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Sep 25th, 2023
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From The Toronto Star, September 9, 2023 Editorial Cartoon, Patrick Corrigan: Greenbelt sinkhole...
Aug 30th, 2023
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The Minesing Wetlands are home to a diverse array of habitats. The mix of fen, marsh and swamp wetlands provides habitat for sensitive plants and animals, including a number of rare species and species at risk. | Photo supplied by the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority From BarrieToday, August...
Aug 25th, 2023
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Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie, who is one of five candidates vying to be the next leader of the Ontario Liberal Party, stopped off at the Midland Cultural Centre on Aug. 16. | Gisele Winton Sarvis/MidlandToday From Simcoe.com, August 17, 2023 By Andrew Mendler Midland Mirror Ontario Liberal leader...
Aug 25th, 2023
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Simcoe-Grey MPP Brian Saunderson says the controversies involving Collingwood and the greenbelt lands are different From Simcoe.com, August 17, 2023 By John Edwards Collingwood Connection Is the provincial process that determined Greenbelt land would be developed for housing similar to a series of tr...
Aug 25th, 2023
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Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault speaks at a press conference, in Ottawa, on Monday, June 5, 2023. | Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press From BarrieToday, August 16, 2023 By Aidan Chamandy Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on The Trillium, a Village Media website devoted excl...
Aug 25th, 2023
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Sing the petition here As an Ontarian who deeply cares about the preservation of our natural spaces and the integrity of our government, I am calling on all concerned citizens to join me in demanding the immediate resignation of Premier Doug Ford. It is with great disappointment and outrage that I ad...
Aug 15th, 2023
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Ontario Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk (left) and Premier Doug Ford will address the long-awaited report into the controversial Greenbelt land swap on Wednesday. Star wire services Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservatives “favoured certain developers” in a controversial $8.28-billion Greenbelt land swap r...
Aug 6th, 2023
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  The Mariposa Folk Festival began in Orillia in 1961 and has enjoyed a renaissance since returning to Orillia. These days, the festival is focused on being sustainable – in more ways than one. OrilliaMatters File Photo The Mariposa Folk Festival is a leader in environmental and sustainabl...
Jul 17th, 2023
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This is our moment to act. The federal government has already taken action before, And massive public outcry could push Ottawa to stop Ford’s plan before it even starts. We can have a real impact and help save one of the most biologically rich protected areas in all of Canada! Tell your friends and f...
Jul 15th, 2023
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A sign marking where the Greenbelt begins in York Region. Global News Blanding’s turtles, eastern meadowlarks, and Acadian flycatchers. Butternut, American chestnut, and cucumber trees. These are just a few of the 29 endangered and threatened species of animals and plants that live on the land remove...