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By AWARE Simcoe
In Council Watch
Jan 18th, 2018
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New Tecumseth Free Press Online Weather factors during the first week of January that impacted waste collection across the County delayed potential impacts from new bag limit restrictions at curbside that came into effect January 1. Specifically, the County’s collection service now will pick up...
By AWARE Simcoe
In Governance
Jan 15th, 2018
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Black Mirror Canada “From mass dissemination of false information, to impersonation, leaking foreign documents in order to influence political and legal outcomes… the possibilities for the types of activities contemplated in [Bill C-59] are limited only by im...
By AWARE Simcoe
In Adjala-Tosorontio
Jan 12th, 2018
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  AWARE News Network The province has organized a series of consultation meetings to get feedback on its plans for “Protecting water for future generations: Growing the Greenbelt in the outer ring.” Further information as well as a list of public open houses being held across the Gre...
By Anne Learn Sharpe - Angus
In Anne Learn Sharpe - Angus
Jan 12th, 2018
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MNRF Minister Kathryn McGarry   It’s been months since the first shock of hearing that the Ontario Tree Seed Plant would close in September 2018. Our first stunned question then was Why? Now, after hearing the rationale from the MNRF at a public meeting, reading some of the letters addressed to ...
By AWARE Simcoe
In Council Watch
Jan 10th, 2018
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By Kate Harries AWARE News Network A hearing was held at Osgoode Hall just before Christmas, marking the latest chapter in the two-and-a-half-year saga of an audit launched by former Springwater deputy mayor Dan McLean of Springwater Mayor Bill French’s 2014 campaign expenses. On December 18 2017, a ...
By AWARE Simcoe
In Council Watch
Jan 10th, 2018
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News release from MPP Jim Wilson Today, Simcoe-Grey MPP Jim Wilson sent an open letter to Premier Kathleen Wynne and the Minister of Natural Resources Kathryn McGarry about concerns he continues to hear over the closure of the Ontario Tree Seed Plant in Angus. “I continue to get consistent feed...
By AWARE Simcoe
In Barrie
Jan 5th, 2018
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The city has the second most expensive rental market in the province and home ownership is unaffordable for residents with average incomes by Patricia Kozicka TVO Barrie, a central Ontario city nestled on the west shore of Lake Simcoe, has somehow become one of Canada’s hottest — in other words, cost...
By AWARE Simcoe
In Agriculture
Jan 5th, 2018
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by Janis Ramsay Innisfil Journal Municipalities that get added to the province’s Greenbelt have to comply with the Greenbelt Plan, which reduces urban sprawl. According to the ministry’s notice, the province is identifying moraines, streams and wetlands in order to protect water in the area. The town...
By AWARE Simcoe
In AWARE News Network
Jan 3rd, 2018
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Wilmer Nadjiwon -A. Cuffe photo By Denis Langlois Owen Sound Sun Times A sacred fire is burning at Neyaashiinigmiing and a funeral is being organized for Saturday morning as people mourn the death of respected and well-known Ojibway elder Wilmer Nadjiwon. The residential school survivor, Second World...
By AWARE Simcoe
In Environment
Jan 3rd, 2018
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Please Enjoy Your Genetically Engineered Dinner by Christopher Pollon The Walrus Last year, Canada became the first country to sell unlabelled transgenic animals for human consumption. But do consumers have an appetite for it? Between April and June, Canadians participated in an unprecedented experim...