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Mar 8th, 2019
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In her comment letter on the proposed Teedon Pit expansion – Donna Baylis of Food and Water First presents a comprehensive indictment of the aggregate industry and the exceptional accommodation offered to it under provincial legislation Attn: Hon. John Yakabuski, Minister minister.mnrf@ontario....
Mar 7th, 2019
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Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in friendly discussion with Honduras Foreign Affairs Minister Maria Dolores Agüero, at the Lima Group meeting they hosted in Ottawa. Canadian government cozies up to corrupt Honduran regime through Lima Group  By Ja...
In Barrie
Mar 7th, 2019
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  from Georgian College  Georgian College would like to invite the Barrie community to the 14th Annual Traditional Pow Wow. The annual event, hosted by Georgian College’s Indigenous Resource Centre staff and students, is a celebration of traditional Indigenous culture, song and dance. Join us at...
Mar 7th, 2019
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Janet and Karen Spring with Springwater Mayor Don Allen, in April 2018 photo By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Springwater Township Council has called on Canada “to stand by its stated position in support of human rights and the rule of law in Honduras,” demanding that the Honduran government of Jua...
Mar 5th, 2019
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Kevin Mitchell of Dufferin Aggregates in conversation. -AWARE Simcoe photo By Kate Harries AWARE News Network I wasn’t looking for trouble. I wasn’t looking for anything much at today’s Dufferin Aggregates open house on its proposed expansion of its Teedon Pit, near Waverley. As is the custom a...
Mar 5th, 2019
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The Ontario Tree Seed Plant From AWARE Essa The Ontario government has closed the Tree Seed Plant in Angus. The 26-acre site of this unique historic facility is now in the government’s “disposition of realty” process. Organizations such as municipalities, conservation authorities an...
Mar 5th, 2019
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Redside Dace -Fisher’s Films photo AWARE News Network The Endangered Species Act comment period is now closed.  We will see what impact public feedback will have on the government’s actions.  We are not overly optimistic that the needs of our endangered species will supersede the desire t...
Mar 5th, 2019
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Deputy Premier Christine Elliott ‘This failure of leadership to protect the lake is simply unacceptable and must not be allowed to continue’ Letter from Jack Gibbons, Lake Simcoe Watch to to NewmarketToday Re: Proposed sewage plant debate fires up as Newmarket mayor warns growth will soon...
Mar 5th, 2019
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  From the Ontario Federation of Labour  The Ontario Federation of Labour is hosting a province-wide conference at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre that will bring together labour leaders, activists and community allies to build our base and our strategies of escalating actions. This one-day ...
Mar 5th, 2019
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Clause proposed for Springwater already adopted by Tiny, Clearview, Midland and Penetanguishene A code of conduct is being proposed for Springwater Township that would curtail councillors’ freedom to speak at hearings that make key decisions on land use and development. A clause in the code developed...