May 8th, 2023
Release from Friends of the Waverley Uplands THE FIRST SCIENTIFIC STUDY OF ITS TYPE! Do our Federal/Provincial Legal and Environmental requirements/regulations for aggregate mining go far enough to protect the purest groundwater known to science; how about for digging below the water table? Until mor...
Dec 17th, 2022
Concerns about Oro Moraine ‘a three-alarm issue,’ says letter writer The Oro Moraine is the beginning place (headwaters) of seven watercourses including the Hawkestone Creek, above.David Hawke Photo From BarrieToday, Dec 16 2022 Thank you, BarrieToday and David Hawke, for this essential p...
Aug 16th, 2022
Members of the Chigamik Hand Drum Circle at the UNESCO Geopark meeting, in front of panelists Tony Pigott, Jack Contin, Nick Eyles and Kirsten Kennedy. – AWARE Simcoe photo UNESCO designation may be a slam dunk, but controversial developments won’t be affected By Kate Harries AWARE News Network...
Jul 28th, 2022
Elmvale Flow From the Tiny Cottager, July 28, 2022 The Federation of Tiny Township Shoreline Associations (FoTTSA) has negotiated a settlement of FoTTSA’s appeal of the 2021 Permit to Take Water issued by the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) to the owners of the Teedon Pit, ...
Jul 10th, 2022
Senior hydrologist Dave Hopkins (bottom row, right) of R.J. Burnside & Associates Ltd. recently provided Tiny Township council with an overview of accepted consulting recommendations for the Waverley Pit No. 2 permit to take water and Environmental Compliance Approval by the Ministry of Environme...
Jun 28th, 2022
By Mark Calzavara, Water Campaigner, The Council of Canadians Lying beneath the ground in Tiny Township, Ontario, is an aquifer that contains the purest groundwater ever tested. Despite heroic efforts to protect it, by our friends and allies in Tiny and the surrounding communities, the Ontario govern...
Jun 23rd, 2022
Ontario Green Party Leader Mike Schreiner is shown at the Teedon Pit in Waverley – home to the world’s most pristine water. File Photo From MidlandToday, June 20, 2022 A Letter to the Editor The following letter is in response to a story, published June 18, titled ‘Stanley supporter...
Jun 20th, 2022
Sign to protect the purest water in the world! The groundwater below the Simcoe Uplands near Waverley in Simcoe County has been tested for three decades and is the purest water known to science. But it is threatened. Many actions to protect it are taking place. One is petition e-3867 on the House of ...
Jun 14th, 2022
Hello Canadian Museum of Water, The creation of the Canadian Museum of Water in Port McNicoll is a wonderful addition to Tay Township, Simcoe County, Ontario and Canada. It is with great interest that AWARE Simcoe members await the opening of the Canadian Museum of Water in Port McNicoll. AWARE Simco...
May 14th, 2022
Lynne Gibson shows her concern for the disruption and destruction of the Elmvale Water Kiosk, Friday, May 6.Shawn Gibson/BarrieToday From MidlandToday, May 6, 2022 By Shawn Gibson Ontario Liberal candidates Aaron Cayden Hiltz (Simcoe North) and Jeff Lehman (Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte) met with re...