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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...
May 18th, 2022
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By Ibrahim and the team at SumOfUs Congrats to Nestlé for making it to the top 4 worst plastic polluters in the world for the 4th year in a row! This is mediocrity at its best for the Swiss multinational. Nestlé has announced that it is aiming for 0 emissions, including those linked to the production...
May 16th, 2022
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Stock Image From MidlandToday, April 30, 2022 By Jessica Owen According to Census numbers released earlier this month, the population of most Simcoe County communities is growing faster than expected. That is likely to create many challenges for municipalities and the impact is already being felt in ...
Apr 24th, 2022
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Curbside yard waste collection in Innisfil. | Miriam King/Freelance From MidlandToday, April 18, 2022 By Jessica Owen The County of Simcoe will be paying roughly double for special curbside collections under a new contract to start this year, due to shifts in the labour market and a lack of offers to...
Apr 21st, 2022
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The Earth Day rally will be at MPP Caroline Mulroney’s office | Patrick Bales for NewmarketToday Simcoe County – Local community advocates from across Simcoe County and York Region will be gathering outside of MPP Mulroney’s constituency office on Saturday, April 23rd to demand that Mulro...
Apr 21st, 2022
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The Ontario government has quietly overhauled its plan for a new provincial curbside recycling regime, tearing up key parts of a controversial regulation that had united environmental groups and some industry players in opposition.  ANDREW FRANCIS WALLACE / TORONTO STAR From the Toronto Star, April 1...