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May 25th, 2011
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“EAT MY DUST” COULD WELL BE THE LEGACY OF OBSOLETE LAWS UNEARTHED IN MEGA-QUARRY FIGHT BY WAYNE ROBERTS NOW Magazine May 19 2011 The Ontario Election is still six months away, but the surprise candidate for most polarizing issue – likely to turn the political contest into an emotional cliffhanger sim...
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May 19th, 2011
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'We are Anishinabek,' says Grand Council Chief Patrick MadahbeeNews release from Union of Ontario Indians May 18 2011 The new Conservative majority government has started its term in office by slighting First Nations citizens, says Anishinabek Nation leader Patrick Madahbee.“We are not aboriginal – w...
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May 18th, 2011
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'With respect to the proposed quarry, our government's goal is to ensure an open and transparent process' An email from Premier Dalton McGuinty to a concerned resident May 17 2011 Thank you for your online message regarding an aggregate license application by The Highland Companies to develop a quarr...
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May 18th, 2011
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'Stop the plan in order to protect our Great Lakes Commons'News release from Council of Canadians May 16 2011The Council of Canadians is warning of the risks from a proposed nuclear waste repository on Lake Huron. The Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has submitted a proposal for a deep geologic disposa...
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May 18th, 2011
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Chernobyl material will be dangerously radioactive for thousands of years By Stephen Leahy IPS May 6 2011 The nuclear energy industry only exists thanks to what insurance experts call the “mother of all subsidies”, and the public is largely unaware that every nuclear power plant in the wo...
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May 16th, 2011
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News release from the IJC May 16 2011The International Joint Commission (IJC) invites public comment on progress to reduce the impacts of transboundary air pollution under the 1991 Canada-United States Air Quality Agreement. Achievements in both countries to meet Agreement goals are described in the ...
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May 15th, 2011
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Natural Resources Minister Linda Jeffrey looking for “balance” By Mike Crawley, CBC News May 13, 20 A Toronto-based wind power company is proposing to build a green energy project on the shores of Lake Ontario, but it could threaten two endangered species. Gilead Resources would have the ...
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May 15th, 2011
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Trade deal with Europe would affect municipal right to prioritizeLetter to the Barrie Examiner May 13 2011New Tecumseth town council has passed a resolution asking the provincial government to negotiate a clear exemption from the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (the Canada-European Union t...
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May 10th, 2011
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Video vividly illustrates scale of megaquarry proposal The American hedgefund proposal is to establish Canada’s largest open pit mine – roughly one third the size of Toronto and deeper than Niagara Falls – in an area of prime agricultural land, surrounded by escarpment and wetlands ...
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May 10th, 2011
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By Guy Crittenden Solid Waste & Recycling Magazine May 9 2011The Citizen’s Alliance United for a Sustainable Environment (“CAUSE”) and the North Dufferin Agricultural Community Task Force (“NDACT”) have issued a news release about a company controlled by Boston-based hedge fund The Baupost Group that...