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Sep 19th, 2021
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Bradford West Gwillimbury Mayor Rob Keffer is shown in a file photo. From Barrie Today, September 17, 2021 By Natasha Philpott ‘The Holland Marsh pollution reduction project is the single largest action we can take to reduce Lake Simcoe’s phosphorus pollution,’ says Lake Simcoe Watch Brad...
Sep 19th, 2021
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Four of Simcoe North’s candidates attended Friday’s protest outside Teedon Pit in Tiny Township. (From left to right): Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux (Liberal Party of Canada), Janet-Lynne Durnford (New Democratic Party of Canada), Krystal Brooks (Green Party of Canada), and Stephen Makk (Peopl...
Sep 19th, 2021
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Edwin Espinal, Karen Spring, and Raul Alvarez celebrate after the two men were cleared of the trumped-up charges against them. From Barrie Today, September 18, 2021 By Erika Engel Edwin Espinal and Raul Alvarez are free. It’s been a dream for so long, a hope that waxed and waned as they languished in...
Sep 17th, 2021
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Billions of bees, butterflies, beetles… are dying off, and the consequences may soon be catastrophic for our crops and fragile ecosystems worldwide. Toxic agricultural pesticides are among the key culprits, but we now have a unique chance to phase them out in Europe. If we help win here, the re...
Sep 15th, 2021
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By Angela Bischoff, Director of the Ontario Clean Air Alliance The Liberal, New Democratic and Green parties are all calling for the creation of a zero-carbon electricity grid for Canada. These are important commitments since one of the best ways to fight climate change is to move to a 100% renewable...
Sep 15th, 2021
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By The Blue Mountain Watershed Trust Watershed Trust Members and many other concerned citizens have united to fight the Town of Clearview’s proposed expansion of County Road 26/27, a summer-only road that traverses sensitive Escarpment wetlands. Our last update was March 29 th , so it’s about time to...
Sep 14th, 2021
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By Margaret Prophet, Executive Director, Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition Barrie – On September 8, the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition and the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition organized all candidate meetings for Barrie-Springwater-Oro Medonte, Barrie-Innisfil and York-Simcoe to determine the pa...
Sep 14th, 2021
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Collingwood See the Salmon Run Event – Sat. Sept. 25 Major salmon migration event includes nature walk with conservation experts, gourmet food, FREE kids snack and edu-tainment Collingwood, ON – After a year’s hiatus, the Blue Mountain Watershed Trust’s See the Salmon Run event is back: on Satu...
Sep 13th, 2021
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By Friends of Simcoe Forests We’re touching base today to remind you of the LPAT hearing beginning tomorrow regarding the Environmental Resource Recovery Centre. We are extremely fortunate to have an amazing legal team representing the interests of the Friends of Simcoe Forests and the concerned citi...
Sep 13th, 2021
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By the Ontario Nature Team With a federal election called for September 20, 2021, it’s time to make the interconnected crises of biodiversity loss and climate change a top issue for voters and political candidates. Whom we vote for matters more than ever. We need leaders who are prepared to take bold...