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Jun 4th, 2023
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By Angela Bischoff, Director of the Ontario Clean Air Alliance It’s time for the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) to stop gaslighting our communities. On Dec. 23, 2022, Ontario Energy Minister Todd Smith told the IESO in no uncertain terms that new gas plants and gas plant expansions re...
Jun 4th, 2023
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Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Steve Clark speaks in the Ontario Legislature on May 18, 2023.  CHRIS YOUNG / THE CANADIAN PRESS From the Toronto Star, May 31, 2023 By Rob Ferguson Queen’s Park Bureau A rare climbdown by Premier Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservatives — on an ill-fated ...
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Jun 4th, 2023
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From the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition In this edition: Welcome Bradford Bypass Information Town Halls SCGC and Lake Simcoe on TVO’s The Agenda Turn up the heat on local MPPs Webinar recordings on housing and farmland. The Whale Substack   Summer Time! Warm weather is here. The last da...
Jun 4th, 2023
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Please review the open letter here. Please sign on using this google form. As many of you may recall, last month, the Royal Bank of Canada, held their annual shareholder meeting. It was a debacle. The bank held their AGM in Saskatoon – a small town in central Canada – after fleeing Toront...
May 28th, 2023
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By Angela Bischoff, Director of the Ontario Clean Air Alliance Double your impact Last week, Ontario took yet another determined step down the road toward climate destruction. In an era when everyone from the United Nations to the oil-and-gas-friendly International Energy Agency has said “no more fos...
May 24th, 2023
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Premier Doug Ford attends a news conference at Bramalea GO Station, in Brampton, on May 11, 2023.  CHRIS YOUNG / THE CANADIAN PRESS From the Toronto Star, May 19, 2023 By Rob Ferguson Queen’s Park Bureau Robert Benzie Queen’s Park Bureau Chief Premier Doug Ford says Ontario will sweeten t...
May 21st, 2023
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Tanya Clark, far left, fundraising and engagement manager with the Couchiching Conservancy, enjoys a tour of the Morton property with, from left, Jane Bonsteel, Anne Barbour, Dorthea Hangaard, Quinlan MacDonald, Mark Bisset, Gord Ball, Carsten Wisch and Toby Rowland. | Kathy Hunt photo From OrilliaMa...
May 18th, 2023
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By Angela Bischoff, Director, Ontario Clean Air Alliance Ontario is officially getting gassier with the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) announcing it is contracting for almost 600 megawatts of new gas-fired generation projects in the GTA, the Niagara peninsula, Windsor and St. Clair To...
May 18th, 2023
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Members of the Barrie-Huronia Rotary Club, Living Green Barrie and Pollinate Barrie recently planted “Trees for Bees” pollinator pods at Batteaux Park. – Living Green Barrie photo From Simcoe.com, May 15, 2023 By Chris Simon Barrie Advance More than a dozen members of the Barrie-Hur...
May 16th, 2023
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The health of forests and wetlands is in decline, but the quality of groundwater sources remain very good to good, according to a recent health check report of the Nottawasaga watershed From Simcoe.com, May 9, 2023 By Brad Pritchard Alliston Herald A recent health check on local rivers, streams and f...