May 14th, 2022
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
Volunteers came out on a sunny day to plant trees, under the guidance of the South Simcoe Streams Network. | Miriam King, Freelance From BarrieToday, May 9, 2022 By Miriam King South Simcoe Streams Network (SSSN) is back organizing community work parties to plant native trees and shrubs in local wate...
May 14th, 2022
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...
Apr 27th, 2022
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 ...
Apr 26th, 2022
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...
Apr 25th, 2022
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 ...
Apr 6th, 2022
Minister Caroline Mulroney helped ensure the transfer of lands to the Conservation Authority By Jack Gibbons, Chair, North Gwillimbury Forest Alliance Yesterday, the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority announced that the DG Group’s lands on the north and south sides of Deer Park Road in t...
Apr 5th, 2022
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...
Apr 1st, 2022
Fundraiser May 4, 6 pm at the Orillia Opera House...
Mar 11th, 2022
In this file photo from 2019, from left, local Conservative MPs John Brassard (Barrie-Innisfil) and Doug Shipley (Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte) announce they would reinstate the Lake Simcoe Clean-Up Fund. Shawn Gibson/BarrieToday From OrilliaToday, March 10, 2022 A Letter to the Editor I was please...