• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

Issues

By
In Water
May 31st, 2011
0 Comments
576 Views
Policy makers wary of dealing with issue  By FELICITY BARRINGER New York Times IRVINE, Calif. — Scientists have been using small variations in the Earth’s gravity to identify trouble spots around the globe where people are making unsustainable demands on groundwater, one of the planet’s main sources ...
By
In Energy
May 31st, 2011
0 Comments
455 Views
Learning From Japan’s Nuclear Disaster by Amory B. Lovins Rocky Mountain Institute March 18, 2011 As heroic workers and soldiers strive to save stricken Japan from a new horror—radioactive fallout—some truths known for 40 years bear repeating. An earthquake-and-tsunami zone crowded with 127 mil...
By
In Issues
May 31st, 2011
0 Comments
642 Views
By Peter Tabuns MPP Town Crier May 19 It’s not every day that I write about small potato-growing communities.  But then it is not every day that companies arrive from the States to dig out millions of tons of limestone, and in the process, pump hundreds of thousands of cubic metres of water — each [&...
By
In Water
May 30th, 2011
0 Comments
558 Views
Of interest: Green Heroes- on TV  Did you see the Ladies of the Lake episode on Nov.9, 2010? If you missed it go to http://www.tvo.org/TVO/WebObjects/TVO.woa?videoid?65823550500...
By
May 29th, 2011
0 Comments
669 Views
First Nations protesters stick up for what’s right and get what they want BY MARK BONOKOSKI QMI AGENCY March 27 2011 While much of Manitoba was fighting back epic floodwaters and Albertans were witnessing the flash-fire razing of Slave Lake, the Battle of Snake Mound was making headlines here, and th...
By
In Issues
May 28th, 2011
0 Comments
695 Views
Council should have had public discussion, input on green space acquisition By DAN PELTON Orangeville Citizen May 26 2011 A Mono resident appeared at the town council meeting Tuesday to express concerns over the recent acquisition of a 60- acre (24.5-hectare) parcel of land on Hockley Road, adjacent ...
By
May 28th, 2011
0 Comments
476 Views
By Rick Vanderlinde Simcoe.com May 27 2010 INNISFIL — A giant quarry planned for the Shelburne area would be bad news for Innisfil and Lake Simcoe, critics of the mega-proposal say. Council heard from Carl Cosack, a North Dufferin Agricultural and Community Taskforce member, who asked council to supp...
By
In Water
May 27th, 2011
0 Comments
472 Views
Water protectors to participate in panel discussion AWARE Simcoe May 27 2011 Beverley Else, founder of Celebrate Lake Simcoe, Beausoleil First Nation Councillor Jeff Monague, Dr. William Shotyk, founder of the Elmvale Water Festival and Melancthon Deputy Mayor Darren White will participate in a panel...
By
May 27th, 2011
0 Comments
622 Views
Four area First Nations to vote on settlement of Coldwater Narrows claim By Frank Matys Simcoe.com May 26, 2011  COLDWATER – The Chippewas of Rama and three other First Nation communities are one step closer to reaching a historic settlement that seeks to turn the page on an ugly chapter. The f...
By
May 25th, 2011
0 Comments
518 Views
Lowndes to appear before NVCA board this Friday  AWARE Simcoe May 24 2011 The company that is planning the largest quarry in Canada is asking one of the agencies tasked with assessing the environmental impact of the mammoth project for a break. John Lowndes of the Highland Companies is listed on the ...