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Apr 28th, 2021
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‘There are no shades of grey on this. This is a matter of right versus wrong’ By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Two of Canada’s leading hydrogeologists appeared before Tiny Township Council last week to sound the alarm about the threat to the uniquely pristine groundwaters of North Simco...
Apr 14th, 2021
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University of Alberta professors William Powell and William Shotyk presented their groundwater study proposal to Tiny Township  ‘This water I’m talking about is not just great water, it’s absolutely exceptional water,’ says university professor in asking township to collaborat...
Apr 13th, 2021
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It’s not known why or by whom these decades-old spruces along a kilometre stretch of Highway 27 were cut – but the loss is just one part of ongoing disruption to the French’s Hill recharge area. AWARE Simcoe photo By Kate Harries AWARE News Network The water that gushes out of artes...
Apr 5th, 2021
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Dr.William Shotyk explains groundwater AWARE Simcoe William Shotyk and Michael Powell , of the University of Alberta and the Elmvale Foundation, will be giving short presentations to the Council members of Tiny Township, followed by  Q&A, and discussion related to the groundwaters of Simcoe Count...
Mar 30th, 2021
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Province has major decisions to make News release from the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition and the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition In 2021 a great number of decisions could be made, and processes put in place, that affect Lake Simcoe’s health. The Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition and the Simcoe County Gre...
Mar 27th, 2021
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Nottawasaga Steelheaders started this petition to Ontario Premier Doug Ford Dear Premier Ford RE: ERO 019-3136 (Consultation on Growing the Size of the Greenbelt) We commend you on your recent proposal to consider an expansion of the Greenbelt and strongly urge you to include the Nottawasaga River Wa...
Mar 19th, 2021
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Reet and Jaanus Marley  …thanks to Marley family and The Couchiching Conservancy News release from The Couchiching Conservancy 77 acres of wilderness along the Black River in Dalton township is now permanently protected by The Couchiching Conservancy, thanks to a donation by the Marley family. ...
Mar 16th, 2021
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‘While this arrangement may have been appropriate at the time, does it still provide benefit and value to the municipality?’ asks councillor By: Cheryl Browne Barrie Advance Sonia Faryna and her husband thought they’d save money on their monthly bills by moving to Oro-Medonte five years a...
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 12th, 2021
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Tundra swans in flight -Wikipedia By Mike Crawley · CBC News Amazon will not put the largest retail warehouse in Canada on the site of a protected wetland in Pickering, CBC News has learned. An official with Amazon Canada said Friday that the company is no longer considering the Duffins Creek wetland...