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Jul 11th, 2011
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‘Death of a thousand paper cuts’  By Jim Rankin Toronto Star July 9 2011 AGIOS NIKOLAOS, GREECE—The Tahrir’s run for Gaza is over, for now. Mired in paperwork that would delay a possible departure by at least another two days – and expecting more tie ups after that – organizers decided Saturday...
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Jul 11th, 2011
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By Marg Bruineman Barrie Examiner 2011 June 29 Barrie  July 5 RVH  July 5 Georgian...
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Eco-tax, shmeco-tax Editorial By Miriam King Bradford Times July 7 2011 So, Tim Hudak, leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario has announced that he will eliminate the “sneaky eco-taxes” on a range of products, implemented by the McGuinty Liberals. … What we want to ...
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Jul 9th, 2011
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By Antonia Zerbisias Toronto Star July 8 2011 Just below the soaring Scarborough Bluffs, 17-month old Piper Clark scoops the fine sand into gloppy pies. Her brother Reed, 4, bravely ventures deeper into the water. Around them on this hot summer day, bikini-clad girls frolic and tease boys in the wave...
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Jul 9th, 2011
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Comment on Environmental Registry closes Monday – make sure your voice is heard AWARE Simcoe July 8 2011 Emma Ruby-Sachs (daughter of activist lawyer Clayton Ruby) posted a petion against the megaquarry on Avaaz.org two days ago and within 24 hours, 70,000 people had signed! Keep it up! Sign th...
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Jul 9th, 2011
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Strangers become allies… NDACT meetings always run out of chairs BY TIM SHUFF In the Hills June 16, 2011 This spring, when The Highland Companies filed its application for a 2,316-acre limestone quarry, a small rural protest caught the big wave. Remarkably, Carl Cosack is not angry. Naturally, ...
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Jul 4th, 2011
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Invasive Species Student is on the Job Fighting Unwanted InvadersMarketwire-- July 4 2011 Invasive species pose a growing threat to Ontario's biodiversity and cause billions of dollars in damage annually. With more invasive species found in Ontario than anywhere else in Canada, it is a good thing tha...
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Jul 4th, 2011
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By Jim Rankin Toronto Star July 3 2011 Why I’m on the Tahrir  David Milne, 65, is a retired social worker from Belleville, Ontario. He was chosen to be a delegate on the Canadian boat to Gaza, part of Freedom Flotilla II. He’s in his 9th year with Christian Peacemakers Team, has worked in Iraq [&hell...
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Jul 3rd, 2011
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By mail or email, get your comments in by Monday July 11AWARE Simcoe July 2 2011The deadline for comments to the Environmental Registry on the mega-quarry is July 11. ...
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Jul 3rd, 2011
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The Associated Press Jul 3, 2011 An ExxonMobil pipeline that runs under the Yellowstone River in Montana ruptured Saturday and leaked hundreds of barrels of oil into the waterway, causing a 40-kilometre plume that fouled the riverbank and forced municipalities and irrigation districts downstream to c...