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By AWARE Simcoe
In Agriculture
Sep 17th, 2021
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Billions of bees, butterflies, beetles… are dying off, and the consequences may soon be catastrophic for our crops and fragile ecosystems worldwide. Toxic agricultural pesticides are among the key culprits, but we now have a unique chance to phase them out in Europe. If we help win here, the re...
By AWARE Simcoe
In AWARE News Network
Sep 15th, 2021
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By Angela Bischoff, Director of the Ontario Clean Air Alliance The Liberal, New Democratic and Green parties are all calling for the creation of a zero-carbon electricity grid for Canada. These are important commitments since one of the best ways to fight climate change is to move to a 100% renewable...
By AWARE Simcoe
In AWARE News Network
Sep 15th, 2021
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By The Blue Mountain Watershed Trust Watershed Trust Members and many other concerned citizens have united to fight the Town of Clearview’s proposed expansion of County Road 26/27, a summer-only road that traverses sensitive Escarpment wetlands. Our last update was March 29 th , so it’s about time to...
By AWARE Simcoe
In AWARE News Network
Sep 14th, 2021
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By Margaret Prophet, Executive Director, Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition Barrie – On September 8, the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition and the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition organized all candidate meetings for Barrie-Springwater-Oro Medonte, Barrie-Innisfil and York-Simcoe to determine the pa...
By AWARE Simcoe
In Collingwood
Sep 14th, 2021
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Collingwood See the Salmon Run Event – Sat. Sept. 25 Major salmon migration event includes nature walk with conservation experts, gourmet food, FREE kids snack and edu-tainment Collingwood, ON – After a year’s hiatus, the Blue Mountain Watershed Trust’s See the Salmon Run event is back: on Satu...
By AWARE Simcoe
In AWARE News Network
Sep 13th, 2021
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By Friends of Simcoe Forests We’re touching base today to remind you of the LPAT hearing beginning tomorrow regarding the Environmental Resource Recovery Centre. We are extremely fortunate to have an amazing legal team representing the interests of the Friends of Simcoe Forests and the concerned citi...
By AWARE Simcoe
In Agriculture
Sep 13th, 2021
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By the Ontario Nature Team With a federal election called for September 20, 2021, it’s time to make the interconnected crises of biodiversity loss and climate change a top issue for voters and political candidates. Whom we vote for matters more than ever. We need leaders who are prepared to take bold...
By AWARE Simcoe
In Agriculture
Sep 13th, 2021
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Legislative Assembly of Ontario By Katie Krelove, Ontario Campaigner, Wilderness Committee We had our day in court and won! Last week an Ontario Divisional Court declared Ontario’s Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Steve Clark acted “unreasonably and unlawfully” by failing to consult the publ...
By AWARE Simcoe
In Degrowth
Sep 11th, 2021
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Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s government has lost a string of court challenges against its legislation. (Nathan Denette/Canadian Press) From CBC News, September 11, 2021 By Mike Crawley Premier Doug Ford’s government lost yet another court case this week. It has become a bit of a trend. Sin...
By AWARE Simcoe
In Agriculture
Sep 9th, 2021
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See the original Water Watcher’s request for endorsement of their moratorium on gravel extraction here: gravel_moratorium_paper_aug-17-2021. The Climate Crisis Threatens Our Homes Everyone wants to feel safe and secure at home. Home is where we live, a community and natural environment that sur...