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Jun 1st, 2011
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ACTION ALERT from Grassy Narrows Asubpeeschoseewagong Anishinabek May 31 2011Grassy Narrows grassroots women are blocking the MNR from accessing their territory right now!Call the MNR Kenora office to express your support: (807) 468-2501...
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But Anishinabe trustee Jeff Monague is opposed – it’s a racial slur  By Laurie Watt Barrie Advance May 31, 2011 ANGUS – The name of the Simcoe County District School Board’s newest high school shows those who write the history books rule once more. Nottawasaga Pines – the first choice of ...
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Jun 1st, 2011
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Nuclear power: Should Canada follow Germany’s lead? CBC May 30 2011  Scroll down and vote Germany will shut down all of the country’s nuclear reactors by 2022, according to a plan adopted early Monday.  Read more...
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May 31st, 2011
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Policy makers wary of dealing with issue  By FELICITY BARRINGER New York Times IRVINE, Calif. — Scientists have been using small variations in the Earth’s gravity to identify trouble spots around the globe where people are making unsustainable demands on groundwater, one of the planet’s main sources ...
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May 31st, 2011
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Learning From Japan’s Nuclear Disaster by Amory B. Lovins Rocky Mountain Institute March 18, 2011 As heroic workers and soldiers strive to save stricken Japan from a new horror—radioactive fallout—some truths known for 40 years bear repeating. An earthquake-and-tsunami zone crowded with 127 mil...
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May 31st, 2011
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By Peter Tabuns MPP Town Crier May 19 It’s not every day that I write about small potato-growing communities.  But then it is not every day that companies arrive from the States to dig out millions of tons of limestone, and in the process, pump hundreds of thousands of cubic metres of water — each [&...
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May 30th, 2011
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Of interest: Green Heroes- on TV  Did you see the Ladies of the Lake episode on Nov.9, 2010? If you missed it go to http://www.tvo.org/TVO/WebObjects/TVO.woa?videoid?65823550500...
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May 29th, 2011
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First Nations protesters stick up for what’s right and get what they want BY MARK BONOKOSKI QMI AGENCY March 27 2011 While much of Manitoba was fighting back epic floodwaters and Albertans were witnessing the flash-fire razing of Slave Lake, the Battle of Snake Mound was making headlines here, and th...
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May 28th, 2011
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Council should have had public discussion, input on green space acquisition By DAN PELTON Orangeville Citizen May 26 2011 A Mono resident appeared at the town council meeting Tuesday to express concerns over the recent acquisition of a 60- acre (24.5-hectare) parcel of land on Hockley Road, adjacent ...
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May 28th, 2011
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By Rick Vanderlinde Simcoe.com May 27 2010 INNISFIL — A giant quarry planned for the Shelburne area would be bad news for Innisfil and Lake Simcoe, critics of the mega-proposal say. Council heard from Carl Cosack, a North Dufferin Agricultural and Community Taskforce member, who asked council to supp...