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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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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...
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Apr 27th, 2022
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Lake Simcoe Report highlights 2022 updates on threats to the watershed  Lake Simcoe, ON – A new report issued today by the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition and Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition sheds light on the increasing pressure facing Lake Simcoe a year after releasing their Lake Simcoe Under ...
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Apr 26th, 2022
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Stock image From BarrieToday, April 22, 2022 The City of Barrie has established a plan with actions and strategies for improving energy efficiency and reducing community-wide Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions. On March 28, 2022, Barrie city council approved the Community Energy & Greenhouse Gas Redu...
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Apr 26th, 2022
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Demonstrators gathered in front of Minister of Transportation Caroline Mulroney’s office in Holland Landing to protest the Bradford Bypass and Highway 413. | Rob Paul From BarrieToday, April 25, 2022 By Rob Paul More than 50 people gathered in front of Minister of Transportation Caroline Mulron...
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Apr 25th, 2022
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Local groups say highways, sprawl & undemocratic MZOs are shortsighted Holland Landing – A crowd of York Region and Simcoe County residents gathered in front of MPP Mulroney’s office for the third time in a year to demand that destructive projects such as the 413 and Bradford Bypass should ...
In Barrie
Apr 14th, 2022
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Rally April 2022 From 1:00 to 2:30 pm, Caroline Mulroney's office 45 Grist Mill Rd. Holland Landing...
In Barrie
Apr 5th, 2022
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Bradford – This morning the province announced that it is awarding a contractor for the early works construction for the Bradford Bypass.  These early works are allowed to begin before studies are completed thanks to an exemption the province gave itself last October. Mulroney announced that co...