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By AWARE Simcoe
In AWARE News Network
Nov 30th, 2020
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Duffins Creek Ontario government issued a Ministerial Zoning Order for an unlawful development that endangers the protected Lower Duffins Creek wetland complex News release from Environmental Defence Environmental groups are taking the Ontario government to court over its unlawful use of a Ministeria...
By AWARE Simcoe
In Agriculture
Nov 26th, 2020
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Action Alert from Ontario Nature Across the Greater Golden Horseshoe developers and land speculators are lobbying local governments to allow sprawl-style development on precious natural areas and farmland. They’re using COVID-19 as a smoke screen saying these developments are necessary to get us thro...
By AWARE Simcoe
In Agriculture
Nov 26th, 2020
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The 2018-2022 Springwater council in session last November.  Ministry gives green light for Carson Road Stage 1 infrastructure works to proceed in Midhurst News release from Springwater Township The Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) has provided confirmation to the Township o...
By AWARE Simcoe
In Adjala-Tosorontio
Nov 26th, 2020
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From the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority By NVCA Planning Staff There is nothing more idyllic than building a subdivision right beside a river. The perfect family home backing onto the river banks, marketing materials illustrating a young laughing family playing alongside the water, grandpa...
By AWARE Simcoe
In Council Watch
Nov 25th, 2020
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Samples of the new bins that would be procured for use in homes across Simcoe County starting in Nov. 2021 are pictured on the right. County councillors voted to obtain black bins with green, blue and black lids (for organics, recycling and garbage respectfully) in order to save on costs. By: Jessica...
By AWARE Simcoe
In Agencies
Nov 25th, 2020
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Some of those who voted no (Simcoe County’s webcast of its meetings does not show all those present on-screen so when the vote is not recorded, as was the case here, the public cannot have a complete picture of what happened) -AWARE Simcoe photo ‘The growth is going to happen, whether we have t...
By AWARE Simcoe
In Agriculture
Nov 25th, 2020
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Ontario Biosphere Reserve project The Ontario Land Trust Alliance’s Climate Action Program – Virtual Recognition Event News release from the Ontario Land Trust Alliance On Friday, November 27th at 10:00 AM, Belinda Karahalios, MPP for Waterloo Wellington Dufferin region will be at the Ontario Land Tr...
By AWARE Simcoe
In Agencies
Nov 24th, 2020
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  Screen Shot 2020-11-24 at 12.17.49 PM ‘We should let the province know it shouldn’t be sneaking stuff into budget bills’ – McLeod By: Erika Engel Collingwood Today  Collingwood council voted unanimously in favour of sending a resolution, letter, and comments from the townR...
By AWARE Simcoe
In Agencies
Nov 23rd, 2020
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From Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition Wednesday November 25 – 7-8 pm webinar Video and presentation by Claire Malcolmson, Executive Director, Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition Development is the biggest growing threat to Lake Simcoe. Learn how development affects the lake, and what the Lake Simcoe Prote...
By AWARE Simcoe
In Agriculture
Nov 21st, 2020
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Dianne Saxe From the Green Party of Ontario November 18 2020 Green Party of Ontario Deputy Leader, Dianne Saxe, released the following statement in reaction to the Auditor General report: “This report shows the government is totally at odds with its own environmental laws and responsibilities. None o...