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By AWARE Simcoe
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Nov 29th, 2021
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Paulette Dennis, Gillian, Frank McEnaney, and Peter Dennis protest at Simcoe-Grey MP Terry Dowdall’s office against the pending purchase of fighter jets by the federal government. Erika Engel/CollingwoodToday From BarrieToday, November 24, 2021 By Erika Engel A group of Collingwood-area residen...
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Nov 29th, 2021
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Supplied photo From BarrieToday, Nov 24, 2021 By BarrieToday Staff Instead of cutting a Christmas tree this year, why not grow one? Choose to go green this holiday season with Living Green Barrie’s (LG) Holiday Tree Fundraiser. LG is selling live, potted holiday trees to raise funds for their 10,000 ...
By AWARE Simcoe
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Nov 29th, 2021
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 From 1961 through to 1985, a small tugboat, the R.A. Hoey, was in service as a passenger ferry and sailed the channel daily between Christian Island and Cedar Point on the mainland.Supplied Photo From OrilliaMatters, Nov 23, 2021 By Jeff Monague It’s November and the winds have shifted and they now ...
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Nov 29th, 2021
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The groundwater in Elmvale, Ont., is believed to be the cleanest in the world, but some residents and scientists are worried about the impact of nearby quarries. They are fighting for answers and accountability. 9:08 From CBC News, November 27, 2021 By Ioanna Roumeliotis & Brenda Witmer Bonnie Pa...
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Nov 29th, 2021
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From The Council of Canadians, November 16, 2021 TORONTO – The Ontario government announced late yesterday that it is renewing two controversial permits that allow the extraction and bottling of billions of litres of groundwater by Blue Triton Waters, the corporation that bought Nestle’s North Americ...
By AWARE Simcoe
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Nov 27th, 2021
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Transportation Minister Caroline Mulroney and Associate Transportation Minister Stan Cho.  FACEBOOK From the Toronto Star, November 26, 2021 By Robert Benzie Queen’s Park Bureau Chief Premier Doug Ford has started seeking bids to build sections of the controversial Bradford bypass freeway. Ford...
By AWARE Simcoe
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Nov 27th, 2021
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RCMP raid a camp and arrest Wet’suwet’en opponents, of a 670-kilometre natural gas pipeline and freelance photographer Amber Bracken.  YINTAH FILM SCREEN GRAB From the Toronto Star, November 24, 2021 By Jeremy Nuttall Vancouver Bureau and Kieran Leavitt Edmonton Bureau Footage of the RCMP...
By AWARE Simcoe
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Nov 27th, 2021
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Grassy Narrows youth Rodney Bruce listens to a speaker during a press conference calling on the federal government to take action at the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Special Chiefs Assembly in Ottawa on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019.  ADRIAN WYLD / THE CANADIAN PRESS FILE PHOTO By Adriana and Claire for L...
By AWARE Simcoe
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Nov 26th, 2021
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Bonnie Pauzé says the water from her artesian well is ‘some of the best stuff on the planet’. Photograph: Cole Burston/The Guardian From The Guardian, November 25, 2021 By Layland Cecco The people of Tiny and neighboring First Nations are fighting the expansion of the quarry pits to keep their water ...
By AWARE Simcoe
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Nov 25th, 2021
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Eugene Bourgeois had no concerns about nuclear energy in 1974 when he located his farm next door to the world’s largest nuclear facility – Bruce Nuclear Station in Kincardine, Ontario. There, he and his wife Ann ran a successful wool business and taught generations of people around the world th...