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Jan 29th, 2011
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Pellegrini supports motion out of Scugog King Sentinel January 26 2011Mayor Steve Pellegrini has attended his first meeting of the Greater Toronto Countryside Mayor’s Alliance (GTCMA), and he said he came away with the good impression of the group. ...
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Jan 28th, 2011
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AWARE Simcoe January 28 2011Did you get taken in by the salesman who precipitated the iron and other minerals out of your water, told you it was disgusting, and sold you a treatment system for a couple of thousand dollars – or more? Tonight at 8 p.m., CBC TV’s Marketplace goes undercover ...
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Jan 28th, 2011
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Letter from Cindy Hillard Severn Township January 28 2011re: Simcoe Solar Farm Awareness Project Symposium - this Saturday, 11am-1pm.The Ontario government is making a huge error in contracting large scale solar "farms". This issue is not just about the sites within Severn Township. In total, 800 acr...
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Jan 26th, 2011
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Green Energy Act fast tracking with minimal public input is a major concern News release from Simcoe Solar Farm Awareness Project January 24 2011 The Simcoe Solar Farm Awareness Project[SSFAP] and Ontario Farmland Preservation with support from AWARE Oro-Medonte will host a symposium on Saturday Janu...
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Jan 26th, 2011
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By JONATHAN SHER, QMI Agency January 24 2011TORONTO — The fate of the billion-dollar wind industry and the future of green energy in Ontario may now rest in the hands of three divisional court judges.The province's Green Energy Act was put to the test Monday before a panel of three Superior Court jus...
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Jan 24th, 2011
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Halt development to study medical effects, opponents urgeBy Lee Greenberg, with files from Matthew Pearson, Ottawa Citizen January 24, 2011An Eastern Ontario man has launched a court case that could put the brakes on the province's green energy plans. Ian Hanna, a 56-year-old property owner from Prin...
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Jan 24th, 2011
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Outdoor cats gone wild, and birds sufferBy RACHEL SA, Toronto Sun January 22 2011Oakville cats are now officially housebound.The city’s new bylaw that prohibits cats from roaming free came into effect Jan. 1. Oakville joins Burlington, Milton and Hamilton, which have similar restrictions....
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Jan 23rd, 2011
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By KELLY MCSHANE ORILLIA PACKET & TIMES January 22 2011Simcoe North MPP Garfield Dunlop plans to give a voice to local meat processors who say they are being pushed out of business by ever-changing government regulations. ...
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Jan 21st, 2011
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By John Spears Toronto Star January 20 2011Ontario residents were bemused to discover that on New Year’s Day 2011, on average, they were paid to use electricity.If that seemed unusual – and it is – it’s only the start. ...
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Jan 20th, 2011
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By Melanie Redman Rabble.ca January 20, 2011Will the global community define water as a human right, available to all, or as a commodity to be bought, sold, traded, and ultimately out of reach from the poorest people on this earth? ...