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Mar 8th, 2011
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"If the transport stops bringing food in, you have enough food to last you about four days"CATCH News - March 8 2011The city’s planning committee heard last week from Mike Nickerson, the author of Life, Money and Illusion: Living on Earth As If We Want to Stay. Excerpts from his presentation are repr...
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Mar 8th, 2011
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CBC News Mar 8, 2011 Two days of hearings into whether Bruce Power can ship radioactive waste through the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence Seaway begin in Ottawa on Tuesday before a Commons committee. The shipments, which would carry 16 school bus-sized, radiation-contaminated steam generators from T...
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Mar 8th, 2011
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Sierra Club Canada news release March 8, 2011 TORONTO – The Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) and Sierra Club Canada (SCC) announced today that they have jointly commenced legal proceedings in the Federal Court of Canada in relation to the controversial proposal by Bruce Power Inc. to shi...
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Mar 7th, 2011
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News release from  Anishinabe Kweag March 6 2011Christian Island, ON – Anishinabe Kweag, the group of women who successfully protested Site 41 is calling on Bruce Power to halt its plans to ship 16 decomissioned nuclear steam generators of through the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River....
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In Energy
Mar 4th, 2011
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by John Spears Toronto Star Mar 03 2011Ontario acted properly in setting regulations for the placement of large wind turbines, an Ontario court has decided....
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Mar 3rd, 2011
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The Canadian Press March 3 2011OTTAWA — A new study is urging the federal government to take a critical look at its outsourcing costs if it wants to get serious about spending controls....
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Mar 2nd, 2011
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By Rob O'Flanagan Guelph Mercury Mar 02 2011GUELPH — The Ontario Ministry of the Environment is being asked to consider certain activities related to the rehabilitation of sand, gravel and stone extraction sites as potential threats to drinking water....
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In Water
Mar 2nd, 2011
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By Max Paris CBC News Mar 1, 2011 An increase in extreme rainstorms brought on by climate change could set the stage for a return of cholera to North America, according to a world-renowned water scientist....
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In Energy
Mar 2nd, 2011
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By Nancy Robinson Simcoe Solar Farm Awareness Project March 1 2011 There have been four new proposed industrial solar projects announced for Simcoe County. One is in Tay Township, one in Springwater and two in Severn Township. ...
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In Waste
Mar 2nd, 2011
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Ontario taxpayers take the waste and then pay for half the recycling costsNews release from Zero Waste Simcoe March 1 2011Local grassroots organization Zero Waste Simcoe thinks that since Ontario taxpayers subsidize one-half of the costs of provincial recycling then maybe they should have some say in...