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Bobolink known to live in Highland’s fields By Chris Halliday Orangeville.com Jun 22, 2011 There’s a lot of talk concerning the loss of agricultural land and threats to drinking water, but what about the chance those rusty sounding calls of the Bobolink might vanish from The Highland Companies’ lands...
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Jul 11th, 2011
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By MORGAN IAN ADAMS Barrie Examiner July 10 2011 COLLINGWOOD — Airplanes and windmills don’t mix. Read more ...
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By SHARON WEATHERALL Midland Free Press July 7 2011 Ladies in Gwayago Kwag’ singing and drumming group say when they perform they are delivering a message that is positive and healing. The name of Read more ...
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‘Death of a thousand paper cuts’  By Jim Rankin Toronto Star July 9 2011 AGIOS NIKOLAOS, GREECE—The Tahrir’s run for Gaza is over, for now. Mired in paperwork that would delay a possible departure by at least another two days – and expecting more tie ups after that – organizers decided Saturday...
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By Marg Bruineman Barrie Examiner 2011 June 29 Barrie  July 5 RVH  July 5 Georgian...
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Eco-tax, shmeco-tax Editorial By Miriam King Bradford Times July 7 2011 So, Tim Hudak, leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario has announced that he will eliminate the “sneaky eco-taxes” on a range of products, implemented by the McGuinty Liberals. … What we want to ...
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Jul 9th, 2011
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By Antonia Zerbisias Toronto Star July 8 2011 Just below the soaring Scarborough Bluffs, 17-month old Piper Clark scoops the fine sand into gloppy pies. Her brother Reed, 4, bravely ventures deeper into the water. Around them on this hot summer day, bikini-clad girls frolic and tease boys in the wave...
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Comment on Environmental Registry closes Monday – make sure your voice is heard AWARE Simcoe July 8 2011 Emma Ruby-Sachs (daughter of activist lawyer Clayton Ruby) posted a petion against the megaquarry on Avaaz.org two days ago and within 24 hours, 70,000 people had signed! Keep it up! Sign th...
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Strangers become allies… NDACT meetings always run out of chairs BY TIM SHUFF In the Hills June 16, 2011 This spring, when The Highland Companies filed its application for a 2,316-acre limestone quarry, a small rural protest caught the big wave. Remarkably, Carl Cosack is not angry. Naturally, ...
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Jul 4th, 2011
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Invasive Species Student is on the Job Fighting Unwanted InvadersMarketwire-- July 4 2011 Invasive species pose a growing threat to Ontario's biodiversity and cause billions of dollars in damage annually. With more invasive species found in Ontario than anywhere else in Canada, it is a good thing tha...