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May 14th, 2022
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This is an area near the Holland River, just below Cooks Bay. The orange stakes indicate an archeological survey. | Supplied Photo From BarrieToday, May 10, 2022 By Jeff Monague In 1812, the Ogemaawag (Oh-geh-maw-whag) Chiefs of the Anishinaabeg (Ah-nish-in-aw-behg) Ojibwe, along with their warriors ...
May 14th, 2022
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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
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Tomatoes at a Barrie-area farm. Ian McInroy for BarrieToday From BarrieToday, May 8, 2022 By Drew Spoelstra For decades, farmers have been losing prime farmland to urban sprawl. I have seen several productive farms turned into housing developments, soccer fields, shopping malls, movie theatres, and h...
May 14th, 2022
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Lynne Gibson shows her concern for the disruption and destruction of the Elmvale Water Kiosk, Friday, May 6.Shawn Gibson/BarrieToday From MidlandToday, May 6, 2022 By Shawn Gibson Ontario Liberal candidates Aaron Cayden Hiltz (Simcoe North) and Jeff Lehman (Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte) met with re...
May 14th, 2022
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Lake Simcoe is shown in this file photo.Nathan Taylor/OrilliaMatters From MidlandToday, May 11, 2022 A Letter to the Editor Dear Editor, Many of you are planning on planting a tree this year, maybe with your kids, maybe as part of an environmental activity. And that’s a good thing. Trees store carbon...
May 14th, 2022
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From left are Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte candidates Jeff Lehman (Liberal), Elyse Robinson (Green) and Beverley Patchell (NDP). All three took part on Wednesday night’s accountability assembly at Grace United Church.Shawn Gibson/BarrieToday From BarrieToday, May 12, 2022 By Shawn Gibson Edit...
May 14th, 2022
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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...
May 8th, 2022
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Virtual Rally May 17 at 7 pm...
May 6th, 2022
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pexels.com Before the upcoming provincial election, hear what your candidates intend to do to generate well-being in our communities. Join a Virtual Debate in your Simcoe riding! Find the dates and times here...
May 4th, 2022
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A large flock of sandhill cranes descends on a local farm field In 1993 the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center initiated what has now become a worldwide celebration on World Migratory Bird Day to focus public attention on the dire need to protect, maintain, and enhance food sources and habitat for bir...