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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...
Jul 10th, 2021
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This is the proposed location for the Bradford Bypass, which would be built through the East Holland River shown here Read this article by Joel Wittnebel on The Pointer here: https://thepointer.com/article/2021-07-02/we-can-t-keep-doing-this-pc-government-speeds-ahead-with-bradford-bypass-advocates-s...
Jul 2nd, 2021
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Angeline Sandy, a 33-year-old Ojibwe-Potawatomi Anishinaabe from Beausoleil First Nation, stands in front of a memorial at St. Ann’s Parish created to honour the 215 Indigenous children whose remains were recently discovered in Kamloops B.C. – Andrew Mendler/Metroland From Simcoe.com June...
Jul 2nd, 2021
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John Hawke, an Indigenous rights activist and Beausoleil First Nation resident, organized an event in Thunder Beach on July 1. His goal is to create unity among Indigenous and non-Indigenous residents and work towards truth and reconcilation. – Andrew Mendler/Metroland From Simcoe.com July 2, 2...
Jul 1st, 2021
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Johnny Hawke has started an encampment on Thunder Beach where Carolyn Bennett has a cottage || Andrew Philips/MidlandToday From OrilliaMatters June 28 2021 By Andrew Philips Johnny Hawke sets up encampment over land claim, just down the beach from Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canad...
Jun 1st, 2021
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Please sign and share the petition using this link: https://petitions.ourcommons.ca/en/Petition/Details?Petition=e-3408 Petition e-3408 – Petitions Petition to the Government of Canada   Whereas: Indigenous peoples have rights and title to their traditional territories and have been stewar...
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Jun 1st, 2021
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Signs are laid out and children’s shoes line the steps of the Spirit Catcher in downtown Barrie in memory of the 215 children whose bodies were found buried on the grounds of a residential school in Kamloops, B.C.Shawn Gibson/BarrieToday From Orillia Matters June 1 2021 By: Shawn Gibson ‘...
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 ...