Mar 17th, 2018
Carmela Marshall of the Ontario Soil Regulation Task Force From Concerned Citizens of Ramara We are asking concerned residents to attend the Ramara Township council meetings on Monday, March 19 at 9:30 am and especially Monday, March 26 at 7:00 pm in an attempt to hopefully, somehow influence the Ram...
Mar 16th, 2018
James Hill, Canadian ambassador to Costa Rica, Honduras and Nicaragua. Canada reiterates concerns following publication of OHCHR report on human rights violations in the context of the 2017 elections in Honduras From Embassy of Canada, San José, Costa Rica – Canada is deeply concerned by the ob...
Mar 15th, 2018
Edwin Espinal and Karen Spring Elmvale’s Spring family lobbies Liberal government to help free son-in-law from Honduran jail by Ian Adams Wasaga Sun A woman who grew up on a farm outside Elmvale is in the middle of the fight for human rights in the Central American nation of Honduras. And whil...
Mar 15th, 2018
Tiny Township and Sustainable Severn Sound -Midland Mirror photo by Andrew Mendler Midland Mirror Tiny Township is continuing to be at the forefront of sustainability and climate change initiatives. The municipality is the first in the region to officially join the Partners for Climate Protection Pr...
Mar 14th, 2018
‘X’ marks five currently known large scale soil dumping sites in Ramara The following letter was sent February 28 2018 by Michael Douglas of Ramara Township to Ramara Mayor Basil Clarke, Deputy Mayor John O’Donnell & Ramara Township Councillors Re: Large Scale Soil Dumping in Ra...
Mar 13th, 2018
From Living Green Barrie Join us this Thursday, 6:30 pm at Uptown Theatre for a screening of Call of the Forest: The Forgotten Wisdom of Trees, a documentary featuring scientist and acclaimed author Diana Beresford-Kroeger. Tickets are $5 – register at EventBrite or pay at the door. Seating is ...
Mar 11th, 2018
Kristie Virgoe from Copeland Forest Friends Kristie Virgoe, Director, Stewardship & Conservation Lands at Kawartha Conservation is coming to our AGM as our guest speaker to give us a peek in the world of Shinrin-Yoku Saturday March 24 or forest bathing. It is more than just a walk in the forest, ...
Mar 10th, 2018
Mike Nagy By Doreen Nicoll Rabble March 1, 2018 Mike Nagy is a natural wonder. His formative years were spent in southern rural Hamilton where he lived a uniquely angelic childhood. Walking home from school each day included stopping to drink natural spring water bubbling from rocks at the “Jol...
Mar 7th, 2018
Karen Rathwell AWARE News Network ‘Water for Life, not Profit’ is the theme of the 2018 AWARE Simcoe Annual General Meeting / public meeting. Who: Karen Rathwell of Wellington Water Watchers is the guest speaker When: Saturday April 7 2018 10am – 12:30pm Where: Utopia Hall, 8396 6t...
Mar 5th, 2018
AWARE News Network About 100 people gathered outside the Wyebridge Community Centre in a vigil for the water, as a community liaison committee of local residents appointed by Dufferin Aggregates held its first meeting inside. Speakers included Vicki Monague, Beth Brass Elson, Roley Monague, Jeff Mona...