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May 14th, 2022
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This is an area near the Holland River, just below Cooks Bay. The orange stakes indicate an archeological survey. | Supplied Photo From BarrieToday, May 10, 2022 By Jeff Monague In 1812, the Ogemaawag (Oh-geh-maw-whag) Chiefs of the Anishinaabeg (Ah-nish-in-aw-behg) Ojibwe, along with their warriors ...
May 14th, 2022
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From Lake Simcoe Watch, May 12, 2022 By Jack Gibbons, Chair, Lake Simcoe Watch We asked the leaders of Ontario’s provincial parties if they will promptly implement and fund a plan to reduce Lake Simcoe’s phosphorous pollution to 44 tonnes per year by 2030. Andrea Horwath (NDP), Steven Del Duca (Liber...
May 14th, 2022
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Lynne Gibson shows her concern for the disruption and destruction of the Elmvale Water Kiosk, Friday, May 6.Shawn Gibson/BarrieToday From MidlandToday, May 6, 2022 By Shawn Gibson Ontario Liberal candidates Aaron Cayden Hiltz (Simcoe North) and Jeff Lehman (Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte) met with re...
May 14th, 2022
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From left are Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte candidates Jeff Lehman (Liberal), Elyse Robinson (Green) and Beverley Patchell (NDP). All three took part on Wednesday night’s accountability assembly at Grace United Church.Shawn Gibson/BarrieToday From BarrieToday, May 12, 2022 By Shawn Gibson Edit...
May 14th, 2022
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Photo Credit: John & Danny on a Sacred Water Walk with Becky Bigcanoe, 2015.  From Sierra Club, May 10, 2022 By Dr John Bacher and Danny Beaton, Mohawk of the Turtle Clan In Memory of Alicja Rozanska. From John Bacher: Critical environmental indicators, which should send warning signals at the po...
Mar 4th, 2022
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Water seeps up and trickles down under the forest canopy of the Simcoe Uplands in fall. | AWARE Simcoe photo The Government of Canada is being asked to take action to protect the purest water known to science. A petition published on the House of Commons website urges that the federal government use ...
Jan 31st, 2022
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This is your opportunity to make a difference! Please share this flyer Plan to join us and bring all your friends OUR WATER IS UNDER THREAT saveourwatertiny.com please direct all inquiries to saveourwaterrally@gmail.com...
Jan 13th, 2022
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File photo. (Brent Calver/Western Wheel) From MidlandToday, January 12, 2021 A Letter to the Editor Good morning, I am sitting here watching CNN. The United States is going to hell in a hand-basket.  No one wants to take the responsibility to right the wrongs. Even if they wanted to, they would be st...
Jan 13th, 2022
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It’s been just over 50 days since the federal government’s new cabinet was sworn in. Last month, the Council of Canadians issued four mandate letters – on water, trade, the climate crisis, and health – that lay out a progressive agenda for the new federal government. Two days later, Prime Minister Tr...
Jan 12th, 2022
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Gravel Pit Join us on January 25 for something big For decades, the gravel mining industry has blasted, dug, crushed, and trucked across Ontario with apparent impunity. On Tuesday, January 25 at 7 pm the newly formed Reform Gravel Mining Coalition will announce something big that will protect water a...