• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

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Jun 13th, 2010
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Georgian Bay Forever is raising the alarm about unexpected increases to the outflow of Lake Huron into the st. Clair River. The implications of a continuing drain from Lake Huron on the lake, its wetlands and islands, its native species and recreational facilities are ominous. Georgian Bay Forever is...
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Jun 13th, 2010
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Developers play a disproportionate role in financing municipal politics. Through seeking out and funding pro-development candidates, they are able to fill municipal councils across the GTA with supporters of sprawl. Pro-environment candidates for municipal office do not have access to developer money...
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In Waste
Apr 12th, 2010
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As a quick fix for waste issues, burning can do more harm than goodBy Catherine Porter Toronto Star April 4 2010DETROIT —Just off the city’s main strip, beyond a row of decaying car plants, a parade of dump trucks rumbles into a sprawling grey and red building with four smokestacks. Inside, a Dickens...
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In Water
Mar 11th, 2010
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Toronto – The Council of Canadians is deeply concerned with the McGuinty government’s support for policies that put water in Ontario and abroad at risk, following today’s Throne Speech and is questioning whether the Premier is actually committed to protecting water, given his emphasis on privatizatio...
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Dec 20th, 2009
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Martin Mittelstaedt Globe and MailTrent Hills, Ont. Friday, Dec. 18, 2009 Wendy Deavitt remembers the day in 2001 when she spotted her dream home in the country. At the end of a tree-dotted gravel driveway stood the farmhouse and adjacent horse barn that turned her fantasy about rural living into a r...
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In Waste
Sep 10th, 2009
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September 4th, 2009 Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty sent the following email to one of our supporters: On Thu, 9/3/09, dmcguinty@premier.gov.on.ca wrote Thanks for your online message about the North Simcoe landfill site(Site 41). I appreciate your taking the time to share your concerns with me.In On...