Sep 14th, 2021
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 6th, 2021
York-Simcoe candidates in the federal election will debate matters related to the environment on Wednesday, September 8th, from 7 – 8:30 PM. The Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition is co-hosting this debate, online on Zoom. Media are invited to attend! Registration is required via this link https://us...
Aug 23rd, 2021
Linda Wells By Claire Malcolmson, Executive Director of the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition Support clean water and local artists during international water week Oro-Medonte, ON – Linda Wells has spent the summer meeting Lake Simcoe area artists and has brought many of their works together in on...
Aug 8th, 2021
By the Cheif Directors of the Simcoe County Environmental Youth Alliance Are you passionate about climate justice? Do you live in or around Barrie, and want to see your city changed for the better? Do you want to support a group of ambitious youth? Learn more and get involved with SCEYA’s Imagine Bar...
Aug 7th, 2021
From the Toronto Star, August 5, 2021 By Brian Lockhart The Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition and the Simcoe County Environmental Youth Alliance have announced the launching of a survey intended for youth to gather input about the future of the region. They are encouraging youth under the age of 25 t...
Jun 2nd, 2021
Protecting Lake Simcoe, process at the core of concerns expressed Simcoe County, ON – On May 31st Barrie Council declined to support the proposed Bradford Bypass, and instead passed a resolution asking the province to do a comprehensive impact assessment on Lake Simcoe and those vulnerable wate...
Jun 1st, 2021
Signs are laid out and children’s shoes line the steps of the Spirit Catcher in downtown Barrie in memory of the 215 children whose bodies were found buried on the grounds of a residential school in Kamloops, B.C.Shawn Gibson/BarrieToday From Orillia Matters June 1 2021 By: Shawn Gibson ‘...
Feb 25th, 2021
Barrie City Council -Alyssa Wright photo By Victoria Fenner rabble In December, we at rabble.ca asked “What are the organizations that inspire you? Who are the activists leading progressive change? Who are the rabble rousers to watch in 2021?” And you responded. Over the next while, we...