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Apr 27th, 2023
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Local environmentalists gathered outside York-Simcoe MPP Caroline Mulroney’s office to protest the Bradford Bypass and other government policy choices, including (from left) Joe Davis, Bill Foster, Raine Davis, Donna Strohm, Aaron Roberton and Alexandra Reznik. Joseph Quigley/NewmarketToday Fro...
Apr 26th, 2023
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Stock photoFrom Pexels by Marcus Spiske From OrilliaMatters, April 22, 2023 NEWS RELEASE SUSTAINABLE ORILLIA ************************* With Earth Day upon us, perhaps a look at history will inspire action in all of us. In 64 AD the city of Rome, centre of the Roman Empire, burned for six days and nig...
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Apr 22nd, 2023
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Tree planting is one of the best ways that you can honour the earth and our community By Barrie Advance Friday, April 21, 2023 Living Green’s 10,000 Trees for Barrie campaign is underway, and they have planted 4,492 trees to date. – Living Green Barrie graphic Living Green is acting on climate ...
Apr 20th, 2023
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Great Lakes wind power can provide Ontario with the clean energy it needs to attract new investments in electric vehicle and battery manufacturing, clean steel, and to electrify homes and vehicles, according to a new report released by the Ontario Clean Air Alliance (OCAA) today. OCAA’s report, Great...
Apr 12th, 2023
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  As Spring seems to be coming earlier this year, nature is coming back to life with warmer temperatures and longer days. Shifting seasons are directly linked to warmer global temperatures. A slight change in temperature and climate is enough to push the spring thaw earlier. To celebrate this ea...
Apr 6th, 2023
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This is a  brief version of the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition’s letter to Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks, Minister David Piccini.  April 6, 2023 Dear Minister Piccini, This week you rose in the legislature this week to remind us of your commitments to putting the infrastructure in pla...
Apr 6th, 2023
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Press release Protecting Ontario’s environment For Immediate Release: April 06, 2023 Ontario to kill Growth Plan: Proposed new planning rules would kneecap housing supply efforts and unleash unprecedented sprawl on Ontario’s forests, farmland and wetlands Planned changes further exacerbate Ontario’s ...
Apr 5th, 2023
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  From Ontario Nature Under the guise of improving efficiency and reducing administrative burden, the Government of Ontario is proposing alarming amendments to the Mining Act that would significantly weaken existing environmental protection and rehabilitation requirements (ERO# 019-6715). Please...
Apr 4th, 2023
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‘Taking energy-efficiency seriously is like getting a raise from your employer, except it’s much better because it’s tax-free,’ says science columnist From OriliaMatters Peter Bursztyn Apr 2, 2023 Stock imagePhoto by Markus Spiske via Pexels The Canadian government began to levy a “carbon...
Mar 28th, 2023
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What’s the hold up with the Holland Marsh phosphorous pollution reduction project? Eleven months ago, Ontario’s Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks, David Piccini, announced that the province will provide $24 million for the Holland Marsh phosphorus pollution reduction plant.  A...