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 ...
Mar 14th, 2023
With #Bill23, now the “More Homes Faster” Act, has the self-proclaimed Man of the People finally skewered himself in the butt? Margaret Atwood Dec 12 ,2022 It was a dark and soundless day near the end of the year, and clouds were hanging low in the heavens. Oops, that’s the opening of The...
Feb 27th, 2023
Hundreds gathered at Queen’s Park on Saturday to take part in the “Wecome Back Doug Ford Party” organized by CUPE. CITYNEWS/Leah Johansen By Leah Johansen and John Marchesan, Feb 25,2023 Hundreds have gathered at Queen’s Park to protest the Ford government following the return of t...
Feb 23rd, 2023
‘We in the community will be challenged to make small — sometimes big — changes,’ group warns, noting city’s climate change action plan will show the way OrilliaMatters Staff Feb 23 2023 Photo Demonstrators are shown during a climate strike at the Orillia City Centre. | NathanTaylor...
Feb 21st, 2023
‘The misinformation and hiding of facts is par for the course,’ says Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition official From BarrieToday, Feb 19 2023 Photo: A vandalized Bradford Bypass sign along Highway 400 is shown in this file photo.Natasha Philpott/BradfordToday The following letter is in r...