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May 28th, 2021
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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...
May 28th, 2021
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After this week’s ‘kangaroo court,’ frustrated Oro-Medonte citizen says election is needed to ‘clear out this den of deception’ From Orillia Matters May 27 2021 By: OrilliaMatters Staff What was actually resolved at (Wednesday’s) Council meeting? The May 26 Oro-Med...
May 27th, 2021
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  From Orillia Matters May 26 2021 By: Nathan Taylor ‘The good people of Oro-Medonte deserve and demand better from all of you,’ resident says before his microphone was cut off Oro-Medonte council voted Wednesday against reprimanding a member who was found by an integrity commissione...
May 25th, 2021
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Cathy Keane From Orillia Matters May 25 2021 By: Dave Dawson Citizen is calling on council to force resignation of Cathy Keane, saying Integrity Commissioner’s call for a reprimand ‘is wholly inadequate’ Oro-Medonte Township’s Integrity Commissioner (IC) is recommending a “formal re...
Apr 28th, 2021
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‘There are no shades of grey on this. This is a matter of right versus wrong’ By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Two of Canada’s leading hydrogeologists appeared before Tiny Township Council last week to sound the alarm about the threat to the uniquely pristine groundwaters of North Simco...
Apr 14th, 2021
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University of Alberta professors William Powell and William Shotyk presented their groundwater study proposal to Tiny Township  ‘This water I’m talking about is not just great water, it’s absolutely exceptional water,’ says university professor in asking township to collaborat...
Apr 13th, 2021
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It’s not known why or by whom these decades-old spruces along a kilometre stretch of Highway 27 were cut – but the loss is just one part of ongoing disruption to the French’s Hill recharge area. AWARE Simcoe photo By Kate Harries AWARE News Network The water that gushes out of artes...
Apr 5th, 2021
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Dr.William Shotyk explains groundwater AWARE Simcoe William Shotyk and Michael Powell , of the University of Alberta and the Elmvale Foundation, will be giving short presentations to the Council members of Tiny Township, followed by  Q&A, and discussion related to the groundwaters of Simcoe Count...
Mar 30th, 2021
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Province has major decisions to make News release from the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition and the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition In 2021 a great number of decisions could be made, and processes put in place, that affect Lake Simcoe’s health. The Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition and the Simcoe County Gre...
Mar 17th, 2021
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Rendering of proposed Oro Station Automotive Innovation Park Facility will have a strong focus on electric vehicles, alternative fuel sources; ‘It’s a bold vision, but it’s something that should’ve happened a while ago’ By: Nathan Taylor Orillia Matters This is Part 1 of a three-part seri...