Sep 19th, 2021
Edwin Espinal, Karen Spring, and Raul Alvarez celebrate after the two men were cleared of the trumped-up charges against them. From Barrie Today, September 18, 2021 By Erika Engel Edwin Espinal and Raul Alvarez are free. It’s been a dream for so long, a hope that waxed and waned as they languished in...
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 9th, 2021
See the original Water Watcher’s request for endorsement of their moratorium on gravel extraction here: gravel_moratorium_paper_aug-17-2021. The Climate Crisis Threatens Our Homes Everyone wants to feel safe and secure at home. Home is where we live, a community and natural environment that sur...
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 20th, 2021
A view of the Teedon Pit on Darby Road in Tiny Township. From BarrieToday, August 16, 2021 ByDerek Howard ‘To expand such operations would be a crime against future generations, against our grandchildren and beyond,’ says University of Guelph hydrogeologist A resident’s plea to stop an ag...
Aug 15th, 2021
LDD moth caterpillarsDavid Hawke/OrilliaMatters From OrilliaMatters, August 11, 2021 By Nikki Cole ‘I know our township has just been overcome with it … if it did happen in your area you know how devastating it is,’ said Severn Township deputy mayor From burlap and duct tape to simp...
Aug 12th, 2021
Please sign and share this petition to protect the aquifer that holds the cleanest water in the world. The Teedon Gravel Pit in Waverley used to be a small gravel pit. Since 2009 they have intermittently been using a well and wash pond to take a combined maximum of 6.8 million litres of water each [...
Aug 8th, 2021
By the Cheif Directors of the Simcoe County Environmental Youth Alliance Are you passionate about climate justice? Do you live in or around Barrie, and want to see your city changed for the better? Do you want to support a group of ambitious youth? Learn more and get involved with SCEYA’s Imagine Bar...
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 3rd, 2021
The Elmvale Water Kiosk north of Elmvale, Springwater Township, Ontario. Special to the Globe and Mail July 2, 2021 By William Shotyk and Michael Powell William Shotyk and Michael Powell are professors in the department of renewable resources at the University of Alberta. The Village of Elmvale is a ...