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...
May 21st, 2018
From Friends of Simcoe Forests Annual General Meeting on Thursday May 24 2018 at 7 pm at the Midhurst Community Centre Guest Speakers include Area MPP Candidates Topic : The Environment...
May 10th, 2018
From St. John’s United Church Wednesday, May 16, 7 p.m. The Science and Spirituality of Water A public presentation sponsored by Spirit Café, St. John’s United Church Keynote: by Dr. Bill Shotyk “My Last Lecture: the ecological restoration of our farm near Elmvale, Ontario” Ceremony: Rev. Meg J...
Apr 28th, 2018
from Concerned Citizens of Adjala-Tosorontio Soup Stock starts with a Pancake Breakfast, from 8am – 11am with local maple syrup and butter, chocolate milk and coffee – Adults $10, children 12 and under $5, family of four $20. Delicious Unlimited Soup from local ‘Chefs’ with ho...