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By AWARE Simcoe
In Agriculture
Jul 17th, 2017
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Residents Demand Ontario Government act to shut down Burl’s Creek concerts From SaveOro The Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) issued a stunning decision today, authorizing the temporary use of the Burl’s Creek Event Grounds (BCEG) for 27 days of camping, parking and large-scale events. In the process it ...
By AWARE Simcoe
In Adjala-Tosorontio
Jul 12th, 2017
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from CCAT Friday July 14 – 12 noon – 5pm Saturday July 15 – 9am – 3 pm Sunday July 16 – 9am – 12 noon 5823 County Road 13, Everett Artwork, housewares, books, knick knacks and many other items. Get there early for the best selection. Proceeds go to CCAT July 14th G...
By AWARE Simcoe
In Council Watch
Jul 12th, 2017
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Cigarette butts are the most common litter item found on Lake Huron beaches -Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation photo Let’s get the butts off the beach! From Environmental Defence Join us on Friday, July 21 at 10:00 a.m. to get the butts off Wasaga Beach! Cigarette butts, that is. Did y...
By AWARE Simcoe
In Governance
Jul 12th, 2017
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Toward an Open and Innovative Internet: What Lies Behind Canada’s Net Neutrality Success Story By Michael Geist is net neutrality day of action in the United States, a day of advocacy and awareness that brings together hundreds of leading Internet companies and public interest groups. It is an import...
By AWARE Simcoe
In Council Watch
Jul 7th, 2017
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News release from Keep Hydro Public After months of community involvement, on July 7, 2017, Wasaga Beach council voted unanimously to keep Wasaga Distribution Inc. (WDI) public. With the help of the Keep Hydro Public Coalition, local residents successfully pressured their municipal council to retain ...
By AWARE Simcoe
In Council Watch
Jul 6th, 2017
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Collingwood Enterprise Bulletin After months of research and public consultation, Wasaga Beach council unanimously decided to retain and grow Wasaga Distribution Inc. Council wasn’t slated to make a decision about the utility provider until a special meeting on July 18. However, during another specia...
By AWARE Simcoe
In AWARE News Network
Jun 29th, 2017
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From the Story of Stuff Project  Every July, over a million people around the world participate in Plastic Free July, a challenge to refuse single-use plastics for one whole month. This year, we’re trying something a little different – and we’d like to invite you to take part. Here’s the thing. Avoid...
By AWARE Simcoe
In AWARE News Network
Jun 28th, 2017
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Polluted beach in Senegal Annual consumption of plastic bottles is set to top half a trillion by 2021, far outstripping recycling efforts and jeopardising oceans, coastlines and other environments. A million plastic bottles are bought around the world every minute and the number will jump another 20%...
By AWARE Simcoe
In Agriculture
Jun 28th, 2017
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Honeybee worker with radio-frequency identification tag – Photo: Amro Zayed/York University/Science York study takes on ‘controversy’ over honey bee declines and pesticide use By KATE ALLEN Toronto Star A major new study conducted in Ontario and Quebec corn fields has found that neonicotinoids,...
By AWARE Simcoe
In Energy
Jun 27th, 2017
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By Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press A proposal to bury tonnes of radioactive waste in a bunker near Lake Huron has moved a step toward a decision on whether the multibillion-dollar project can proceed. Federal authorities say they are satisfied Ontario Power Generation has provided additional informa...