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Aug 16th, 2022
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We are reaching out today with a quick update on efforts to further challenge the County of Simcoe on their plans to build a Waste Facility in the Freele County Forest Tract. The oral hearing for FSF’s motion for leave to appeal the Ontario Land Tribunal’s decision allowing the ERRC to be...
Aug 6th, 2022
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Highway 413 will impact species-at-risk, climate change and increase sprawl From Wilderness Committee By Katie Krelove, Ontario Campaigner During the provincial election Premier Doug Ford doubled down on promises to build the new mega-highway 413 — but we know it’s nowhere near a done deal. Last year...
Jul 31st, 2022
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From Nature Canada, July 15, 2022 By Natasha Tucker, Mind Your Plastic Blogger You’ve probably heard the term “Circular Economy,” but do you know what it actually means? This term relates to how we use and dispose of materials, whether that’s the packaging that the items you buy come in or the produc...
Jul 29th, 2022
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The first Green Orillia Waterways Cleanup is taking place Sunday, July 31....
Jul 28th, 2022
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Georgian Bay Forever’s Amber Gordon with one of the bottles that will be used in a project that will track the path trash takes in Georgian Bay. – Amber Gordon photo From Simcoe.com, July 26, 2022 By Ian Adams If you see someone toss a plastic bottle into Georgian Bay at the end of August...
Jul 18th, 2022
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From the Ontario Clean Air Alliance By Angela Bischoff, Director The International Joint Commission’s Great Lakes Water Quality Board is calling for Ontario Power Generation’s (OPG) nuclear waste storage facilities to be “hardened” and located away from shorelines to prevent them from becoming compro...
Jul 15th, 2022
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On Thursday July 21, walk with Grassy Narrows to combat environment injustice!...
Jul 13th, 2022
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Stock image From OrilliaMatters, Juky 9, 2022 NEWS RELEASE: SUSTAINABLE ORILLIA With news of droughts in the prairies and the western U.S., larger than ever tornadoes roaring through Oklahoma and other U.S. states, a seldom heard of windstorm sweeping through southern Ontario, and wildfire season sta...
Jun 23rd, 2022
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Dino DiLaudo, vice-president of Westmoreland Topline Farms in Leamington, Ont., stands in front of a new production line that will help eliminate single-use plastic from cucumbers. (Chris Ensing/CBC) Dino DiLaudo stands beside a conveyor belt stacked with freshly grown cucumbers plucked from leafy, g...
May 25th, 2022
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Clockwise from top left: Brian Saunderson for the PCs, Keith Nunn for the NDP, Ted Crysler for the Liberals, and Allan Kuhn for the Greens. From BarrieToday, May 24, 2022 The four main provincial candidates in Simcoe-Grey were asked a series of six questions via email. The following responses were su...