Jun 19th, 2018
From MTM Conservation Association Join expert naturalists and indigenous teachers and discover the amazing diversity of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, insects, fish and plants that live within this expanse of marsh, forest and field north- west of Elmvale. A BioBlitz is an intense search for a...
Jun 15th, 2018
Update AWARE News Network The Springwater Compliance Audit Committee reconvenes Monday June 18, 9-11 a.m. in the township’s council chambers, 2231 Nursery Road, Minesing to appoint a prosecutor to review the case of Mayor Bill French and lay charges if warranted. The meeting is open to the publ...
Jun 15th, 2018
From Friends of the Waverley Uplands Our fabulous Community is pulling together once again to protect our Pristine Aquifer!!! Please join us in our fundraising efforts Saturday June 16th 7:00am-4:00pm at the Elmvale Community Hall. Garage Sale, Bake sale and Silent Auction(closes at 4 so make sure yo...
Jun 9th, 2018
from Friends of Simcoe Forests After over a year of silence, no sufficient responses to questions and concerns, FSF just became aware of an upcoming County Council meeting in regards to the ERRC proposed for the Freele forest. The County is spearheading this project and attempting to change their own...
Jun 4th, 2018
from Friends of Simcoe Forests In the matter of the ERRC (Environmental Resource Recovery Centre) proposed for the Freele County Forest Tract in Springwater, THE COUNTY OF SIMCOE has received high levels of public interest and participation well-deserving of guiding decisions to reflect the desires o...
Jun 4th, 2018
Keith and Ina Wood at Dump Site 41 in 2009 -Jim Simpson photo From Ebenezer United Church A tree has been planted in memory of Keith Wood, long-time member of the Ebenezer United Church congregation, a mainstay of the local farming community and a leader of the battle to stop Dump Site 41. Keith̵...
Jun 3rd, 2018
from Leadnow Monday, Jun 4, 10am Conservative MP Alex Nuttall’s Constituency Office 48 Alliance Blvd #104 , Barrie (Barrie—Springwater—Oro-Medonte) Hosted by: Patricia Smith The Trudeau government just announced an outrageous plan to buy the failing Trans Mountain pipeline and tanker project fr...
May 29th, 2018
Environmental Commissioner of Ontario Dianne Saxe From the Midland Cultural Centre When : Wednesday June 13 2018 Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 7:30 pm Where : Midland Cultural Centre, 333 King St, Midland Who : Dr. Dianne Saxe is the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO), a tough but fair watchdog ove...
May 27th, 2018
by Brad Pritchard Alliston Herald A provincial candidates debate will take place in Alliston May 30. Five candidates will participate, including Progressive Conservative candidate and incumbent MPP Jim Wilson, Liberal candidate Dan Hambly, NDP candidate David Matthews, Green Party candidate Jesseca P...
May 22nd, 2018
By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Springwater’s compliance audit committee meets on Friday to receive the second audit of Mayor Bill French’s 2014 campaign expenses, completed by Glen Davison of Froese Forensic Partners. The committee members, appointed jointly by Springwater and Oro-Med...