May 24th, 2023
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 18th, 2023
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...
Apr 28th, 2023
The AWARE Simcoe Annual General Meeting is coming up! It will be held on Sunday May 28, 2023 at the Large Pavilion in Springwater Provincial Park -1331 Highway 26 in Midhurst from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Directions: https://firstname.lastname@example.org,-79.8467303,1...
Apr 28th, 2023
The Lakeshore Branch of the Innisfil ideaLAB & Library offered special events to celebrate Earth Day Saturday. From left: Rosa Yu, Ashmita Sharma, Cara Lintack of Simcoe County Youth Environmental Alliance (SCYEA) | Amber Green for InnisfilToday From InnisfilToday, April 23 2023 By Amber Green Th...
Apr 20th, 2023
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 6th, 2023
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
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
‘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 22nd, 2023
‘Those of us who have transitioned to an EV will never again consider an ICE vehicle,’ letter writer says From From OrilliaMatters, Mar 22 ,2023 Photo: David VanAlstyne sits behind the wheel of his electric vehicle during a Sustainable Event at Orillia Square mall. File Photo While there ...
Mar 22nd, 2023
UN Secretary General António Guterres: “Our world needs climate action on all fronts — everything, everywhere, all at once.” Canada will study the new targets. From the Toronto Star By Kate Allen Climate Change Reporter Photo: UN Photo CIA PAK Mon., March 20, 2023 There’s a girl sitting in a Grade 5 ...