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Apr 6th, 2024
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The Mirror – Midland-Pentetanguishene-Tay-Tiny Study could show how natural processes could be replicated to provide clean water to areas that don’t have access Aquifer is located in the Simcoe uplands, which covers an area that includes Tiny, Springwater, Oro-Medonte and Tay townships. By Ian ...
Apr 5th, 2024
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Save Brocks Beach! NO to high density developments on Beachwood Road (Wasaga Beach) GERARD DUSASTRE Wasaga Beach, Canada Apr 1, 2024 A few days ago, survey contractors were doing a survey along the “Betty Trail” (trail between Shore Lane and Betty Boulevard), and planting posts. They were also seen a...
Mar 22nd, 2024
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Mar 22nd, 2024
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Without Water, there is no life! World Water Day is tomorrow – we invite you to take action by supporting our mission to empower people and communities to work in solidarity towards water justice. Together,  we can address the many water challenges facing communities across the province and cre...
Oct 20th, 2023
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Developer Shakir Rehmatullah (left) and Kaleed Rasheed (right), PC MPP and current cabinet minister, in January 2019.Rasheed’s Twitter/@krasheedmpp From Barrie Today, October 18, 2023 by Charlie Pinkerton Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on The Trillium, a Village Media web...
Oct 15th, 2023
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UTOPIA, Ontario (October 3, 2023) – The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) is searching for landowners looking to plant trees in the spring of 2024. Each year, NVCA’s forestry program plants around 100,000 trees for property owners in the Nottawasaga Watershed who want to convert their ...
Aug 30th, 2023
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Margaret Prophet is the executive director of the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition From Simcoe.com, August 29, 2023 By Margaret Prophet Barrie Advance Dear MPP Doug Downey, MPP Jill Dunlop and MPP Caroline Mulroney, In December of 2022, you and your cabinet colleagues signed off on removal of 7,400 ...
Aug 30th, 2023
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The Minesing Wetlands are home to a diverse array of habitats. The mix of fen, marsh and swamp wetlands provides habitat for sensitive plants and animals, including a number of rare species and species at risk. | Photo supplied by the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority From BarrieToday, August...
Aug 26th, 2023
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This event is offered in-person and livestream Tuesdays September 19th to October 10th, 1:30 – 3:30 Get Your Tickets This 4-part series featuring Bob McDonald, CBC host of Quirks and Quarks, is being presented in person at Grace United Church and livestreamed.  It will also be recorded, and available...
Aug 26th, 2023
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Aggregate mine – Image from the Ontario Farmland Trust From Simcoe.com, August 22, 2023 By Eli Ridder, Orillia Today Advocates are raising the alarm over a company’s effort to pull water from the Oro Moraine. Sarjeant Co. Limited, which has been running an aggregate pit in Oro Medonte for about...