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Sep 15th, 2021
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By The Blue Mountain Watershed Trust Watershed Trust Members and many other concerned citizens have united to fight the Town of Clearview’s proposed expansion of County Road 26/27, a summer-only road that traverses sensitive Escarpment wetlands. Our last update was March 29 th , so it’s about time to...
Sep 14th, 2021
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By Margaret Prophet, Executive Director, Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition Barrie – On September 8, the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition and the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition organized all candidate meetings for Barrie-Springwater-Oro Medonte, Barrie-Innisfil and York-Simcoe to determine the pa...
Sep 13th, 2021
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By Friends of Simcoe Forests We’re touching base today to remind you of the LPAT hearing beginning tomorrow regarding the Environmental Resource Recovery Centre. We are extremely fortunate to have an amazing legal team representing the interests of the Friends of Simcoe Forests and the concerned citi...
Sep 9th, 2021
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See the original Water Watcher’s request for endorsement of their moratorium on gravel extraction here: gravel_moratorium_paper_aug-17-2021. The Climate Crisis Threatens Our Homes Everyone wants to feel safe and secure at home. Home is where we live, a community and natural environment that sur...
Sep 9th, 2021
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By Angela Bischoff, Director of the Ontario Clean Air Alliance One of the most important things we can do to reduce our climate impact is to “electrify everything.” Switching to electric vehicles and heat pumps for heating and cooling buildings can help us rapidly reduce our greenhouse gas pollution....
Sep 9th, 2021
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David Hopkins (bottom row, left), senior hydrologist at R.J. Burnside & Associates Limited, provided an in-depth look to Tiny council at the problems with a sewage water application within the controversial Teedon Pit operations. By Derek Howard, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter – Midla...
Sep 2nd, 2021
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Dave Neeson is a councillor in Georgina and Jonathan Scott is a councillor in Bradford West Gwillimbury. They are presenting a motion in York Region to move forward the proposed Holland Marsh Phosphorous Recycling Facility. From BarrieToday, September 1, 2021 By BarrieToday Staff ‘Our motion ca...
Sep 2nd, 2021
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Midland resident and chair of AWARE Simcoe, Don Morgan From Simcoe.com, August 31, 2021 By Andrew Mendler The preservation and protection of Georgian Bay, local aquifers and the region’s diverse woodlands and wetlands is top of mind for many area residents heading into the federal election. “Unfortun...
Sep 1st, 2021
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This informal, informative, event on September 18, from 1 to 3 pm, will enlighten you. You get to take home a free tree seedling. ...
Aug 27th, 2021
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Planner Brandi Clement reviews the plans for Beachwood Developments’ proposal for more than 200 residential units on vacant land in Wasaga Beach’s west end, at a public meeting with council’s coordinated committee, Aug. 19. From The Toronto Star, August 24, 2021 By Ian Adams A propo...