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September 4th, 2009 Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty sent the following email to one of our supporters: On Thu, 9/3/09, dmcguinty@premier.gov.on.ca wrote Thanks for your online message about the North Simcoe landfill site(Site 41). I appreciate your taking the time to share your concerns with me.In On...
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September 4th, 2009 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFestival shows how big events can produce little or no waste ELMVALE — September 3, 2009 – It was one of Ontario’s most refreshing “zero waste” summer events: a festival dedicated to celebrating water. The Elmvale Water Festival (EWF), a free day-long event de...
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September 4th, 2009 Dear Mr. Gerretsen,It’s been almost two weeks since we met with you and your staff,You promised to make a request to Simcoe County that the calibrated computer model be released.We would like to know if that request has been made and if there has been a response.The immediate occa...
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September 4th, 2009 Have a safe and GARBAGE-FREE long weekend! Saturday September 5 10 a.m. Children’s Walk and Water Ceremony at the protest camp. Activites continue all day into the regular 6 p.m. potluck.11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Legal fundraiser at Yorkies Bar and Grill, 59 Main St. Penetanguishene, 705-...
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September 7th, 2009 Supporters have alerted us to a couple of interesting linksThe Story of Stuff: A video that takes on some fundamental issues with clarity and humour.StuffNo Impact Man: A film about a New Yorker’s one-year project to turn off the electricity and stop making garbage. His caffeine-l...
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September 8th, 2009 Tuesday September 8 Springwater Council meets, 5:30 p.m., 2231 Nursery Rd., Midhurst (normally first and third Monday)Bradford West Gwillimbury Council meets, 7 p.m. 57 Holland St., BradfordCollingwood Council meets in Committee of the Whole.Adjala Tosorontio Council meets.Wednesd...
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RFP closed Aug. 28. Bidders include Genivar, Miller Waste Inc, etc. Scroll down to listing on County website Procurements and tenders and click on ‘bidders.’...
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Former Site 41 Community Monitoring Committee chair Ray Millar will be on ROGERS TV tonight, the TALK LOCAL show, from 9:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. The topic of discussion will be recent developments with respect to Site 41 and our go forward options. He will address various waste management options, f...
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Simcoe County councillors want alternativesSeptember 9th, 2009 Report from Simcoe County Corporate Services Committee meeting.Chair Doug Little was not in attendance. Tiny Deputy Mayor George Lawrence suggested he would speak to, but was not allowed to put forward the Tiny Township motion for DS41 de...
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Apology expected for County’s racist release September 9th, 2009 From the Midland Free Press’By DOUGLAS GLYNNSimcoe County should publicly apologize for issuing a news release that said a dozen people wearing “black bandanas” were blocking the entrance to dump Site 41 on Aug. 20, a leader of the Anis...