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Jul 23rd, 2021
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Kiss the Ground Movie Thursday, July 29 – 5 PM PT / 8 PM ET On Fire Drill Fridays Movie Nights we come together (virtually) to watch a film with themes of climate change and activism. Jane Fonda curates the films, and everyone is welcome to join the community chat during the screening and a Q&A m...
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 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 10th, 2021
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This is the proposed location for the Bradford Bypass, which would be built through the East Holland River shown here Read this article by Joel Wittnebel on The Pointer here: https://thepointer.com/article/2021-07-02/we-can-t-keep-doing-this-pc-government-speeds-ahead-with-bradford-bypass-advocates-s...
Jul 5th, 2021
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A sign at the site in Goldboro, N.S., of a proposed $13-billion liquefied natural gas plant. The company behind the project, Pieridae, has set June 30 as its deadline for whether to move forward. By Patrick Bonin, Climate & Energy Campaigner, Greenpeace Canada Following pressure from thousands of...
Jul 5th, 2021
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A word from donors Paul McKay and Mike Brigham By Angela Bischoff, Director and Jack Gibbons, Chair of the Ontario Clean Air Alliance “As safe energy advocates and green power project builders, we have long admired and supported the stellar campaigns of the Ontario Clean Air Alliance (OCAA) to ...
Jun 16th, 2021
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Dr. Charles Gardner, medical officer of health for Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, enjoys cycling and hiking and believes climate change needs to be tackled like the world tackled the pandemic. From OrilliaMatters June 15, 2021 By OrilliaMatters Staff ‘Climate change will have a much bigge...
Jun 1st, 2021
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Please sign and share the petition using this link: https://petitions.ourcommons.ca/en/Petition/Details?Petition=e-3408 Petition e-3408 – Petitions Petition to the Government of Canada   Whereas: Indigenous peoples have rights and title to their traditional territories and have been stewar...