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Mar 15th, 2019
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AWARE News Network Simcoe County Council holds a special meeting next week, to consider the governance review launched by the Ontario government. Here is the agenda. Note listed correspondence for useful background on communications between the province and the county. Special Council and Committee o...
Mar 14th, 2019
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AWARE News Network #youthstrike4future is a global youth climate change action started by Greta Thunberg, a Swedish teenager who today was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize Here is a link to a post for an event in Barrie – in front of town hall, 12.00-13.00 (noon to 1pm) on Friday 15 March 20...
Mar 10th, 2019
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  AWARE News Network Celebrate World Water Day with a pot-luck supper and free movie Come and celebrate the gift of water and the amazing underground aquifer in this area that produces the sweetest and purest water in the world. The movie begins at 7 p.m. but we are hoping that folks will gather...
Mar 10th, 2019
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  AWARE News Network From Ontario Farmland Trust website The Ontario Farmland Trust is pleased to announce that our 2019 Farmland Forum will explore the theme “A Natural Systems Approach to Farmland Protection.” Join us for a full day of presentations & discussion on: – Public-private partne...
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 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 2nd, 2019
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The Jefferson Salamander is endangered, meaning it lives in the wild but is facing imminent extinction or extirpation. Let the Province know you don’t think vulnerable species are just red tape AWARE News Network With so many species – caribou, polar bears, sturgeon, turtles, eagles, swal...
Feb 23rd, 2019
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From Erin Archer Public Open House Presented by DufferinAggregates/CRH/Cedarhurst Tuesday March 5th Wyebridge Community Hall 4:00pm-7:00pm *with Rally 3:00pm-4:00pm Bring drums, rattles, sneakers and skirts! The Worlds Purest Water is being threatened yet again, but this time by big aggregate. Duffer...
Feb 15th, 2019
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This forum is set for Friday February 22 – an incorrect date was published. AWARE Simcoe regrets the error. From the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition Housing Supply Forum What: Four speakers will examine Housing in our Communities – Supply, Affordability and Key Considerations When: Frid...
Feb 10th, 2019
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Singer and environmentalist Sarah Harmer Friday February 22: Sarah will be joined by Tim Gray, Jeff Monague, Becky Big Canoe, and the Caswell Choir Lions From the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition, Environmental Defence and the Lake Simcoe Rescue Coalition We are thrilled to announce that Sarah Harme...