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Feb 22nd, 2024
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The Ontario Farmland Trust would like to invite you to our annual Farmland Forum on March 21, 2024. It will take place from 9am-5pm at The Grandway Events Centre in Elora ON, as well as online. The Ontario Farmland Trust is a non-profit organization that works to protect Ontario farmlands and associa...
Feb 22nd, 2024
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Be the Change, Season 16 is here, and we are proud to present this year’s amazing line up! Our first presentation on Wednesday March 6, 7:00PM at the Simcoe Street Theatre is The Magnitude of All Things, by Jennifer Abbott. Her new documentary draws intimate parallels between the experiences of grief...
Feb 22nd, 2024
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GREAT NEWS FOR SAVE GEORGIAN BAY SUPPORTERS: ANOTHER COUNCIL VOTES AGAINST TC ENERGY’S PUMPED STORAGE SCHEME IN MEAFORD Please click here to read for full details. Sincerely, Save Georgian Bay...
Feb 22nd, 2024
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  ‘It’s a good example of how a small group of committed residents can achieve anything,’ mayor says of volunteer group Pollinate Collingwood by Jessica Owen, Barrie Today, February 7, 2024 Collingwood is closing in on finalizing its pollinator protection plan and, once approved, it would make t...
Feb 22nd, 2024
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The Township of Severn, Town of Penetanguishene and Township of Georgian Bay are also proud Bee City members. By Severn Sound Environmental Association, in Simcoe.com Wednesday, February 14, 2024 The Severn Sound Environmental Association (SSEA) is excited to share that two partner municipalities, th...
Feb 2nd, 2024
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Another backroom bonanza for nuclear interests In yet another backroom deal bonanza, the Ford government has signed off on a plan to rebuild four 40-year-old nuclear reactors at North America’s third-oldest nuclear plant – the Pickering Nuclear Station in the eastern GTA. The government is offe...
Feb 2nd, 2024
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WATER WATCHERS It is getting SALTY in Ontario and the waters in the ground, flowing in rivers, and in lakes need your urgent action. Ontario is the biggest user of salt in Canada through the winter period (responsible for nearly HALF of the road salt used across the country). Not only are we harming ...
Jan 20th, 2024
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‘We’re new to the neighbourhood but we dumped all of our money into that house, it’s our dream property. And now it’s completely threatened,’ says Oro-Medonte citizen Wayne Doyle, Barrie Today, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Jan 15, 2024  When Oro-Medonte Township’s Mayor Randy Gree...
Jan 20th, 2024
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Over the past half-century, Lake Simcoe’s salt concentration has increased by over five times, says columnist Peter Bursztyn, Barrie Today, Jan 14, 2024  “Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink!” — From the 1798 poem The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Years ago, I vi...
Jan 20th, 2024
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Oro-Medonte Township Deputy Mayor Peter Lavoie will be travelling with the township’s mayor to Ajax next week to present their side of the Barrie annexation story to the province’s standing committee on heritage, infrastructure and cultural policy. by Wayne Doyle, Barrie Today Local Journ...