Sep 19th, 2021
Four of Simcoe North’s candidates attended Friday’s protest outside Teedon Pit in Tiny Township. (From left to right): Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux (Liberal Party of Canada), Janet-Lynne Durnford (New Democratic Party of Canada), Krystal Brooks (Green Party of Canada), and Stephen Makk (Peopl...
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 9th, 2021
David Hopkins (bottom row, left), senior hydrologist at R.J. Burnside & Associates Limited, provided an in-depth look to Tiny council at the problems with a sewage water application within the controversial Teedon Pit operations. By Derek Howard, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter – Midla...
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...
Sep 2nd, 2021
Midland resident and chair of AWARE Simcoe, Don Morgan From Simcoe.com, August 31, 2021 By Andrew Mendler The preservation and protection of Georgian Bay, local aquifers and the region’s diverse woodlands and wetlands is top of mind for many area residents heading into the federal election. “Unfortun...
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
A fourth encampment has been set up by Indigenous land defender Johnny Hawke (right) onto the property of advocate ally Veronique Lacroix (left) following a charge by OPP late last month. From OrilliaMatters, August 11, 2021 By Derek Howard ‘For me to be charged with mischief and (Minister Benn...
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 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 28th, 2021
A aerial view of the Teedon Pit on Darby Road in Tiny Township From Orillia Matters, July 27, 2021 By Derek Howard ‘We’ve had too many proposals that have gone forward in Tiny that have contaminated the groundwater sources,’ says Anne Nahuis There is no water under the bridge so long as t...