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Feb 22nd, 2022
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Stock photo From MidlandToday, February 20, 2022 By Derek Howard With Penetanguishene prepared to formalize a Climate Emergency Declaration at next month’s council meeting, some members of council were asked about the importance of climate change. “What happens 10 years from now?” Coun. Jessica Klug ...
Oct 26th, 2021
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This information is about forest art installations honouring Indigenous peoples and especially the lost children. The installations are in the Simcoe County Forest. Drive North on Hwy 93. Turn right at Waverley. Pass through Vasey. Right after the bridge construction turn left on Rosemount Road. The ...
Oct 8th, 2021
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The Collingwood water treatment plant is located at Sunset Point. From OrilliaMatters, October 7, 2021 By Jessica Owen ‘We have been pushed too hard by top-down planning that has set arbitrary targets,’ said Collingwood resident Ulli Rath during County of Simcoe’s municipal comprehensive ...
Sep 6th, 2021
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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 7th, 2021
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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 1st, 2021
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Johnny Hawke has started an encampment on Thunder Beach where Carolyn Bennett has a cottage || Andrew Philips/MidlandToday From OrilliaMatters June 28 2021 By Andrew Philips Johnny Hawke sets up encampment over land claim, just down the beach from Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canad...
Mar 8th, 2021
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Western University privacy expert Aleksander Essex Investigation of  Ontario’s online voting for municipal elections finds numerous issues and irregularities By Jeff Renaud Western News Ontario is considered a world leader for online voting. Upward of one million people voted electronically in the 20...
Feb 21st, 2021
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From Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition Lake Simcoe is stressed by phosphorus loads, climate change, and invasive species. The Lake Simcoe Protection Plan (LSPP) addresses these issues and lays out regulations, monitoring, and outreach strategies to address these stressors. If implemented, the LSPP would p...
Dec 31st, 2020
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From left: Kate Harries, John Beaucage (then Grand Council Chief of the Anishinabek Nation), Carolynn and Wayne Fishleigh at the Site 41 camp in 2009. -Mary Rajapakse photo By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Carolynn Fishleigh was a determined defender of the water and the Stop Dump Site 41 group was...
Dec 4th, 2020
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Flat user-fee would result in an estimated 63% of residents paying more By: Jessica Owen Barrie Today Simcoe County is reconsidering the way residents pay for waste collection and, if passed through county council, most residents will be hit harder in the wallet for the same service. During a recent ...