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May 1st, 2018
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Looking for justice, on Parliament Hill From Simcoe County Honduras Rights Monitor  A mother and daughter with the full backing of their rural Ontario community are in Ottawa seeking support from the Canadian government for the immediate release of political prisoners in Honduras. Karen Spring, a hum...
Apr 30th, 2018
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PC leader Doug Ford PC leader said he will “open a big chunk” of protected GTHA farmland to build housing if the Progressive Conservatives win the June 7 electionBy By ROBERT BENZIE and KRISTIN RUSHOWY Toronto Star Doug Ford has privately assured developers he will “open a big chunk” of protected lan...
Apr 29th, 2018
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By Dr Andrew Glikson Countercurrents The extraction and transfer from the Earth crust to the atmosphere of every economically available molecule of carbon, including coal, oil, tar sand oil, shale oil, methane gas, coal seam gas and other forms of hydrocarbon, constitutes the most significant shift i...
Apr 28th, 2018
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from Concerned Citizens of Adjala-Tosorontio Soup Stock starts with a Pancake Breakfast, from 8am – 11am with local maple syrup and butter, chocolate milk and coffee – Adults $10, children 12 and under $5, family of four $20. Delicious Unlimited Soup from local ‘Chefs’ with ho...
Apr 27th, 2018
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News release from Springwater Township The Township of Springwater is pleased to announce that it has entered into formal negotiations to purchase approximately 50 acres of land from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) for the establishment of a community hub. The subject lands are ...
Apr 27th, 2018
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Simcoe County’s Rob McCullough  by Shane MacDonald Alliston Herald The County of Simcoe’s director of solid waste says an application to develop a household hazardous waste depot at a landfill in Adjala-Tosorontio has been approved. A landfill located at 6815 Concession Road 4 in Adjala-Tosoron...
Apr 27th, 2018
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The world’s most widely used insecticides will be banned from all fields within six months, to protect both wild and honeybees that are vital to crop pollination By Damian Carrington The Guardian April 27 2018 The European Union will ban the world’s most widely used insecticides from all fields due t...
Apr 26th, 2018
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Residents Loretta McGuirk and Rebecca Cormier in front of site where all the trees were destroyed. -Collingwood Connection photo Unexpected tree-cutting sparks anger by John Edwards Collingwood Connection A group of residents are concerned about the impact a proposed commercial development will have ...
Apr 24th, 2018
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Ron Reid Property includes more than four kilometres of Black River shoreline by Frank Matys Orillia Today  When the Couchiching Conservancy acquired several hundred acres of vital natural habitat east of Washago, it seemed only appropriate to give the property a name of substance. Initially called t...
Apr 24th, 2018
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Kathryn Enders From AWARE Oro-Medonte Annual General Meeting -Thursday April 26, 2018 7:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.  Edgar Community Hall  Guest Speaker: Kathryn Enders – Executive Director Ontario Farmland Trust Topic: Protecting Farmland Forever The Ontario Farmland Trust (OFT) focuses on direct land prote...