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 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...
Jul 7th, 2021
Supplied photo of Linda Wells From OrilliaMatters July 5, 2021 By OrilliaMatters Staff Linda Wells, whose ‘generosity has no limits,’ has offered to match donations to Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition up to $5,000 this summer NEWS RELEASE RESCUE LAKE SIMCOE COALITION *************************...
Jun 15th, 2021
David Hawke has won the Richards Education Award from Ontario Nature From Orillia Matters June 15 2021 By Nathan Taylor ‘My way is to let everyone know why these protesters are protesting. If they are not aware, they don’t get it and they won’t care,’ says David Hawke A longtime outdoors ...
Jun 13th, 2021
The Durham-York Energy Centre opened in Courtice, Ont. in 2015, opening to further commercial operations in 2016. The energy-from-waste facility converts garbage into energy to be sold back to the provincial grid. From Orillia Matters May 30 2021 By Jessica Owen With landfills nearly full, the county...
Jun 12th, 2021
Oro-Medonte council members are shown during a meeting Wednesday. From Orillia Matters June 11 2021 By Nathan Taylor At tumultuous meeting, councillor accused his colleagues of ‘writing policy on the fly, which is not only reckless, but it’s irresponsible governance’ An Oro-Medonte counci...
May 29th, 2021
Coun. Cathy Keane, top centre, speaks Wednesday, May 26, 2021, during an Oro-Medonte council meeting. Screenshot From Orillia Matters May 28 2021 By: Letter to the Editor Council’s decision to fire the integrity commissioner is ‘even more alarming and shocking,’ says frustrated Oro-...
May 28th, 2021
University of Alberta professors Michael Powell and William Shotyk discuss groundwater studies with Tiny Township By Kate Harries – AWARE News Network In an impassioned plea to Springwater Township Council – and, implicitly, to policy makers up to the federal level – Geologist Micha...