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Aug 16th, 2022
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Stock photo | Donatello Trisolino via Pexels From BarrieToday, August 15, 2022 A Letter to the Editor The following letter is in response to a letter from Norman Cheesman, executive director of the Ontario Stone, Sand and Gravel Association, published Aug. 11. Norman Cheesman, executive director of t...
Aug 9th, 2022
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Stock photo From OrilliaMatters, August 9, 2022 A Letter to the Editor I am remiss and must apologize for my delay in recognizing and applauding the fact that the Township of Oro-Medonte has joined many other municipalities across Ontario by requesting the province to place a moratorium on new gravel...
Aug 4th, 2022
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Stock image From BarrieToday, July 31, 2022 A Letter to the Editor This letter is in response to a letter regarding trucking on rural roadways in the area, published July 26. I agree with Doug Varty of Oro-Medonte. In regards to the speeds of aggregate haulers in Oro-Medonte, public safety has to be ...
Jul 28th, 2022
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Elmvale Flow From the Tiny Cottager, July 28, 2022 The Federation of Tiny Township Shoreline Associations (FoTTSA) has negotiated a settlement of FoTTSA’s appeal of the 2021 Permit to Take Water issued by the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) to the owners of the Teedon Pit, ...
Jul 10th, 2022
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Senior hydrologist Dave Hopkins (bottom row, right) of R.J. Burnside & Associates Ltd. recently provided Tiny Township council with an overview of accepted consulting recommendations for the Waverley Pit No. 2 permit to take water and Environmental Compliance Approval by the Ministry of Environme...
Jul 10th, 2022
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Senior hydrologist Dave Hopkins (bottom row, right) of R.J. Burnside & Associates Ltd. recently provided Tiny Township council with an overview of accepted consulting recommendations for the Waverley Pit No. 2 permit to take water and Environmental Compliance Approval by the Ministry of Environme...
Jun 28th, 2022
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By Mark Calzavara, Water Campaigner, The Council of Canadians Lying beneath the ground in Tiny Township, Ontario, is an aquifer that contains the purest groundwater ever tested. Despite heroic efforts to protect it, by our friends and allies in Tiny and the surrounding communities, the Ontario govern...
Jun 23rd, 2022
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Ontario Green Party Leader Mike Schreiner is shown at the Teedon Pit in Waverley – home to the world’s most pristine water. File Photo From MidlandToday, June 20, 2022 A Letter to the Editor The following letter is in response to a story, published June 18, titled ‘Stanley supporter...
Jun 20th, 2022
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Sign to protect the purest water in the world! The groundwater below the Simcoe Uplands near Waverley in Simcoe County has been tested for three decades and is the purest water known to science. But it is threatened. Many actions to protect it are taking place. One is petition e-3867 on the House of ...
Jun 14th, 2022
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Hello Canadian Museum of Water, The creation of the Canadian Museum of Water in Port McNicoll is a wonderful addition to Tay Township, Simcoe County, Ontario and Canada. It is with great interest that AWARE Simcoe members await the opening of the Canadian Museum of Water in Port McNicoll. AWARE Simco...