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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 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 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...
Sep 13th, 2021
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Legislative Assembly of Ontario By Katie Krelove, Ontario Campaigner, Wilderness Committee We had our day in court and won! Last week an Ontario Divisional Court declared Ontario’s Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Steve Clark acted “unreasonably and unlawfully” by failing to consult the publ...
Sep 11th, 2021
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Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s government has lost a string of court challenges against its legislation. (Nathan Denette/Canadian Press) From CBC News, September 11, 2021 By Mike Crawley Premier Doug Ford’s government lost yet another court case this week. It has become a bit of a trend. Sin...