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Aug 4th, 2021
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Calling on Volunteers for Phrag Free Tiny Marsh The invasive Common Reed (Phragmites australis subsp. australis) is establishing itself within this provincially significant wetland and there is a program being implemented to stop its spread. The Marl Lake-Tiny Marsh-Matchedash Bay Conservation Associ...
Aug 2nd, 2021
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London Mayor Ed Holder accepts the city’s ‘Blue Community’ certification on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (Daryl Newcombe / CTV News) This week, London, Ontario, was officially recognized as a Blue Community! The Council of Canadians London chapter presented a certificate to the city’s ...
Jul 29th, 2021
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Silver Creek, Collingwood By Lisa Richardson The Blue Mountain Watershed Trust (BMWT) is fighting two development proposals that threaten wetlands in Simcoe County. The group has teamed up with the Nature League in an effort to save the Silver Creek Wetland, one of the few remaining coastal wetlands ...
Jul 28th, 2021
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A aerial view of the Teedon Pit on Darby Road in Tiny Township From Orillia Matters, July 27, 2021 By Derek Howard ‘We’ve had too many proposals that have gone forward in Tiny that have contaminated the groundwater sources,’ says Anne Nahuis There is no water under the bridge so long as t...
Jul 15th, 2021
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Please come out and help us to make more public, our very important cause to protect and save the “exceptional” groundwater at FRENCH’S HILL (and Simcoe Uplands) by coming out every Friday from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  (To stop the expansion of the Teedon Pit on the Hill, and to stop th...
Jul 14th, 2021
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The proposed highway systems included in the Master Transportation Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe Jul 13, 2021 Earlier this month, the province released its Master Transportation Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe.  Its purpose is to outline the future “vision” of what transportation planni...
Jul 11th, 2021
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Teedon Pit – Community Liaison Tour 2019 A Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) Hearing is being held this month on Friday July 23, 2021 at 10:00 AM on the proposed expansion of the Teedon Pit by CRH Canada Inc. on French’s Hill in Tiny Township. They intend to remove gravel to a depth of 10 [&helli...
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 8th, 2021
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Perspectives on Bill C-28 and the Proposed Changes to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) By Mark Butler, Senior Advisor at Nature Canada As Canada continues to see the impacts and risks to biodiversity and human health from toxic substances and geneticall...
Jul 7th, 2021
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Supplied photo of Linda Wells From OrilliaMatters July 5, 2021 By OrilliaMatters Staff Linda Wells, whose ‘generosity has no limits,’ has offered to match donations to Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition up to $5,000 this summer NEWS RELEASE RESCUE LAKE SIMCOE COALITION *************************...