Dec 6th, 2022
‘Shame on this entire government for lying that this bill is necessary to create affordable housing,’ says letter writer Protesters rallied against Bill 23 in Orillia on Nov. 20.Connor Earl Phot0 Dec, 1 2022 It is time for this government to conduct itself in the manner that it was set ou...
Dec 2nd, 2022
Don’t miss it Join Bob Bowles (Susan Walmer is unfortunately unable to come) with video remarks from Mike Schreiner and learn about your moraine!! Saturday Dec. 10, Jarrett Hall, Doors open 1:00 pm, event starts 1:30pm...
Nov 7th, 2022
DON’T PAVE OUR HOME! Environmental Defence has released a beautifully-illustrated report mapping and describing the 29 at risk species that will be impacted by Highway 413, if it is ever built. These species include: Red-headed Woodpecker Blanding’s Turtle Redside Dace – a rare minnow See...
Aug 16th, 2022
Members of the Chigamik Hand Drum Circle at the UNESCO Geopark meeting, in front of panelists Tony Pigott, Jack Contin, Nick Eyles and Kirsten Kennedy. – AWARE Simcoe photo UNESCO designation may be a slam dunk, but controversial developments won’t be affected By Kate Harries AWARE News Network...
Aug 15th, 2022
Who will take care of Lake Simcoe? A 2022 update on the “Lake Simcoe Under Pressure” Report From the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition By Claire Malcolmson We hope this letter finds you well and enjoying Lake Simcoe! We all want a healthy lake we can swim in, fish, and enjoy for generations to...
Aug 6th, 2022
A satellite view of Lake Simcoe. Photo courtesy the Province of Ontario From the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition By Claire Malcolmson, Executive Director We would like to start off by orienting you to what threatens Lake Simcoe’s health, what we’re doing about it, and what you can do to help. We are a ...
Jul 31st, 2022
From Nature Canada, July 15, 2022 By Natasha Tucker, Mind Your Plastic Blogger You’ve probably heard the term “Circular Economy,” but do you know what it actually means? This term relates to how we use and dispose of materials, whether that’s the packaging that the items you buy come in or the produc...
Jul 29th, 2022
The first Green Orillia Waterways Cleanup is taking place Sunday, July 31....
Jul 28th, 2022
Georgian Bay Forever’s Amber Gordon with one of the bottles that will be used in a project that will track the path trash takes in Georgian Bay. – Amber Gordon photo From Simcoe.com, July 26, 2022 By Ian Adams If you see someone toss a plastic bottle into Georgian Bay at the end of August...
Jul 25th, 2022
A slide displaying E. coli levels in the Township of Georgian Bay was provided to Tiny committee of the whole recently, presented by the Georgian Bay Great Lakes Foundation who are undertaking DNA testing to determine if the source is human or animal in origin. | Tiny Township From BarrieToday, July...