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Jul 28th, 2021
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By Angela Bischoff, Director of the Ontario Clean air Alliance In the wake of revelations about dangerous conditions discovered in the critical pressure tube system in two Bruce Nuclear reactors, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has ordered Bruce Power and OPG to not restart any shutdown...
Jul 28th, 2021
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A aerial view of the Teedon Pit on Darby Road in Tiny Township From Orillia Matters, July 27, 2021 By Derek Howard ‘We’ve had too many proposals that have gone forward in Tiny that have contaminated the groundwater sources,’ says Anne Nahuis There is no water under the bridge so long as t...
Jul 25th, 2021
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Bruce Nuclear Station, Kincardine, ON – world’s largest nuclear station By Angela Bischoff, Director of the Ontario Clean Air Alliance There are more stunning revelations in the Globe and Mail this week about the precarious state of Ontario’s aging nuclear reactors. The Globe reports that inspe...
Jul 21st, 2021
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Mayor Brian Saunderson No financial limit set for law firm to conduct work From Simcoe.com July 21, 2021 By Ian Adams The Town of Collingwood has retained lawyers to get “direct accountability” from those at the heart of the Collingwood judicial inquiry. “This story is not about things from the past....
Jul 21st, 2021
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Ontario Energy Minister, Todd Smith By Angela Bischoff, Director of the Ontario Clean Air Alliance This fall, Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) is planning to issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) for 75O megawatts (MW) of generation commencing in 2026. The purpose of this RFP is...
Jul 21st, 2021
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Andrea Khanjin, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks and MPP for Barrie-Innisfil speaks at the launch of the New Youth Environment Council with Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks David Piccini in Barrie on Wed., July 21, 2021. (Courtesy: Andr...
Jul 15th, 2021
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Please come out and help us to make more public, our very important cause to protect and save the “exceptional” groundwater at FRENCH’S HILL (and Simcoe Uplands) by coming out every Friday from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  (To stop the expansion of the Teedon Pit on the Hill, and to stop th...
Jul 14th, 2021
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Helicopter spraying glyphosate over newly growing forest By Reykia Fick, Nature and Food Campaigner, Greenpeace Canada It is known as the “rain of death”. Every summer, helicopters spray vast quantities of glyphosate over newly growing forests. This herbicide poison — key ingredient in Monsanto’s Rou...
Jul 14th, 2021
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The proposed highway systems included in the Master Transportation Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe Jul 13, 2021 Earlier this month, the province released its Master Transportation Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe.  Its purpose is to outline the future “vision” of what transportation planni...
Jul 11th, 2021
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Teedon Pit – Community Liaison Tour 2019 A Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) Hearing is being held this month on Friday July 23, 2021 at 10:00 AM on the proposed expansion of the Teedon Pit by CRH Canada Inc. on French’s Hill in Tiny Township. They intend to remove gravel to a depth of 10 [&helli...