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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...
Sep 23rd, 2019
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Members of Toronto’s Honduran community with speakers Karen Spring and Yurissa Varela, front, second and third from left, and Tyler Shipley and Yves Engler, back row. -AWARE Simcoe photo AWARE News Network The Simcoe County Honduras Rights Monitor hosted a meeting in Foreign Minister Chrystia F...
Sep 8th, 2019
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by Ian Adams Wasaga Sun A Wasaga Beach councillor will continue his tenure as chair of the conservation authority. At its Aug. 23 meeting, the board of the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority decided not to ask for George Watson’s resignation, even though his municipality had expressed the view...
Sep 3rd, 2019
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Edwin Espinal and Karen Spring on recent break in north Honduras Simcoe County Honduras Rights Toronto Event September 18, 2019 By Janet Spring Simcoe County Honduras Rights Monitor On Friday September 30, we received devastating news that the prosecutor in Edwin Espinal and Raul Alvarez’s bail heari...
Sep 3rd, 2019
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Mayor Don Allen AWARE  Simcoe update – Monday Sept. 3 2019: Springwater Mayor Don Allen’s case on charges of operation of a motor vehicle while impaired as well as dangerous operation of a motor vehicle has been put over to October 1. Allen, 67, was not in Collingwood court today, the dat...
Aug 23rd, 2019
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NVCA CAO Doug Hevenor and Vice-Chairs Keith White and Donna Jebb. -AWARE Simcoe photo UPDATED Sept. 28 2019 Discussion of Yurek letter cut short  By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority directors have decided Wasaga Beach Councillor George Watson will continue to ...
Aug 22nd, 2019
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Verna Friday from Bear Island (Temagami First Nation) and Beth Brass Elson from Chimnissing Anishinabek Territory (Beausoleil First Nation) flank John Hawke in Midland court today. -AWARE Simcoe photo AWARE News Network Around a dozen people, most of them veterans of the Site 41 battle, turned out to...
Aug 21st, 2019
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Karen Spring and Edwin Espinal play chess for the first time. ‘Our [Canadian] politicians are involved in turning a blind eye to human rights abuses all around the world,’ said Karen Spring by: Erika Engel Collingwood Today In an apartment in Honduras’ capital city Tegucigalpa, a husband ...
Aug 20th, 2019
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Karen Spring, Edwin Espinal and Janet Spring flank Raul Alvarez after he’s released from La Tolva jail in Honduras From the Simcoe County Honduras Rights Monitor Committee The following meeting is being sponsored by the Simcoe County Honduras Rights Monitor Committee: Canada’s Role in Honduras ...
Aug 19th, 2019
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Premier Doug Ford speaks with media in a flooded area of Constance Bay northwest of Ottawa on April 26, 2019. Kamara Morozuk / National Observer photo Province Moves to Constrain Conservation Authorities’ Programs and Services Scroll down for media coverage News release from Conservation Ontari...