amalgamation would happen (here),’ says Collingwood mayor By: Jessica Owen Barrie Today October 25 2019 Late last night, Simcoe County Warden George Cornell got a phone call. “It turns out, it was...
Oct 2nd, 2019
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29-year-old Milgen Idán Soto Ávila, a member of the Tolupán Indigenous community and the Broad Movement for Dignity and Justice, was disappeared four days before his body was found buried at the worksite of the logging company he was fighting against. by Zoe PC Peoples Dispatch Social movements in Ho...