• Protecting Water and Farmland in Simcoe County

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Mar 15th, 2021
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The Hine’s Emerald Dragonfly’s only Canadian home is in the Minesing Wetlands -Chris Evans photo ‘I was not aware that they were being protected for development, not from development’ AWARE News Network Eminent naturalist and Midhurst resident Chris Evans focuses on the Spring...
Mar 8th, 2021
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AWARE Simcoe The water ceremony planned for Sunday March 28 on French’s Hill has been cancelled. Goodwill and support to our indigenous allies in the defence of our pure water – and of good water for all everywhere....
Feb 17th, 2021
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Highway 401 winds through the Ontario’s Greenbelt. Wikimedia Commons photo By Robert Benzie Toronto Star The Ontario government is moving to expand the 800,000-hectare Greenbelt of protected lands around the Greater Golden Horseshoe, the Star has learned. Municipal Affairs Minister Steve Clark ...
Feb 3rd, 2021
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Farmland impacted by proposed route of GTA West Highway. Photo from The Pointer files The two projects at the heart of the argument are the Bradford bypass and the GTA West Corridor By: Isaac Callan Barrie Today After being ignored by Queen’s Park, environmentalists have taken their concerns to Ottaw...
Feb 3rd, 2021
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Approximate Bradford Bypass Route ‘Lake Simcoe is stressed by development impacts, salt from the expanding road network, and excess nutrients already’ News release from Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition Today, Environmental Defence, Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition and Simcoe County Greenbelt Coal...
Jan 29th, 2021
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Rally at Site 41 – Summer of 2009 From Wellington Water Watchers On January 14th 2021, a 10 year permit to take water was granted for use in the Teedon gravel pit in Tiny Township, Ontario. We are asking you to take action against this. The Teedon pit seeks to take water from the adjacent [&hel...
Jan 27th, 2021
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Tereruve Vlahovic and her son Rene on their 80-acre farm in Vaughan, slated to be taken over for the proposed GTA West highway.  -Toronto Star photo Ford government has fast-tracked a new GTA freeway during COVID-19, sparking local opposition By Noor Javed Toronto Star When Rene Vlahovic talks about ...
Jan 27th, 2021
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 Spring water ‘I think it’s time to send David in to fight Goliath,’ says Wishart. “I think we’ve got more than a stone and a slingshot. We can fill the road out in front of the township office with people who want to support this effort, financially and in voice.’ By: Mehreen...
Jan 27th, 2021
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‘My suggestion would be we clearly appeal every step,’ says council member, upset by the docility shown by fellow members around appealing the renewal of permit to take water for Tiny’s Teedon Pit By: Mehreen Shahid Midland Today Some Tiny council members want some serious action be...
Jan 27th, 2021
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Tiny Township Council in special meeting January 26 2021 By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Tiny Township Council will go into closed session this afternoon, to consider its options following the provincial government decision to grant a 10-year permit to take water to CRH Canada for its Waverley Upl...