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Aug 26th, 2023
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A report this month from the auditor general found that developers who owned 15 sites of land that the Progressive Conservative government removed from the protected Greenbelt area last year now stand to see those properties rise in value by $8.3 billion. In the Duffins Rouge Agricultural Preserve, p...
Aug 25th, 2023
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Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie, who is one of five candidates vying to be the next leader of the Ontario Liberal Party, stopped off at the Midland Cultural Centre on Aug. 16. | Gisele Winton Sarvis/MidlandToday From Simcoe.com, August 17, 2023 By Andrew Mendler Midland Mirror Ontario Liberal leader...
Aug 25th, 2023
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Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault speaks at a press conference, in Ottawa, on Monday, June 5, 2023. | Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press From BarrieToday, August 16, 2023 By Aidan Chamandy Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on The Trillium, a Village Media website devoted excl...
Aug 25th, 2023
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Sing the petition here As an Ontarian who deeply cares about the preservation of our natural spaces and the integrity of our government, I am calling on all concerned citizens to join me in demanding the immediate resignation of Premier Doug Ford. It is with great disappointment and outrage that I ad...
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Aug 17th, 2023
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David Crombie will feature as a special guest Public Forum on the Greenbelt – Barrie – September 12th Tuesday, Sep 12, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Grace United Church 350 Grove Street East Barrie, ON Featuring special guest speakers: David Crombie, former mayor of Toronto and former chair of ...
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...
Aug 15th, 2023
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Ontario Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk (left) and Premier Doug Ford will address the long-awaited report into the controversial Greenbelt land swap on Wednesday. Star wire services Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservatives “favoured certain developers” in a controversial $8.28-billion Greenbelt land swap r...
Aug 6th, 2023
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  The Mariposa Folk Festival began in Orillia in 1961 and has enjoyed a renaissance since returning to Orillia. These days, the festival is focused on being sustainable – in more ways than one. OrilliaMatters File Photo The Mariposa Folk Festival is a leader in environmental and sustainabl...
Jul 17th, 2023
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This is our moment to act. The federal government has already taken action before, And massive public outcry could push Ottawa to stop Ford’s plan before it even starts. We can have a real impact and help save one of the most biologically rich protected areas in all of Canada! Tell your friends and f...
Jul 17th, 2023
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Deputy Mayor Barry Norris, top left, of Tay Township can be seen with members of Georgian Bay Forever and fellow councillors and volunteers, wading in Waubaushene waters to cut and drown invasive phragmites. | Derek Howard From MidlandToday, July 12, 2023 By Derek Howard, Local Journalism Initiative ...