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Sep 25th, 2023
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September 13, 2023. — More than 250 Simcoe residents showed up for a public forum (both in person and online) at Grace United Church in Barrie yesterday to voice their frustration with Doug Ford and the Ontario Government. Hosted by the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition, and featuring a panel of seve...
Aug 15th, 2023
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Come stand in solidarity with the Land Alliance to protect their lands and waters! Date: Wednesday September 27th, 2023 Time: 12pm Location: Downtown Toronto Sign up: https://freegrassy.net/land-alliance-march/ RSVP For September 27th On September 27th, 12 pm 2023 five First Nations from Northern Ont...
Jul 2nd, 2023
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Since 2018 there have been over 5,000 mining claims made in Grassy Narrows because of Doug Ford’s refusal to withdraw the area from mining and logging activity. Instead, Doug Ford allows “free entry” throughout the area so that corporations can stake mining claims from the comfort of their living roo...
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Apr 28th, 2023
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The AWARE Simcoe Annual General Meeting is coming up! It will be held on Sunday May 28, 2023 at the Large Pavilion in Springwater Provincial Park -1331 Highway 26 in Midhurst from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Directions: https://www.google.com/maps/dir//springwater+provincial+park/@44.4411728,-79.8467303,1...
Apr 5th, 2023
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  From Ontario Nature Under the guise of improving efficiency and reducing administrative burden, the Government of Ontario is proposing alarming amendments to the Mining Act that would significantly weaken existing environmental protection and rehabilitation requirements (ERO# 019-6715). Please...
Mar 19th, 2023
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While carrots are ‘bright and cheerful’, onions are a ‘bit guarded and thin-skinned,’ says columnist From Midland News Bev Hanna, Mar. 19 2023 Stock photo I sometimes wonder what it would be like to be a carrot.They’re such comfortable little people, carrots. So bright and che...
Mar 14th, 2023
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With #Bill23, now the “More Homes Faster” Act, has the self-proclaimed Man of the People finally skewered himself in the butt? Margaret Atwood Dec 12 ,2022 It was a dark and soundless day near the end of the year, and clouds were hanging low in the heavens. Oops, that’s the opening of The...
Mar 6th, 2023
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The theme this year is Honouring the Cycle of Life From Simcoe.com Thursday, March 2, 2023 Georgian College’s in-person powwow returns this March for the first time in four years. Students, employees and the public are invited to the college’s 15th traditional powwow to celebrate and learn about Indi...
Mar 5th, 2023
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‘If a large number of Canadians would feel some healing and validation by changing one word in our national anthem, I vote yes’ says letter writer From BarrrieToday, Letter to the Editor Mar 3, 2023 Photo:Canadian flag, Elizabeth Keith/Village Media The following letter is in response to ...
Mar 1st, 2023
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The fury of insults and racial slurs targeting Jully Black ‘highlight the need for a better understanding of the true history of this land,’ says local elder From CollingwoodToday, Feb 28 2023 Column: Jeff Monague Long before anyone ever thought of putting up a flag or creating an anthem ...