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Jul 28th, 2021
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By Angela Bischoff, Director of the Ontario Clean air Alliance In the wake of revelations about dangerous conditions discovered in the critical pressure tube system in two Bruce Nuclear reactors, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has ordered Bruce Power and OPG to not restart any shutdown...
Jul 28th, 2021
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Rob Mccullough, Simcoe County’s  Director for Solid Waste Management From Simcoe.com, July 28, 2021 By Talha Hashmani With various landfills across Simcoe County nearing capacity, calls for alternative means to dispose of garbage are at the heart of the county’s new waste management strategy. A...
Jul 28th, 2021
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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...
Jul 25th, 2021
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Bruce Nuclear Station, Kincardine, ON – world’s largest nuclear station By Angela Bischoff, Director of the Ontario Clean Air Alliance There are more stunning revelations in the Globe and Mail this week about the precarious state of Ontario’s aging nuclear reactors. The Globe reports that inspe...
Jul 23rd, 2021
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Kiss the Ground Movie Thursday, July 29 – 5 PM PT / 8 PM ET On Fire Drill Fridays Movie Nights we come together (virtually) to watch a film with themes of climate change and activism. Jane Fonda curates the films, and everyone is welcome to join the community chat during the screening and a Q&A m...
Jul 21st, 2021
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Mayor Brian Saunderson No financial limit set for law firm to conduct work From Simcoe.com July 21, 2021 By Ian Adams The Town of Collingwood has retained lawyers to get “direct accountability” from those at the heart of the Collingwood judicial inquiry. “This story is not about things from the past....
Jul 21st, 2021
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Ontario Energy Minister, Todd Smith By Angela Bischoff, Director of the Ontario Clean Air Alliance This fall, Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) is planning to issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) for 75O megawatts (MW) of generation commencing in 2026. The purpose of this RFP is...
Jul 21st, 2021
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Andrea Khanjin, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks and MPP for Barrie-Innisfil speaks at the launch of the New Youth Environment Council with Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks David Piccini in Barrie on Wed., July 21, 2021. (Courtesy: Andr...
Jul 15th, 2021
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Please come out and help us to make more public, our very important cause to protect and save the “exceptional” groundwater at FRENCH’S HILL (and Simcoe Uplands) by coming out every Friday from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  (To stop the expansion of the Teedon Pit on the Hill, and to stop th...
Jul 14th, 2021
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Helicopter spraying glyphosate over newly growing forest By Reykia Fick, Nature and Food Campaigner, Greenpeace Canada It is known as the “rain of death”. Every summer, helicopters spray vast quantities of glyphosate over newly growing forests. This herbicide poison — key ingredient in Monsanto’s Rou...