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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 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...
Sep 9th, 2021
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See the original Water Watcher’s request for endorsement of their moratorium on gravel extraction here: gravel_moratorium_paper_aug-17-2021. The Climate Crisis Threatens Our Homes Everyone wants to feel safe and secure at home. Home is where we live, a community and natural environment that sur...
Sep 2nd, 2021
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Dave Neeson is a councillor in Georgina and Jonathan Scott is a councillor in Bradford West Gwillimbury. They are presenting a motion in York Region to move forward the proposed Holland Marsh Phosphorous Recycling Facility. From BarrieToday, September 1, 2021 By BarrieToday Staff ‘Our motion ca...
Sep 2nd, 2021
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Midland resident and chair of AWARE Simcoe, Don Morgan From Simcoe.com, August 31, 2021 By Andrew Mendler The preservation and protection of Georgian Bay, local aquifers and the region’s diverse woodlands and wetlands is top of mind for many area residents heading into the federal election. “Unfortun...
Aug 26th, 2021
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The Holland Marsh pollution reduction project could reduce phosphorous from farming operations by 85%. By Jack Gibbons, Chair of Lake Simcoe Watch Despite support from the federal government, the Region of York has put its $40 million project to reduce phosphorous pollution from the Holland Marsh on ...
Aug 23rd, 2021
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Linda Wells By Claire Malcolmson, Executive Director of the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition Support clean water and local artists during international water week  Oro-Medonte, ON –  Linda Wells has spent the summer meeting Lake Simcoe area artists and has brought many of their works together in on...
Aug 23rd, 2021
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Plans are underway to close and transfer ownership of County Road 91 – between County Road 31 and Clearview Concession 10 – from Clearview Township to Walker Aggregates. From CollingwoodToday, August 20, 2021 By Jennifer Golletz An ongoing dispute in Clearview Township related to the clos...
Aug 20th, 2021
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The Holland River, Bradford West GwillimburyJackie Kozak/BradfordToday From BarrieToday, August 17, 2021 By the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition ‘We know that the environmental studies are out of date, impacts to Lake Simcoe and climate haven’t been studied and that the traffic congestion won’...