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By AWARE Simcoe
In Issues
Nov 19th, 2019
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By Allison Jones, The Canadian Press Ontario is proposing to extend a moratorium on water bottling permits for nine months to give the government more time to consider the science behind it. Over the past year, the government reviewed the state of water resources in key areas of the province and the ...
By AWARE Simcoe
In Council Watch
Nov 19th, 2019
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from Friends of the Simcoe Forests Christmas crafts fundraiser at Nicholyn Farms 3088 Horseshoe Valley Rd W, Phelpston on Saturday November 23, from 10am to 2pm Directions...
By AWARE Simcoe
In Collingwood
Nov 19th, 2019
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Photoshopped sidewalk from Collingwood staff report, looking south on Hurontario Street at Golfview Drive.  Preliminary sidewalk designs for the east side of Hurontario Street between Lockhart Road and Tracey Lane were considered by committee on Monday night By Jessica Owen Collingwood Today Council ...
By AWARE Simcoe
In AWARE News Network
Nov 18th, 2019
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  AWARE News Network Kudos to Nancy McBride and other public-spirited water warriors who have finally brought a national spotlight to bear on their long-standing pleas for action on their water. It happened through the work of an investigative team that included several media organizations and C...
By AWARE Simcoe
In Council Watch
Nov 18th, 2019
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Chain of bangles: Rules for making a case to municipal council are intimidating and process is archaic, says Jo By Allan Baker in Oro Medonte Rules and Codes in governance are commonly written in ambiguous language by lawyers and planners, seemingly for those who wish to rule. In decision making, pol...
By AWARE Simcoe
In AWARE News Network
Nov 16th, 2019
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Danny Beaton and Tyler Shipley: Beaton is wearing an Iroquois ribbon shirt and Gustowa (headdress) in solidarity with his brothers and sisters down south. Shipley is the author of ‘Ottawa and Empire -Canada and the Military Coup in Honduras.’ By Danny Beaton (Turtle Clan Mohawk) AWARE New...
By AWARE Simcoe
In Council Watch
Nov 13th, 2019
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By Bill French – Springwater News I attended the Springwater Council meeting last week as the first reports from the newly hired Integrity Commissioner (IC) were on the agenda. As a bit of background, the Ontario Government passed legislation requiring municipalities to have a Code of Conduct d...
By AWARE Simcoe
In Governance
Nov 12th, 2019
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Peter Gagnon, founder of a Soo-area residents’ group which has battled for years to protect an important coastal wetland area. The case is one of two heard by the Supreme Court of Canada today. –Northern Hoot photo Email from Ecojustice Ecojustice lawyers are at the Supreme Court of Canad...
By AWARE Simcoe
In AWARE News Network
Nov 12th, 2019
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Ontario Government bows to the aggregate industry, moves to block municipal efforts to protect groundwater News release from Environmental Defence, Ontario Nature, Wellington Waterwatchers and Gravel Watch Ontario Groups say the Ontario Government is putting the aggregate industry ahead of people. Th...
By AWARE Simcoe
In Agencies
Nov 12th, 2019
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From Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition We hope you can join the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition and the Oak Ridges Moraine Land Trust for this free event: The state of natural areas protection in the Lake Simcoe Watershed and the nearby Oak Ridges Moraine and Greenbelt, and what we can do about it. When: Thu...