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Jun 27th, 2022
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The town of Midland unveiled its newest mural as part of National Pollinator Week. The mural is located in Little Lake Park From MidlnadToday, June 22, 2022 By Andrew Philips Midland has unveiled a new mural to celebrate its spot as one of 63 Bee Cities in Canada. In recognition of National Pollinato...
Jun 23rd, 2022
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Dino DiLaudo, vice-president of Westmoreland Topline Farms in Leamington, Ont., stands in front of a new production line that will help eliminate single-use plastic from cucumbers. (Chris Ensing/CBC) Dino DiLaudo stands beside a conveyor belt stacked with freshly grown cucumbers plucked from leafy, g...
Jun 23rd, 2022
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From The Canadian Press By Mia Rabson OTTAWA – The federal government is banning companies from importing or making plastic bags and takeout containers by the end of this year, from selling them by the end of next year and from exporting them by the end of 2025. The move will also affect most s...
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Jun 23rd, 2022
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By Claire Malcolmson, Executive Director, Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition Dear Lake Simcoe Lovers, Summer is upon us! Finally, it’s time for swimming and all the best that Lake Simcoe has to offer! And we still have lots of advocacy to do. We need you to use your voices at the municipal level, and if yo...
Jun 21st, 2022
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Ward 2 Coun. Doug McKechnie put forward a motion to declare a climate crisis. – Doug McKechnie photo From Simcoe.com, June 17, 2022 By Ian Adams Clearview Township has taken the first step toward tackling climate change. In a unanimous vote at its June 13 meeting, council approved a recommendat...
Jun 21st, 2022
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The Kirtland Warbler Press Release from Simcoe County Midhurst/June 13, 2022 – During its spring migration, the Kirtland’s Warbler (Setophaga kirtlandii), made a stop in Simcoe County to help celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Simcoe County Forest. This rare and endangered migratory bird wi...
Jun 9th, 2022
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Collingwood Brewery JOIN US on Tues. June 14th under the stars for The Pollinators, BMWT’s 2nd award-winning documentary @The Collingwood Brewery The Pollinators follows migratory commercial beekeepers and their truckloads of honeybees during the annual growing season as they cross North Americ...
Jun 6th, 2022
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Stan Mathewson, President of Sustainable Orillia. From Simcoe.com, June 6, 2022 By Andrew Mendler, Frank Matys Residents have mixed feelings about the Progressive Conservatives’ landslide election victory, which saw Premier Doug Ford’s government capture an 83-seat majority. Stan Mathewson was yearni...
Jun 4th, 2022
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STATEMENT FROM: Forbid Roads Over Greenspaces (FROGS), Concerned Citizens of King Township, Bradford Womens+ Group, Stop the Bradford Bypass, Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition, SImcoe County Greenbelt Coalition, AWARE Simcoe First, we’d like to congratulate and thank all of the candidates in our area that...
Jun 2nd, 2022
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Canada’s new Climate Plan must recognize—and reduce—carbon dioxide emissions caused by clear-cut logging of Canada’s forests. Sign the Petition to stop the destruction of Canada’s forests! Canada’s Boreal forest encompasses the world’s largest block of remaining intact forests and wetlands. It ...