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Nov 20th, 2010
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AWARE Simcoe Posted November 20 2010 Link to Canadian Auto Workers’ 10-minute video called “Understanding the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).”...
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Oct 30th, 2010
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Simcoe Solar Farm Awareness Project formed Letter to aware.simcoe@gmail.ca October 30 2010This email is regarding the 10 proposed solar panel large scale projects in Simcoe County on agricultural land. Many of you have attended information meetings hosted by Recurrent Energy (the proponent), others c...
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Oct 8th, 2010
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By Peter O'Neil Calagary Herald  October 8, 2010   Canada is facing mounting pressure from two opposing forces as it prepares for the next round of negotiations later this month on a comprehensive Canada-European Union free-trade agreement. Business interests on both sides of the Atlantic are pushing...
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Sep 29th, 2010
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Letter to the Barrie Examiner - September 29 2010Recurrent Energy, which is developing clean energy projects on lands leased from local owners, would like to respond to some of the points raised in this article. We recognize that farming is important to Ontario. ...
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Sep 29th, 2010
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By MARG. BRUINEMAN, BARRIE EXAMINER September 15 2010Opposition to a California company's plans to install solar panels on 10 farms around Barrie and Orillia is heating up. ...
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Sep 29th, 2010
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Letter to the Orillia Packet and Times - September 28 2010Re: "Those wanting to preserve farmland should purchase it," Adrian Kooger, letter to the editorThe issue here is that so-called solar "farms" are industrial use of agricultural land. The Ontario Government's Green Energy Act has taken away ou...
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Sep 29th, 2010
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By Trina Berlo Simcoe.com Sept 28 2010WASAGA BEACH – Bruce Newbold, a professor at McMaster University, presented his wind energy report to Wasaga Beach council last week, advising them there is no real evidence to support claims that wind turbines cause any adverse health effects. Newbold presented ...
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Sep 28th, 2010
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Action Alert from Council of Canadians - September 27 2010This October and November, Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta and Prince Edward Island will head to the polls for municipal elections. Two important issues facing communities this year are the effect of recent international trade agreements on municip...
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Sep 20th, 2010
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News release - Canada Newswire --Sep, 17, 2010 TORONTO -- Less than six weeks to go before Ontario's municipal elections, a new non-partisan election campaign was launched today by Environmental Defence and the Ontario Greenbelt Alliance. The Vote Smart campaign is polling candidates on environmental...
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Sep 17th, 2010
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By J.T. McVeigh The Barrie Examiner September 16 2010PowerStream is making more than hay when the sun shines.A breakfast meeting in Barrie, Wednesday morning, introduced the distribution utility’s plans for their foray into the solar energy generation business. PowerStream, which services more ...