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Oct 18th, 2011
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COC, CUPE video October 17 2011 A short witty video on the trade deal being negotiated by the Harper government with the European Union. The video features Canadian Union of Public Employees National President Paul Moist and Council of Canadians National Chairperson Maude Barlow. Link ...
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Oct 15th, 2011
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100 of Canada’s best chefs cook up a storm to help Stop The Mega-QuarryNDACT news release October 2011Honeywood, ON – Jim Creeggan, Kevin Hearn and Tyler Stewart of the the Barenaked Ladies have been added to the star-studded cast of musicians who will perform tomorrow, Sunday, October 16 at FOODSTOC...
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Oct 15th, 2011
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Town council to review sign bylaw By Bill Tremblay Orangeville.com Oct 14, 2011 Opponents to the proposed Melancthon quarry may have to find a new way to voice their opinion in Orangeville. Following a single complaint, residents are being asked not to display their “Stop the Mega Quarry” signs on la...
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Oct 12th, 2011
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‘The magic of Honeywood loam’ CBC Radio October 10 2011 Adrienne Arsenault reports for the National on the mega-quarry. Of interest, Joseph Izhakoff of Highland Companies state that they wanted to build a quarry from the start, “So why not say that to people from the get-gp?” ...
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Oct 9th, 2011
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MP discusses issue with IJC chair Joe Comuzzi By WES KELLER Orangeville Banner October 6 2011 Dufferin-Caledon MP David Tilson has taken the anti-quarry fight to a new level by taking his concerns about its effect on the Great Lakes to the International Joint Commission (IJC), a body established by t...
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Oct 8th, 2011
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By Mary Ormsby Toronto Star A cross-border battle is brewing over 500-year-old bones belonging to some of Ontario’s original inhabitants — a case descendents describe as academic grave robbing. read more ...
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Oct 7th, 2011
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By Jennifer Bain  Toronto Star October 5 2011 We have gathered in the maple forest outside of Toronto to celebrate the land that feeds us and hear about fears for its future. Read more ...
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Oct 3rd, 2011
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What are you doing on October 4? October 4th is a day where we honour the lives of missing and murdered Aboriginal women and girls. The violence experienced by Aboriginal women and girls in Canada is a national tragedy. We must take the time to give thanks to the families who have inspired the SIS [&...
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Oct 3rd, 2011
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Did some sleuthing on its travels Barrie Advance September 22 2011 Leslie Varsava of Ladies of the Lake Conservation Association reflects on water – where it’s going and what’s hitching a ride along the way. Read article ...
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Oct 3rd, 2011
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Suzuki, Wildlands League express concernAWARE Simcoe October 2 2011The federal government has posted its draft strategy for the recovery of the boreal woodland caribou, under threat of extinction across the north.David Suzuki’s evaluation of the draft strategy finds serious shortcomings....