Jan 29th, 2011
By SARA ROSS, QMI AGENCY January 29 2011Work done to Lake Simcoe in the past year has created a firm foundation for future progress in improving the lake’s health, says Kate Jordan, spokesperson for the Ministry of the Environment.The first annual Lake Simcoe report was released by the Ministry...
Dec 30th, 2010
Newly Appointed Directors Asked to Re-Examine Decision News release from Environmental Defence December 22 2010 TORONTO, ON – By an 11-2 margin, the outgoing directors of the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) voted to approve Geranium Corporation’s massive 30-acre excavation of the La...
Dec 22nd, 2010
Brief to Innisfil Council December 10 2010Prepared for Environmental Defence and the Innisfil District AssociationIssue #1: Town of Innisfil and Conservation Authority Approval of Breakwaters and RevetmentsConstructing the proposed breakwaters involves the deposit of a very large amount of rock (from...
Jun 27th, 2010
From the SCOOP on Lake Simcoe June 10 2010 — The Province’s Lake Simcoe Science Committee recently released the Lake Simcoe Water Quality Update. Below are highlights of the report’s summary, followed by our thoughts about what direction we can take from this report:OXYGEN – Lake Simcoe’s...
Feb 18th, 2010
The Ontario government invites you to attend a public information session to learn about the implementation of the Lake Simcoe Protection Plan. There will be information on the following initiatives: A Draft Phosphorus Reduction Strategy to reduce Phosphorus loadings in Lake Simcoe through a holistic...
Dec 14th, 2009
By Katharine ParsonsIt looks like Canada is being called the “Dirty Old Man” of climate change. On December 17th , the day before COP15, I am going before the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority Board with Debbie Schaefer of Concerned citizens of King to try to talk them into not allowing the ...