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Jun 8th, 2023
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We already know the truth about RBC: the largest funder of fossil fuels in the world, a major investor in the Coastal Gas Link pipeline, all being hidden behind a slick greenwashing campaign that’s so egregious, even the Canadian government is investigating the bank over it. [1,2] RBC’s PR team...
Jun 4th, 2023
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By Charles O’Hara Director, Resource Recovery Policy Branch Environmental Policy Division Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Park On June 3, 2021, Ontario finalized a new blue box regulation (O. Reg. 391/21) to make producers responsible for collecting and managing paper, packaging...
May 28th, 2023
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By Angela Bischoff, Director of the Ontario Clean Air Alliance Double your impact Last week, Ontario took yet another determined step down the road toward climate destruction. In an era when everyone from the United Nations to the oil-and-gas-friendly International Energy Agency has said “no more fos...
May 28th, 2023
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Local farmers are worried about the impact of planned provincial legislation. From OrilliaMatters, May 24, 2022 By Derek Howard, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter A recent crop of concerns popped up at the Tiny Township council meeting. Tiny council heard from Paul Maurice of Lafontaine, a local f...
May 20th, 2023
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The following Directors were elected to the AWARE Simcoe Board at the Sunday May 28, 2023 Annual General Meeting Ann Truyens at@iglide.net  AWARE O-M – 705-721-7898 Dianne Russell newvoyager0217@aol.com AWARE BWG – 905-775-9562 Don Morgan jmorg@sympatico.ca  AWARE Midland – 705-526-9883 Erik Schomann...
May 16th, 2023
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The health of forests and wetlands is in decline, but the quality of groundwater sources remain very good to good, according to a recent health check report of the Nottawasaga watershed From Simcoe.com, May 9, 2023 By Brad Pritchard Alliston Herald A recent health check on local rivers, streams and f...
May 8th, 2023
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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...
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Apr 28th, 2023
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The AWARE Simcoe Annual General Meeting is coming up! It will be held on Sunday May 28, 2023 at the Large Pavilion in Springwater Provincial Park -1331 Highway 26 in Midhurst from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Directions: https://www.google.com/maps/dir//springwater+provincial+park/@44.4411728,-79.8467303,1...
Mar 19th, 2023
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‘In a world gone mad, we need laughter,’ says Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition official of upcoming fundraiser OrilliaMatters Staff, Mar 18 2023 The Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition is tickled to invite lake lovers and comedy fans to its second annual Laugh for Lake Simcoe comedy event on Friday,...
Mar 18th, 2023
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‘With accelerated growth … water availability and quality will continue to decline, putting even more pressure on the Great Lakes,’ says conservation authority official From OrillliaMatters Collingwood’s shoreline along Georgian Bay in Lake Huron.Supplied photo The Nottawasaga...