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Aug 24th, 2021
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Sideroad 26/27, near Duntroon, Ont., seen here in photos prepared for a 2020 Niagara Escarpment Commission report.  NIAGARA ESCARPMENT COMMISSION From the Toronto Star, August 16, 2021 By Betsy Powell, Courts Reporter DUNTROON, ONT.— Narrow, unpaved and barely used, Sideroad 26/27 climbs the Niagara ...
Aug 23rd, 2021
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Linda Wells By Claire Malcolmson, Executive Director of the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition Support clean water and local artists during international water week  Oro-Medonte, ON –  Linda Wells has spent the summer meeting Lake Simcoe area artists and has brought many of their works together in on...
Aug 20th, 2021
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The Holland River, Bradford West GwillimburyJackie Kozak/BradfordToday From BarrieToday, August 17, 2021 By the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition ‘We know that the environmental studies are out of date, impacts to Lake Simcoe and climate haven’t been studied and that the traffic congestion won’...
Aug 20th, 2021
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A view of the Teedon Pit on Darby Road in Tiny Township. From BarrieToday, August 16, 2021 ByDerek Howard ‘To expand such operations would be a crime against future generations, against our grandchildren and beyond,’ says University of Guelph hydrogeologist A resident’s plea to stop an ag...
Aug 14th, 2021
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Claire Malcolmson By Jack Gibbons, Chair of Lake Simcoe Watch On Wednesday, August 11th Claire Malcolmson of the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition asked Georgina Town Council to call for a full provincial individual environmental assessment of the proposed Holland Marsh Highway (aka, the Bradford Bypass)....
Aug 12th, 2021
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Please sign and share this petition to protect the aquifer that holds the cleanest water in the world. The Teedon Gravel Pit in Waverley used to be a small gravel pit.  Since 2009 they have intermittently been using a well and wash pond to take a combined maximum of 6.8 million litres of water each [...
Aug 8th, 2021
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By the Cheif Directors of the Simcoe County Environmental Youth Alliance Are you passionate about climate justice? Do you live in or around Barrie, and want to see your city changed for the better? Do you want to support a group of ambitious youth? Learn more and get involved with SCEYA’s Imagine Bar...
Aug 7th, 2021
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The youth show their opposition to the proposed Bradford Bypass By Claire Malcolmson, Executive Director of the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition We hope that you too are enjoying all that Lake Simcoe gives us this summer – a place to greet and play with loved ones outside and enjoy wildlife viewing...
Aug 7th, 2021
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Line 5 By Michelle Woodhouse, Program Manager for Water at Environmental Defence Did you know, a 68-year-old pipeline lies in the heart of the Great Lakes? Line 5 carries 87 million litres of oil and gas per day through the Straits of Mackinac— a six km wide connection between Lakes Michigan and Huro...
Aug 6th, 2021
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Jul 27, 2021- Holland Landing Concerned citizens from across Simcoe County and York Region gathered to show their increasing opposition to the Bradford Bypass.  Roughly 50 people gathered, some came from as far as 2 hours, to demonstrate outside of MPP Caroline Mulroney’s constituency office in Holla...