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Nov 15th, 2023
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ONTARIO CLEAN AIR ALLIANCE First the good news: Ontario is now offering free cold-climate air-source heat pumps (ASHP) to income-eligible households that currently have electric baseboard heating. According to the province’s Save On Energy program, switching from electric baseboards to a cold climate...
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Nov 15th, 2023
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Township of Springwater / November 15, 2023 – The CPKC Holiday Train is returning to the rails to bring holiday cheer to hundreds of communities across Canada. The train will roll into Springwater at 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday, November 29, 2023 at the railway crossing at Anne Street North and Wenden Co...
Nov 15th, 2023
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WILDERNESS COMMITTEE Doug Ford’s plans to build new gas plants for electricity generation would be a disaster for the climate and affordable energy. There are cleaner and cheaper options to build a net-zero power grid for the province by 2035, in line with Canada’s target for 100 per cent clean...
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Nov 15th, 2023
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Dear friends, We are so grateful for your past support for our work. Now we want to celebrate our Coalition with you!  We are pleased to invite you to our 20th Anniversary Party in Historic downtown Newmarket at the Old Town Hall on Thursday, November 23rd, from 7 – 10pm.  Celebrate our past, p...
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Nov 15th, 2023
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GREENPEACE Have you ever felt so angry about a decision made by the government that you wished you could argue your case in court? That’s exactly what seven brave Ontario residents, aged between 12 and 24, decided to do in 2018. They’ve pursued legal action against the Ontario government over its dec...
Nov 15th, 2023
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Barrie-Innisfil MPP Andrea Khanjin, Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority CAO Rob Baldwin, centre, and Barrie Mayor Alex Nuttall are shown at Thursday’s Lake Simcoe funding announcement.Bob Bruton/BarrieToday Letter to the Editor, November 11, 2023 Re: Province drops $1.3M into Lake Simcoe ...
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Nov 7th, 2023
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Ontario Clean Air Alliance Quebec understands something Ontario doesn’t: How to build a modern energy system. Our neighbours to the east have just announced they are going to meet 100% of their future electricity needs by investing in energy efficiency and renewables (wind, solar, waterpower and biog...
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Nov 7th, 2023
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Amazingly awesome to think of the life of this tree! No forest fires, nor earthquakes nor loggers took it down. Just a quiet life in a California forest for all these years. 3200 Years in One Photo Not every tree has a nickname, but ‘The President’ has earned it. This giant sequoia stands...
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Nov 7th, 2023
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Steve Clark, Ontario’s former minister of municipal affairs and housing, speaks to journalists at Queen’s Park on Nov. 16, 2022.Chris Young/The Canadian Press From Barrie Today by Jack Hauen, November 1, 2023 Now-reversed changes were made at behest of Quinto Annibale, on behalf of Caledon golf...
Nov 5th, 2023
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‘This is a generational opportunity for organizations and individuals across the country to show their environmental leadership,’ says Forests Ontario official From BarrieToday Staff Oct 31, 2023 A Barrie-based organization has signed an agreement with Natural Resources Canada’s 2 Billion...