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Jan 24th, 2022
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From MidlandToday, January 21, 2022 A Letter to the Editor Dear Editor, Tay also needs to be more vigilant when it comes to the “Miracle of Nature” water. I only just learned about a new housing development: ‘WAVERLEY HEIGHTS’ (32 estate homes) going up in Tay Township. I am i...
Jan 17th, 2022
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An aerial view of the Teedon Pit at 40 Darby Road in Tiny Township. From MidlandToday, January 13, 2022 By Derek Howard Payback can be sweet, whether figuratively or literally. During a recent committee of the whole meeting, Coun. Gibb Wishart brought forward resident correspondence relating to a let...
Jan 13th, 2022
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File photo. (Brent Calver/Western Wheel) From MidlandToday, January 12, 2021 A Letter to the Editor Good morning, I am sitting here watching CNN. The United States is going to hell in a hand-basket.  No one wants to take the responsibility to right the wrongs. Even if they wanted to, they would be st...
Dec 22nd, 2021
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(Brent Calver/Western Wheel) From MidlandToday, December 21, 2021 Letter to the editor Dear Editor, Councillor Wishart of Tiny Township is spot on when he says: “This whole thing is happening in the wrong place in the world.” Aggregate mining in this particular environmentally critical area is reckle...
Nov 29th, 2021
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The groundwater in Elmvale, Ont., is believed to be the cleanest in the world, but some residents and scientists are worried about the impact of nearby quarries. They are fighting for answers and accountability. 9:08 From CBC News, November 27, 2021 By Ioanna Roumeliotis & Brenda Witmer Bonnie Pa...
Nov 26th, 2021
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Bonnie Pauzé says the water from her artesian well is ‘some of the best stuff on the planet’. Photograph: Cole Burston/The Guardian From The Guardian, November 25, 2021 By Layland Cecco The people of Tiny and neighboring First Nations are fighting the expansion of the quarry pits to keep their water ...
Oct 23rd, 2021
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Photos by Cole Burtson Le Devoir Bonnie Pauzé examines the water from a well near her home. The water in Tiny Township, Ontario is exceptionally pure. From Le Devoir, October 16, 2021 By Étienne Lajoie “We live on Earth, it provides us with what we need. But then we started removing parts from the sp...
Oct 4th, 2021
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Dr. Ian Clark of the University of Ottawa was at the Elmvale water kiosk on Saturday October 2, leading a group of graduate students who collected samples for their studies of the water, which has tested as the purest known to science. The visit was a pleasant surprise for campaigners who were at the...
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 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...